Amazon pushes holiday shoppers to pick up packages at stores amid potential delivery crunch

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Amazon Prime boxes loaded on a cart for delivery in New York on October 10, 2018. (AP / Mark Lennihan)

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Amazon is pushing holiday shoppers to get their orders delivered to some of its brick-and-mortar retail locations.

The company said it will help shoppers keep their “holiday season spoiler free.”

But it’s likely to help Amazon save crucial last-mile delivery capacity, as it stares down a potential logistics crunch fueled by record online shopping this year.

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