Amazon testing locker program in Hoboken, West New York, Jersey City, report says
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HUDSON COUNTY -- A recent article in the Record of Hackensack says that Amazon has been "quietly" testing delivering its products to customers via lockers in their towns, including in West New York, Hoboken, and Jersey City.

The story said that Amazon has refused questions from reporters about the program. But the lockers have been spotted in 7-Eleven stores in Hoboken and West New York, and in a Staples in Jersey City.

"Online retailers Walmart.com and Amazon.com are looking to extend their reach by putting delivery lockers in drugstores and convenience stores, and in chain stores like Staples," reads the story, "to meet customers' demands for faster access to online orders. Amazon lockers at a 7-Eleven in Hoboken. Wal-Mart is planning to put lockers in their stores for online shoppers starting in summer. E-commerce giant Amazon has quietly been testing delivery lockers for about two years."

The program is part of a race to provide same-day service to customers, the story said.
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