Amazon Japan raises Prime membership fee

Source: Channel News Asia, Monday, Apr 15, 2019

Amazon’s Japanese unit raised the membership fee for its Prime service by 26% on 12 April, the first such hike since it was launched in the country 11 years ago. The new annual Prime membership fee is JPY4,900 (USD44.83) versus JPY3,900 (USD35.67) previously. The ecommerce giant did not provide a reason but pointed to the growing number of services available to members.