28 Jul '17, 9am

Amazon Prime Now launched in Singapore, then quickly couldn't cope with demand

Just hours after it launched in Singapore to great fanfare — Amazon Prime Now is down. The e-commerce giant's launch on Thursday marked its first foray into Southeast Asia. SEE ALSO: Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive But for all the initial hype and excitement it drummed up, it seems like the delivery service is unable to cope with demand. The app, which launched Thursday morning, showed that delivery was "unavailable" from Thursday afternoon till Friday afternoon, when Mashable tested it out. Image: screenshot/mashable Prime Now has now resumed its delivery service, though the app still states that "delivery availability may be limited". Image: SCREENSHOT/MASHABLE And people were not happy: Amazon sent Mashable a statement saying: "We are delivering thousands and thousands of orders each day. "Due to great customer response, delivery wind...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2017/07/28/amazon-down-singapore/

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