Amazon is expected to raise prices on a wide range of medicines by as much as 35% for consumers in 2018, according to analysts.
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, and it recently began offering more than 200 brand-name medicines in the United States and Canada, including a wide variety of generic drugs.
Amazon also announced a number of initiatives in 2017 aimed at making prescription drugs cheaper and more accessible, including increasing their availability online, including from its own pharmacy network, and expanding the number of online pharmacies that it supports.
Here’s what you need to know.
Amazon will offer more generics than ever before Amazon is making it easier to get generic medicines at a price more competitive with those sold by traditional pharmacies.
It will be the first major U.S. retailer to offer generics at a competitive price, according a report by the nonprofit pharmacy group ACP.
Amazon has been trying to bring generics to the U.K. and other markets, but has been met with resistance from traditional pharmacies that are struggling to compete.
The company’s efforts have focused on getting generics onto its marketplace as soon as possible.
This year, Amazon plans to begin offering generics for more than 40 generic drugs in the U