Once upon a time, shoppers had to venture out of the house to get the items they needed. Rain or shine, people had to get off their comfortable couches, get dressed and drive to the stores. Then, Amazon happened.
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The online marketplace lets you buy everything from kids clothes to the latest electronics. But Amazon Prime and other membership programs are the real moneymakers for the company, earning Amazon $6.4 billion in 2016.
Here's why a Prime membership is worth the cost so you can save more money shopping on Amazon: