Amazon Business Prime: A Small Business Exclusive

The Amazon Business Prime program offers targeted discounts and deals for small businesses. Like Amazon Prime, it's subscription-based.

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If you’re a staunch Amazon Prime member who also happens to be the owner of a small business, Amazon has another answer for your discount-loving needs: Amazon Business Prime on the Amazon Business platform.

Amazon Business Prime, Amazon says, helps business owners “save time and money with a wide product selection, business-only pricing and account features that are designed for small businesses.” Just as with Amazon Prime, you’ll pay a yearly or monthly cost for Amazon Business Prime. And while Amazon Prime is now $139 a year or $14.99 a month, Amazon Business Prime has steeper levels of membership cost (but hey, it’s for small businesses):

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Bob Niedt

Bob was Senior Editor at for seven years and is now a contributor to the website. He has more than 40 years of experience in online, print and visual journalism. Bob has worked as an award-winning writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., market as well as at news organizations in New York, Michigan and California. Bob joined Kiplinger in 2016, bringing a wealth of expertise covering retail, entertainment, and money-saving trends and topics. He was one of the first journalists at a daily news organization to aggressively cover retail as a specialty and has been lauded in the retail industry for his expertise. Bob has also been an adjunct and associate professor of print, online and visual journalism at Syracuse University and Ithaca College. He has a master’s degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and a bachelor’s degree in communications and theater from Hope College.