An iOS app is being trialled by eBay that will see customers receive a delivery just an hour after ordering it. Currently in beta, eBay Now is already being used by customers in San Francisco.

There is a $5 delivery fee for each order on purchases over $25 and made from local stores, but eBay is offering incentives to get people up and running. Its eBay Now users will receive $15 off their first order and there will be no shipping charge for the first three orders made.

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Retailers with whom eBay Now be used include partnered stores Toys’R’Us, Macy’s, Target and Best Buy. So long as the order is made half an hour before a store closes and between the hours of 9am and 9pm (Sunday 9am to 6pm) then purchases will be delivered on the same day - sometimes in an hour.

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Should the beta trial in San Francisco prove a success, eBay Now is expected to be rolled out further afield.

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