May 26 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is considering the launch of physical pharmacies in the United States, Insider reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Amazon did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment.
The Insider report said the talks are mostly exploratory and any meaningful rollout of stores could take more than a year.(bit.ly/3vozNyG)
Amazon launched an online pharmacy in November for delivering prescription medications in the U.S., increasing competition with drug retailers such as Walgreens, CVS Health and Walmart. (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)