Report: Amazon packages for pick-up at Staples

NEW YORK — Staples and Amazon have teamed up to offer consumers a convenient way to receive packages from the online retailer. According to a Reuters report, Staples has agreed to install Amazon lockers in its U.S. stores.

With the lockers, online shoppers have an alternative shipping location for their packages, helping them avoid missed deliveries. According to Reuters, customers are sent an email code with a pickup code for opening the locker. Shoppers then have three days to retrieve the package.

With the service, Amazon sends customers an email with a pickup code, which is entered on a touchscreen to open the locker containing the package. Shoppers have three days from the delivery date to pick up the package.