Returning your Amazon deliveries just became more convenient. You can return packages for free at your local Kohl's store starting in July. The stores will accept "eligible Amazon items," without a box or label, regardless of the reason, and ship them to Amazon for free, according to a release Tuesday.
The program is expanding to all Kohl's stores in the US after operating in 100 stores previously. Kohl's has more than 1,150 locations across 48 states. Amazon and Kohl's have worked together on the. At the same time, Kohl's began selling Amazon Kindles, Echos and other devices in some of its stores.
"We are thrilled to bring Amazon Returns at Kohl's to all of our stores across the country," Michelle Gass, Kohl's chief executive officer, said in the release. "This new service is another example of how Kohl's is delivering innovation to drive traffic to our stores and bring more relevance to our customers."
After the announcement, Kohl's shares climbed 12%, according to CBS News.
Additionally,to 13 additional cities on Tuesday. Key lets Amazon leave packages inside people's homes. Key is now available in 50 US cities, and the expansion includes all three parts of Key's service -- in-home, in-car and in-garage deliveries.
Amazon didn't reply to a request for additional comment.
Originally published April 23, 12;52 a.m. PT.
Updates, 9 a.m.: Adds more details; 12:44 p.m.: Adds more background.
Update, April 24: Adds more details.