Amazon will delivery live, full-size Christmas trees this year. TY GREENLEES / STAFF

Need a live Christmas tree? Amazon to sell them this year

Amazon is expected to ship more than Christmas gifts to homes this holiday season, offering full-size, live Christmas trees delivered right to the front door.

Starting in November, the company will begin selling $50 wreaths, $25 red-leafed plants with decorative candy canes and $115 North Carolina 7-foot Fraser firs. There will also be Douglas firs and Norfolk Island pines, Amazon told the Associated Press.

All trees will be shipped within 10 days of cutting them down.

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As Amazon grows into different industries including retail, grocery and pharmacy, a retail search marketing agency forecasts that the online giant will also take a larger share of holiday spending.

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NetElixi expects Amazon to take about 40 percent of online holiday sales this year, up 5 percent from last year. That will account for $28.8 billion in sales.

The biggest holiday shopping day of the year, Black Friday, is about 10 weeks away.

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