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    Amazon tests using Flex drivers to make mall deliveries

    Contractors working for the Amazon Inc. Flex program load packages into vehicles to deliver to customers in San Francisco. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Amazon is turning to its legions of contracted Flex drivers to deliver packages from mall-based retailers, allowing sellers to ship products from their own stores using the e-commerce giant’s delivery service Amazon has been notifying some Flex drivers in recent months that it’s testing a new program where workers fetch packages from retailers in their area and drop them off at customers’ doorsteps, Amazon said in a notice to drivers that was viewed by CNBC. “Amazon Flex is testing a new offer type…