|Amazon.com Announces Editors' Picks for Hot Holiday Gifts|
Amazon.com Offers Customers Great Product Selection, New Site
Experiences and the Chance to Win a $10,000 Shopping Spree
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2007--Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced its editors' top picks for the holiday season. In what is expected to be its biggest holiday season ever, Amazon.com offers customers thousands of popular products eligible for Amazon Prime(TM) and FREE Super Saver Shipping. In addition, Amazon.com brings customers new shopping experiences, including the Holiday Toy List (www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist), Amazon Customers Vote (www.amazon.com/customersvote) and the Black Friday Deals page (www.amazon.com/blackfriday), making shopping this season easy and fun.
The Black Friday Deals page offers customers thousands of products at reduced prices for a limited time, as well as the chance to enter and win one of 51 prizes in the Black Friday Week Sweepstakes. One entrant will win the grand prize, a $10,000 Amazon.com Gift Certificate, and 50 second-place winners will receive a $50 Amazon.com Gift Certificate. Sweepstakes closes at 11:59 p.m. PST, November 25, 2007. Some restrictions apply. Visit www.amazon.com/blackfriday2007contest for details.
The following are a selection of great gift ideas from Amazon.com editors:
Toys & Games (amazon.com/toys) -- Jakks Eyeclops Bionic Eye $39.97 -- LeapFrog ClickStart My First Computer $49.97 -- Hannah Montana "Best of Both Worlds" Singing Doll $19.99 Electronics (amazon.com/electronics) -- Kindle Wireless Reading Device $399.00 -- Flip Video Ultra Series Camcorder, 60-Minutes (Black) $149.99 -- Samsung LNT4671F 46" 1080p 120Hz LCD HDTV $2,279.98 Shoes & Handbags (endless.com and amazon.com) -- Esquivel Men's Mod Oxford $699.95 -- World Food Programme Feed Bag $59.95 -- Robeez Infant/Toddler Snowman Slip-on $29.90 Beauty (amazon.com/beauty) -- Stila Gift of Glaze $ 28.00 -- Philosophy Home For The Holidays $30.00 -- Mistral 9 Soap Wood Gift Box $19.00 Apparel & Accessories (amazon.com/apparel) -- V Fraas Cashmere Knit Scarf and Glove Set $54.99
-- Gruppo Italiano Cashmere-Lined Leather Gloves for Men $69.99 and Women $54.99
-- Kashwere Fluffy Cashmere-like Robe $120.00 Home & Garden (amazon.com/home)
-- KitchenAid Professional 600 Series 6-Quart Stand Mixer, Licorice $299.99
-- Pinzon Microtech Throw, Aubergine $14.99 -- Dyson Root 6 DC16 Handheld Vacuum Cleaner $134.99 Jewelry (amazon.com/jewelry) -- 14k White Gold Black Diamond Ring (1/3 cttw) $129.00 -- 14k White Gold, Round, Diamond Stud Earrings (1/3 cttw) $49.99
-- Sterling Silver Cubic Zirconia Statements Circle Star Pendant by Crislu, 16"-18" $148.00
Watches (amazon.com/watches) -- Le Vian Women's Katana Black Diamond Watch #ZAG 96 $2,495.00
-- Invicta Men's Pro Diver Collection Diamond Accented Automatic Watch #4847 $249.00
-- LEGO Kids' "Star Wars" Luke Skywalker Watch #2907STWLS $17.99 Books (amazon.com/books) -- "The Star Wars Vault" $53.55 -- "The Daring Book for Girls" $ 14.97 -- "World Without End" $19.25 Music (amazon.com/music) -- Led Zeppelin, "Mothership" (2 CD/1 DVD) $17.99 -- U2, "The Joshua Tree" (2 CD/1 DVD) $47.99 -- "Radiohead Limited Edition" (7-Album CD Box Set) $89.98 DVD (amazon.com/dvd)
-- Harry Potter 5: "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" (Two-Disk Special Edition) $21.99
-- "Planet Earth" $53.99
-- "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" (Two-Disk Limited Edition) $22.99
Video Games (amazon.com/videogames) -- "Super Mario Galaxy" (Wii) $49.99 -- "Orange Box" (Windows Vista/XP/2000) $47.99 -- "BioShock" (Xbox 360) $56.99 Gourmet Food (amazon.com/gourmet) -- Godiva Chocolate: 48 pc. G Collection Gift Box $125.00 -- Momma Reiner's Fudge-Dipped Marshmallows Box $20.00
-- Geoff & Drew's Christmas Greetings Basket of Eight Fresh-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies and Four Brownies $44.00
Grocery (amazon.com/grocery) -- Nirmala's Kitchen 6 Spice Gift Set $42.79 -- Caffe D'Amore Bellagio Gourmet Mocha Gift Set $24.66 -- Numi's Flowering Tea Bamboo Gift Box $27.99 Health & Personal Care (amazon.com/hpc) -- Braun Pulsonic System 9595CC with LCD Screen $215.16 -- Philips Sonicare FlexCare Rechargeable Sonic Toothbrush $178.99
-- Homedics SBM-300H Therapist Select Shiatsu PLUS Massaging Cushion with Heat $129.99
Sports & Outdoor (amazon.com/sports) -- Ripstik Caster Board $77.77 -- Victorinox Swiss Army Golf Tool with Callaway Golf Balls $31.00 -- Schwinn 430 Elliptical Trainer $599.00 Automotive (amazon.com/auto) -- AAA 63 Piece Traveler Road Assistance Kit $26.99 -- Accutire MS-4350B Programmable Digital Tire Gauge $11.99 -- Duracell DPP-600HD Powerpack 600 $129.99 Tools & Hardware (amazon.com/tools) -- Black & Decker VPX903X1 VPX Starter Set $99.50
-- Black & Decker BDSL10 36" Gecko Grip Level with Accu Mark $24.99
-- Makita BDF452HW 18 Volt Compact Lithium-Ion Driver Drill Kit $199.99
Amazon.com is the home of great shipping options. For convenient and effortless shopping customers can take advantage of a popular program called Amazon Prime. For $79 a year, customers receive Free Two-Day Express Shipping on qualifying items. Amazon Prime benefits can be extended to up to four family members living in the same household, and there is no minimum purchase required and no need to consolidate orders.
In addition, customers can save money and be assured that their packages will arrive on time for the holidays by using Amazon.com's convenient FREE Super Saver Shipping available on orders over $25. Some restrictions apply; see amazon.com/supersavershipping for details.
For delivery by December 24, the following guidelines apply (for items with 24-hour availability):
-- Dec. 17: Last day to order items using FREE Super Saver Shipping on qualifying orders over $25
-- Dec. 18: Last day to order items using Guaranteed Standard Shipping
-- Dec. 19: Last full day to order items using Two-Day Shipping (free with Amazon Prime)
-- Dec. 20: Last day to order items using Two-Day Shipping - Order as late as 3 p.m. PST (varies by item) (free with Amazon Prime)
-- Dec. 21: Last full day to order items using One-Day Shipping (Just $3.99 per item with Amazon Prime)
-- Dec. 22: Last day to order items using One-Day Shipping - Order as late as 3 p.m. PST (varies by item) (Just $3.99 per item with Amazon Prime)
Please note that product prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability are accurate at the time of this release; however, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon.com.
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