New Shop by Grade and Dorm Deals stores make shopping easier and feature school essentials at low prices
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2009--
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), today announced the launch of the Shop
by Grade store (www.amazon.com/schoolsupplies),
which features discounted school supplies sorted by grade for
elementary, middle school, high school and college students, as well as
the Dorm Deals store (www.amazon.com/dormdeals),
which makes it easy for college students to find all the essentials for
their classes and their dorms. From glue to laptops to musical
instruments, parents, teachers and students can shop for everything they
need to get ready for school and have it delivered directly to their
doorsteps – or even their dorm rooms.
Now through September, Amazon.com will feature deals on top-selling
school necessities, including:
SCHOOL ESSENTIALS: BUY TWO OF THE SAME ITEM & GET THE THIRD
FREE (Now through Sept. 6)
Elmer’s Washable No Run School Glue (4 oz.)
Mead Spiral 3 Subject Notebook (Assorted Colors)
Wilson Jones 3-Ring View Binder 1-Inch Rings (Dark Blue)
Uni-Ball Gel Retractable Roller Ball Black or Blue Gel Pen (4 Pack)
Scotch Glue Stick (Single Pack .28 oz.)
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood Cased Black Core #2 Pencils (12 Count; Yellow)
Smead File Folders (12 Pack; Assorted Colors)
Mead Index Cards 3 in. x 5 in. (100 count; White)
Vivo Liquid Ink Highlighters (5-Color Set)
Five Star Trulock Three Ring Binder (1-Inch; Black)
LAPTOP DEALS (Available now while supplies last)
Toshiba Satellite A505-S6973 16-inch Laptop – on sale for $649.99,
marked down from $759.99, featuring a Core 2 Duo (T6500) processor, 4
GB Memory and 500GB Hard Drive, Vista Home Premium, 16-inch widescreen
HD display and more.
HP Pavilion DV4-1433US 14.1-inch Laptop – on sale for $699.99
(or $649.99 after mail-in-rebate), marked down from $779.99,
featuring a Core 2 Duo (T6500) processor, 4 GB Memory and 320GB Hard
Drive, LightScribe laser-etching DVD drive, Vista Home Premium,
14-inch widescreen WXGA display and more.
TEXTBOOK DEALS (Now through Oct. 16)
Save up to 30% on more than 100,000 new textbooks and up to 90% off
the list price of millions of used textbooks.
Get FREE Two-Day Shipping for three months with a free trial of Amazon
Prime. Just add any eligible textbook to your cart to qualify.
Save up to 30% on more than 30 styles of eligible Mountainsmith
Backpacks and Bags. (Now through Aug. 31).
Save up to 50% on more than 50 styles of eligible High Sierra
Backpacks and Bags. (Now through Aug. 15).
DENIM DEALS (Now through Sept. 15)
Enjoy free shipping and $10 off denim purchases over $50 from
qualifying sellers, featuring brands such as Roxy, Levis, Guess,
Hurley and more.
BEDDING AND BATH BLOW-OUT (Now through Sept. 30)
Save up to 50% on hundreds of eligible back-to-college bedding and
Amazon.com customers can take advantage of FREE Super Saver Shipping or
FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime on all eligible products. In
addition, Amazon.com customers can compare prices, do research, read
customer reviews and see what other customers have purchased after
viewing the products they’re interested in purchasing.
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