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Amazon.ca Closes the Holiday Shopping Season with Exciting Boxing Week Deals
Beginning Dec. 25, customers can take advantage of a week's worth of amazing deals

SEATTLE, Dec 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --

Amazon.ca today announced that beginning Dec. 25, customers can take advantage of amazing Boxing Week promotions on everything from electronics and books to home and garden products and men's watches. Beginning on Christmas Day, customers can explore The Deals Store (www.amazon.ca/deals) to find the full list of Boxing Week special promotions. Customers are encouraged to shop early as these offers are only available while supplies last.

"Christmas week is a time that people want to be with family and friends, but still be able to take advantage of post-holiday deals and promotions," said John Nemeth, director of Amazon.ca. "With incredible savings, thousands of products and free shipping on eligible products, customers can enjoy the best of both worlds by shopping on Amazon.ca from the comfort of their home."

Customers will find great discounts on a variety of well-known and trusted brands, including Panasonic, Canon, KitchenAid and Garmin. In addition, Amazon.ca offers customers FREE Super Saver Shipping on orders of eligible products of $25 and over.

Here is a sneak peek of some of the Boxing Week deals customers can expect to find:

  • Up to 50% off select KitchenAid small appliances
  • Up to 50% off select Wusthof cutlery and accessories
  • Up to 45% off select HP laptops
  • Up to 27% off select Canon cameras
  • Up to 66% off select Olympus cameras
  • 25% off select Panasonic cameras and camcorders
  • Up to 40% off select Iomega, Western Digital and LaCie hard drives
  • $150 off select ASUS laptops
  • Select Garmin GPS products are 70% off
  • Up to 50% off select cookbooks
  • 60% off select Gordon Ramsay cookbooks (Dec. 26 only)
  • 63%-73% off Select Paderno Cookware
  • Up to 30% off select video games
  • Up to 65% off hundreds of movie and TV show titles
  • Select CDs as low as $9.99
  • Up to $150 off select Rosetta Stone software
  • Up to 20% off Adobe photo and video editing software
  • Up to 45% off select Victorinox Swiss Army knives
  • 78% off select men's watches from brands such as Stuhrling, Swiss Legend and Invicta

Amazon.ca's Boxing Week begins Dec. 25 and runs through Jan. 2.

Please note that product prices and availability of products and deals are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this release was sent.However, they may differ from those you see when you visit Amazon.ca.

About Amazon.ca

Amazon.ca (www.amazon.ca) is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites that have become known for great prices, selection, and convenience. Amazon.ca customers can find and discover millions of English and French books, CDs, videos, sports and outdoors products, DVDs and electronics, watches, home and garden products, as well as a vast array of software, video games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices. Amazon.ca also offers FREE Super Saver Shipping, available on orders of $25 CAD or more delivered to a single Canadian address. Amazon.ca sources products directly from Canadian publishers and distributors, ensuring a rich offering of Canadian titles and content. Features such as original editorial reviews in English and French and product recommendations help Amazon.ca customers find the right products for them among the site's broad selection. Through Amazon Marketplace, Amazon.ca customers can conveniently buy and sell used, new, and collectible merchandise on the same pages where Amazon.ca sells those items new. To ensure all orders are delivered to customers quickly and efficiently, Amazon.ca works with Canada Post, one of the world's most progressive postal companies. Orders placed at Amazon.ca are fulfilled and shipped from within Canada by Assured Logistics, a part of the Canada Post Group of Companies.

Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results may differ significantly from management's expectations. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that include, among others, risks related to competition, management of growth, new products, services and technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, inventory, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. More information about factors that potentially could affect Amazon.com's financial results is included in Amazon.com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.

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