|Free Amazon Deals App for iPhone Now Available|
SEATTLE, Jan 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
(NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon.com today announced Amazon Deals, a free application for iPhone that offers easy, on-the-go access to daily deals from the Amazon.com Gold Box (www.amazon.com/goldbox). Customers can use the app to act quickly on limited-availability discounts and stay informed with deal notifications, to help them get the deal they want.
"With Amazon Deals, no matter where they are, our customers can stay connected and informed on deals in their favorite categories and purchase from their iPhone immediately, before they sell out, so they never have to miss another deal," said Sam Hall, director of Amazon Mobile.
The Amazon Deals app will help customers save even more money with mobile access to Amazon's Deal of the Day and limited-time Lightning Deals featured in Amazon's Gold Box page. Amazon Gold Box Deals offer tremendous value beyond Amazon's typical low prices and due to limited quantities, can sell out quickly. The Amazon Deals app makes shopping the Gold Box even better. With helpful features like reminders and category-specific notifications on everything from electronics to jewelry, Amazon customers will never have to miss another deal. Customers can also browse active deals, upcoming Lightning Deals and purchase immediately.
The Amazon Deals app includes access to features customers have come to know and trust including customer reviews; robust product information; sharing via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook; and purchasing via Amazon Prime, for delivery directly to your doorstep.
Amazon's family of mobile shopping applications includes Price Check by Amazon for iPhone, Amazon Windowshop for iPad and the Amazon App for iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Android-based devices. Customers can learn more by visiting www.amazon.com/amazonmobile.
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. Amazon.com and other sellers offer millions of unique new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon's developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon's own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle, Kindle 3G and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.
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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.