|Amazon Reveals the 2011 Holiday Toy List|
SEATTLE, Nov 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
(NASDAQ:AMZN)--Amazon.com, Inc. today announced its 2011 Holiday Toy List (www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist), where customers can find this season's most popular toys, video games, sporting goods, electronics, movies and more. The Holiday Toy List features easy-to-use search tools, allowing customers to quickly narrow and expand search results, sort by "bestselling," "price" or "average customer review" and then simultaneously filter by age, category, gender, price range, discount and brand. Additionally, this year's Holiday Toy List includes customized gift guides to help customers find the perfect toys for the kids on their list.
"Holiday toy shopping has never been easier," says John Alteio, director of Toys & Games for Amazon.com. "We're excited to offer parents, friends and family a destination where they can easily find the coolest new toys at the best prices. Customers can use the Price Check by Amazon App for iPhone when shopping this season, to make sure they're getting the best possible prices."
In addition, most of the items on the Holiday Toy List are eligible for FREE Super Saver Shipping* or FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime**. The Holiday Toy List features leading brands like LEGO, Razor, Fisher-Price, Mattel, LeapFrog, Nerf and many more. Items from the Holiday Toy List that are expected to be among customer favorites include:
Mindstorms NXT 2.0 $269.99
Please note that prices and availability are subject to change. Prices and availability were accurate at the time this release was sent; however, they may differ from those currently on Amazon.com or the Holiday Toy List at www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist.
For more gift ideas, Amazon customers should check out the Gift Ideas page (www.amazon.com/giftideas) to see the most popular items ordered as gifts. The page is updated daily to reflect the most current gift giving trends in popular gift categories like toys, cameras, kitchen gadgets, music, jewelry and many more.
*FREE Super Saver Shipping is available on eligible orders $25 or more.
**Amazon Prime is an annual membership program that gives customers fast shipping on millions of items for only $79 a year. Members receive Free Two-Day Shipping on millions of items sold by Amazon.com and upgrades to one-day shipping are only $3.99 per item. To become a member of Amazon Prime, or to learn more about the membership program, customers can visit www.amazon.com/prime. The free trial offer is not available to all customers.
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SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.