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Amazon Fulfillment Centers in Nevada Hiring Thousands of Temporary Positions for the 2011 Holiday Season

RENO, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 23, 2011-- Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it is seeking to hire thousands of temporary positions at its Fernley and Las Vegas, Nevada fulfillment centers for the holiday season.

Hourly openings are available for temporary positions in Picking, Packing and Receiving/Shipping across multiple shifts. Eligible applicants must be able to stand and walk during 8-12 hour shifts and lift up to 50 pounds.

“We’re looking to hire smart and motivated people across the U.S. to help us deliver a great experience for our customers during the holiday season,” said Dave Clark, vice president of Amazon’s North American Operations.

Amazon hires thousands of temporary employees each year to manage variation in customer demand and as a way of finding high-quality full-time employees. Over the past 12 months, Amazon has converted more than 4700 temporary associates into full-time employees.

For more information on positions in Fernley, contact Integrity Staffing Solutions at 775-562-3705 or online at www.integrityjobsreno.com. For information on positions in Las Vegas, contact Integrity Staffing Solutions at 702-824-9353 or online at www.integrityjobslasvegas.com.

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Fernley, Nevada is operated by Amazon.com.nvdc, Inc. Amazon’s fulfillment center in Las Vegas is operated by Amazon.com.kydc LLC.

About Amazon.com

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. The new latest generation Kindle is the lightest, most compact Kindle ever and features the same 6-inch, most advanced electronic ink display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight. Kindle Touch is a new addition to the Kindle family with an easy-to-use touch screen that makes it easier than ever to turn pages, search, shop, and take notes - still with all the benefits of the most advanced electronic ink display. Kindle Touch 3G is the top of the line e-reader and offers the same new design and features of Kindle Touch, with the unparalleled added convenience of free 3G. Kindle Fire is the Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games and web browsing with all the content, free storage in the Amazon Cloud, Whispersync, Amazon Silk (Amazon's new revolutionary cloud-accelerated web browser), vibrant color touch screen, and powerful dual-core processor.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, and www.amazon.es. As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

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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