|Cyber Monday: The Season's Best Deals - No Fighting for Parking. No Waiting in Line. Just Lean Back, Put Your Feet up and Shop.|
Kindle Fire is currently the best-selling item across all of Amazon
SEATTLE, Nov 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it will open its Cyber Monday Deals Store on Sunday, Nov. 27, adding new deals on the season's most popular products all week long at www.amazon.com/cybermonday. Along with the new $79 Kindle, $99 Kindle Touch, $149 Kindle Touch 3G and $199 Kindle Fire, customers will find hundreds of great deals with free shipping on millions of eligible items.
Cyber Monday was Amazon's peak day last year, with more than 13.7 million items ordered worldwide -a record-breaking 158 items per second.
"Our customers love Cyber Monday - it was our peak day last year. Great deals don't end on Black Friday," said Sally Fouts, Amazon.com. "Amazon customers have made the Kindle Fire one of their favorite holiday deals already this season. At just $199, Kindle Fire is already the best-selling item across all of Amazon."
Here's a sneak peek at some of the deals that will be available at various times starting at midnight on Sunday, Nov. 27 through the end of the week in the Cyber Monday Deals Store:
Shoppers who want to ensure they're getting competitive prices when they're shopping in physical retail stores should use the Price Check by Amazon App for iPhone and Android. Price Check users can easily scan a barcode, snap a picture, or say or type a product name to see Customer Reviews and prices from Amazon.com and its other online merchants. Customers can then make purchases using 1-Click ordering and with delivery directly to their doorstep.
The savings listed above are based upon list price.
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.
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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.