Amazon Student and Amazon Prime members at CSULB will get Free
Same-Day Pickup on over two million items when shipped to the
Amazon@TheBeach campus location
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 27, 2016--
(NASDAQ:AMZN)–Amazon today announced an agreement with California State
University, Long Beach, to open Amazon@TheBeach, a staffed pickup
location at the University Bookstore on the CSULB campus.
Amazon@TheBeach offers the campus community a convenient location to
pick up and return Amazon orders, including virtually everything one
needs, from everyday essentials to technology.
Opening in Fall 2016, this approximately 2,500-square-foot space will be
located at 6049 East Seventh Street, conveniently situated for CSULB
students, staff and faculty. Additionally, Amazon Student and Prime
members will receive Free Same-Day Pickup for orders placed by noon and
Free One-Day Pickup for orders placed by 10PM. To learn more about
Amazon Student, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
“We are proud to be one of the first to partner with Amazon in this
capacity,” said Don Penrod, CEO of the Forty-Niner Shops. “We are
excited to provide a location to serve our campus and local community
and look forward to a great relationship with Amazon.”
“Amazon@TheBeach will offer students a pickup location centrally located
on campus to easily get their merchandise ordered through Amazon,” said
Ripley MacDonald, Director of Amazon Student Programs. “We are thrilled
to offer the CSULB community more opportunities to save on their overall
costs along with great customer service, better selection and
Since 2015, Amazon has opened staffed pickup locations at the following
universities: Purdue University, University of Massachusetts Amherst,
and University of California, Berkeley, as well as in the college
communities of University of California, Santa Barbara, and University
of Cincinnati. In addition to California State University, Long Beach,
Amazon also will open five more locations in 2016 with the University of
Pennsylvania, University of California, Davis, The University of Texas
at Austin, and The Georgia Institute of Technology, as well as in the
college community of University of Akron.
About Amazon Student
Amazon Student gives college students Free Two-Day Shipping on millions
of items, and special offers and promotions created just for students as
part of the six-month free trial. After that it’s just $49 a year—half
the price of a regular Amazon Prime membership—and includes unlimited
streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Instant Video, over a
million songs with Prime Music, and access to the Kindle Owners’ Lending
Library. To learn more, visit amazon.com/joinstudent.
About Forty-Niner Shops, Inc.
The University Bookstore is managed by the Forty-Niner Shops, Inc., a
non-profit auxiliary partner to the CSULB campus since 1953. The
Forty-Niner Shops operate many of the commercial activities on campus
including the Art Store, Campus Copy Center, ID Card Services, Retail
Dining, Residential Dining, Convenience Stores, Catering, Concession
Services, and the Beach on 2nd Street offsite apparel store
located in Belmont Shore.
About California State University, Long Beach (CSULB)
CSULB is a teaching-intensive, research-driven university committed to
providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate degrees critical for
success in the globally-minded 21st century. Annually ranked among the
best universities in the West and among the best values in the entire
nation, the university’s eight colleges serve more than 37,500 students.
CSULB values and is recognized for rich educational opportunities
provided by excellent faculty and staff, exceptional degree programs,
diversity of its student body, fiduciary and administrative
responsibility and the positive contributions faculty, staff, students
and more than 300,000 alumni make on society.
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is
guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor
focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and
long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized
recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct
Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are
some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
information, visit www.amazon.com/about.
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