|Amazon.com Launches Apparel & Accessories Store|
Teams with Gap, Nordstrom, Lands' End, Eddie Bauer, Target, Marshall Field's, Foot Locker and Others to Offer over 400 Apparel Brands
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2002--
Customers Can Now Shop the Amazon Way for a Vast Selection of Clothing, Shoes, and Accessories, Including Kids & Baby Apparel and Maternity, Petites, Plus and Big & Tall SizesAmazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) announced today that it has teamed with Gap, Nordstrom, Target, Lands' End, Eddie Bauer, Old Navy, Marshall Field's, Foot Locker and other leading apparel companies to offer more than 400 popular brands in its new Apparel & Accessories Store (www.amazon.com/apparel).
Customers can now shop in one convenient place with one easy-to-use shopping cart for well-known apparel, shoe and accessory brands. Launched in time for the holidays, the Amazon.com Apparel & Accessories Store provides all the tools and helpful information Amazon.com customers have come to expect, such as customer reviews and rankings, similarities and more.
"This is now the easiest way for Amazon.com's tens of millions of visitors a month to find and buy apparel and accessories from over 400 major brands, including Gap, Old Navy, Nordstrom, Eddie Bauer, Lands' End, Target and Foot Locker," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com. "Our goal is to provide a complete apparel selection and offer it the Amazon way -- with easy navigation, a single shopping cart, your ordering and payment information already on file and lots of helpful information."
As an introductory offer, and for a limited time, shoppers will receive a $30 promotional certificate toward a future Amazon.com purchase with their first $50 purchase in the Apparel & Accessories Store. For more details, visit www.amazon.com/apparel.
Amazon.com shared a special beta preview of the new Apparel & Accessories Store last week, inviting a group of customers to try out the store and give their feedback. In the first few days of the recently concluded store preview, customers ordered:
A sampling of the more than 400 brands available in the Amazon.com Apparel & Accessories Store through its merchants follows:
adidas La Perla Allen Edmonds Levi's American Tourister Liz Claiborne Andrew Marc London Towne by London Fog Anne Klein Lucky Brand Dungarees BCBG Max Azria Marshall Field's Betsey Johnson Mephisto Birkenstock Merrell Bostonian Mossimo Briggs & Riley Nadri Brooks Naturalizer Bruno Magli New Balance Cole Haan Nicole Miller Columbia Sportswear Company Nike Converse Nine West Cutter & Buck No Fear DKNY Nordstrom David Leadbetter Old Navy Dockers OshKosh B'Gosh Dooney & Bourke Perlina Dr. Martens Pierre Cardin Eddie Bauer Polo Ralph Lauren Eileen Fisher Quiksilver Etienne Aigner Reebok Facconable Rockport Fendi Samsonite Foot Locker Skechers Fossil Spiegel Fubu Sperry Top Sider Gap Steve Madden Gore-Tex Stride Rite GUESS? Stuart Weitzman Halogen Swarovski Hugo Boss Swiss Army Hush Puppies TAG Heuer Johnston & Murphy Target Jos. A. Bank The North Face Kangol Timberland Karen Kane Tommy Bahama kate spade Tommy Hilfiger Keds Tumi Kenneth Cole Wacoal Intimates Lands' End Zero Halliburton
Amazon.com, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened its virtual doors on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection. Amazon.com seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online at a great price. Amazon.com and sellers list millions of unique new and used items in categories such as apparel and accessories, electronics, computers, kitchenware and housewares, books, music, DVDs, videos, cameras and photo items, toys, baby items and baby registry, software, computer and video games, cell phones and service, tools and hardware, travel services, magazine subscriptions and outdoor living items.
Amazon.com operates five international Web sites: www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.fr, and www.amazon.co.jp.
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 potential future losses, significant amount of indebtedness, competition, strategic alliances and business combinations, seasonality, potential fluctuations in operating results and rate of growth, foreign-currency exchange rates, management of potential growth, system interruption, international expansion, consumer trends, fulfillment center optimization, inventory, limited operating history, government regulation and taxation, fraud and Amazon.com Payments, and new business areas. 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 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2001, and all subsequent filings.