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Amazon Announces Top-Selling Holiday Products

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 26, 2004--Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) today announced the top-selling products since November 1 on the Amazon.com Web site. The following are the top three best-selling items by total unit sales between November 1 and November 23, 2004 (prices quoted here are as of November 24).

Apparel & Accessories
1.  UGG Australia 'Classic Short' Boot, $109.95
2.  Boston Red Sox 2004 World Series Champions Adjustable Cap, $19.99
3.  Geoffrey Beene Wrinkle Free Sateen Solid Dress Shirt --
    Point Collar, $24.99

Beauty
1.  Britney Spears Curious Fragrance, $20.00-$49.50
2.  DuWop Lip Venom, $15.00
3.  Philosophy The Gingerbread House (includes gingerbread man body
    souffle, foaming gingerbread bubble bath, shower gel, and kiss me
    lip balm), $35.00

Books
1.  "America (The Book)" by Jon Stewart, $14.97
2.  "The Perricone Promise" by Nicholas Perricone, $16.77
3.  "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg, $11.37

Computer & Video Games
1.  Halo 2, $47.98
2.  Halo 2 Limited Edition, $48.99
3.  Game Boy Advance SP, $79.95

DVD
1.  "The Lord of the Rings -- The Return of the King" (Pre-Order;
    Platinum Special Extended Edition), $23.99
2.  "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
    (Fullscreen/Widescreen), $17.97
3.  "Star Wars Trilogy" (Widescreen Edition), $41.99

Electronics
1.  SanDisk SDSDB-512-A10 512 MB Secure Digital Card, $53.89
2.  Philips DVP642 DivX-Certified Progressive-Scan DVD Player, $63.94
3.  Netgear MR814 802.11b Wireless 4-Port Cable/DSL Router, $34.99

Gourmet Food
1.  Cranberry Fool, 11 Ounce Jar, by Caramel Sin, $8.95
2.  Holiday Cheer Gift Basket, by Wine Country Gift Baskets, $31.90
3.  Ghirardelli Tower Gift Basket, by Wine Country Gift Baskets,
    $25.90

Home & Garden
1.  Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized 12-Inch Everyday Pan with Lid,
    $24.95
2.  Fire and Ice Thermos Grill by Char-Broil, $148.00
3.  Matfer Exopat Nonstick Baking/Roasting Sheet, $9.99

Jewelry & Watches
1.  Sterling Silver and Swarovski Crystal Heart Pendant on Satin Cord,
    16", by Paris Hilton, $35.00
2.  Floating Heart Pendant With Diamond, by Samuel Jewelers, $39.99
3.  Freshwater Cultured Potato Pearl 9.0-10.0mm Necklace and
    9.0-9.5mm Stud Earring Set, by Amazon.com Collection $29.00

Music
1.  "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb", U2, $10.99
2.  "Stardust...The Great American Songbook: Volume III", Rod Stewart,
    $13.49
3.  "Merry Christmas With Love", Clay Aiken, $13.99

Sports & Outdoor
1.  500-Piece 11.5g Clay Composite Poker Chip Set, by Cheapcues Poker,
    $79.99
2.  Ab Lounge 2 Abdominal Exerciser, by Fitness Quest, $89.99
3.  "Hey New York, Who's Your Daddy Now?" T-Shirt, $19.99

Tools & Hardware
1.  Porter-Cable Finish & Brad Nailer Combo Kit, $299.99
2.  Toro 38360 Electric Power Shovel Plus, $119.99
3.  HyLoft Overhead Storage System, $49.99

Toys
1.  V-Smile Electronic Learning System, $49.99
2.  Cranium Hullabaloo Game, $19.95
3.  Fridge Phonics Magnetic Letter Set, $17.99

The value and convenience of Free Super Saver Shipping at Amazon.com means that customers can save money and be assured their packages will arrive on time. For delivery by December 24, the following guidelines apply (for items with 24-hour availability):

    --  December 16: Last day to choose Free Super Saver Shipping on
        qualifying orders over $25.

    --  December 18: Last day to choose Standard Shipping.

    --  December 19-20: Amazon.com Holiday Guaranteed Shipping
        available. For only $3.99 more than Standard Shipping,
        Amazon.com will guarantee delivery by Dec. 24.

    --  December 21: Last day to choose Two-Day Shipping.

    --  December 22: Last day to choose One-Day Shipping.

Amazon even has a solution for the ultimate holiday procrastinator. Gift certificates and magazine subscriptions can be purchased at any time (even December 25) and a notification can be sent to the gift recipient or be printed the same day.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com (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 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 health and personal care, jewelry and watches, gourmet food, sports and outdoors, apparel and accessories, books, music, DVDs, electronics and office, toys and baby, and home and garden.

Amazon.com and its affiliates operate seven Web sites: www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.ca, and www.joyo.com.

As used herein, "Amazon.com," "we," "our" and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statement

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, management of growth, potential fluctuations in operating results, fulfillment center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions, and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, international expansion, consumer trends, inventory, limited operating history, government regulation and taxation, fraud, 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, 2003, and all subsequent filings.


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