|''Amazon Customers Vote'' Week One Results Are In-- Xbox 360 Available for Just $100 Thanksgiving Day|
Week Two Deals Also Live For Voting Tomorrow-- Business Editors/Technology Writers/Video Game Writers
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2006--Voting for Week One of Amazon Customers Vote ended late last night with more than 84 percent of holiday shoppers voting for the Xbox 360 core system at the low price of $100. This deal will be available for purchase tomorrow, Thanksgiving Day, beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT on Amazon.com (www.amazon.com). At the same time, the three Week One deals that did not win--2,500 Mongoose dual-suspension mountain bikes, 2,000 Barbie in "The 12 Dancing Princesses" interactive Genevieve dolls, and 2,000 Amazon Prime memberships paired with $100 Amazon.com Toys Store promotional certificates--will be available at discounted prices well below Amazon.com's already-low prices.
Thursday afternoon, a new ballot with four new great products at four ridiculous prices will be up for voting in Week Two of Amazon Customers Vote. Voting for these deals (listed below) runs through next Tuesday, November 28; the deal with the most votes will be available for purchase beginning at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT next Thursday, November 30.
-- 1,000 Axion 7" portable DVD players, each for $25 (normally $109.99) -- 2,500 Black & Decker 12-volt drills, each for $10 (normally $49.99) -- 190 one-carat total weight diamond stud earrings set in 14k white gold, each for $350 (normally $1,099) -- 2,000 Amazon Prime memberships for $40 (normally $79) paired with a $100 Amazon.com Toys Store promotional certificate (a $179 value total.)
Customers are allowed one vote per week but are encouraged to campaign for their deal with friends and family by e-mailing them from the Amazon Customers Vote page. All offers are brand-new, top-quality products.
More deals customers can expect to see on the Amazon Customers Vote ballot in Week Three and Week Four include:
-- Elliptical trainer -- One-year subscription of diapers -- Two-room eight-person family tent -- 26-inch LCD HDTV -- Swiss Army pocket knife -- George Foreman grill
Journalists interested in receiving more information on Amazon Customers Vote can submit an inquiry via http://www.amazon.com/pr or the Amazon.com Media Hotline at 206-266-7180.
About Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime, Amazon.com's first-ever membership program, is available to customers for a flat fee of $79 per year. Amazon Prime members receive unlimited, express two-day shipping for free, with no minimum purchase requirement on over a million eligible items sold by Amazon.com. Members can order as late as 6:30 p.m. ET and still get their order the next day for only $3.99 per item, and they can share the benefits of Amazon Prime with up to four family members living in their household. Sign up for Amazon Prime at www.amazon.com/prime.
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