|amazon.co.uk||Print Page Close Window|
|Amazon.co.uk Launches Textbooks Trade-In|
AMAZON.CO.UK LAUNCHES TEXTBOOKS TRADE-IN: UK customers can trade-in unwanted textbooks in exchange for Amazon.co.uk Gift Card credit
Luxembourg – 21 July 2011: Amazon.co.uk has announced the launch of Textbooks Trade-In, part of the Amazon.co.uk Trade-In Programme (www.amazon.co.uk/tradein), enabling customers to exchange unwanted textbooks in return for Gift Card credit to their Amazon.co.uk account. All textbooks can be sent to Amazon.co.uk free of charge.
"Textbooks are amongst the bestselling titles on Amazon.co.uk but many people only use them for a set period of time," said John Gahagan, director of books at Amazon.co.uk Ltd. "Now, with the Amazon.co.uk Trade-In Programme, customers have a great way to exchange unwanted items and save money on future purchases."
The continued popularity of textbooks is illustrated by the fact that the bestselling author of the year on Amazon.co.uk is currently textbook author Richard Parsons.
There are three simple steps to trading-in textbooks at Amazon.co.uk:
-Select Items – Search for eligible items to trade-in from over 22,000 textbooks
-Send Items Free of Charge– Print a delivery label and packing slip, package your items and post them at no cost
-Get a Gift Card – An Amazon.co.uk Gift Card will be deposited into your account within two business days upon receipt of the items
Trade-in prices are guaranteed provided the items are delivered postmarked within seven days of submission and received in an acceptable condition.
The Amazon.co.uk Trade-In Programme launched in December 2010 with the Video Games Trade-In Store which enables Amazon.co.uk customers to trade-in video game hardware and games in exchange for Amazon.co.uk Gift Card credit.
For further information please contact the Amazon.co.uk Ltd press office on 020 8636 9280.
Amazon.co.uk and other sellers offer millions of new, refurbished and used items in categories such as Baby, Books, Car & Motorbike, Clothing, DIY & Tools, DVD, Electronics & Photo, Grocery, Health & Beauty, Home & Garden, Jewellery, MP3, Music, Musical Instruments & DJ, Office, PC, Pet Supplies, Shoes, Software, Sports & Leisure, Toys & Games, Video Games and Watches.
Kindle and Kindle 3G are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G utilises the same 3G wireless technology as advanced mobile phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.com.
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.
Amazon.co.uk is a trading name for Amazon EU S.a.r.l, Amazon Services Europe S.a.r.l and Amazon Media EU S.a.r.l. All three are wholly owned subsidiaries of global online retailer Amazon.com, Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), located in Seattle, Washington.
Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, and www.amazon.it. As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.
|"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Amazon.Co.UK Ltd's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.|