Press Release
Printer Friendly Version Printer-friendly view
<< Back
Amazon.com Announces Third Quarter Sales up 41% Year over Year - Raises Financial Guidance - Expects Record Holiday Season

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2007--Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2007.

Operating cash flow was $1.0 billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $587 million for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2006. Free cash flow was $800 million for the trailing twelve months, an increase of 118% compared with $366 million for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2006.

Common shares outstanding plus shares underlying stock-based awards outstanding totaled 435 million on September 30, 2007, unchanged from a year ago.

Net sales increased 41% to $3.26 billion in the third quarter, compared with $2.31 billion in third quarter 2006. Excluding the $75 million favorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, net sales grew 38% compared with third quarter 2006.

Operating income increased 207% to $123 million in the third quarter, compared with $40 million in third quarter 2006.

Net income increased 313% to $80 million in the third quarter, or $0.19 per diluted share, compared with net income of $19 million, or $0.05 per diluted share in third quarter 2006.

"Customers continue to respond to our low prices, our free shipping, and the benefits of Amazon Prime. With our ever-increasing selection, customers are now getting this unusual level of service across many different product categories and with depth of selection in each category," said Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon.com. "In our view, putting customers first is the only reliable way to create lasting value for shareowners."

Highlights

  • North America segment sales, representing the Company's U.S. and Canadian sites, were $1.79 billion, up 42% from third quarter 2006.
  • International segment sales, representing the Company's U.K., German, Japanese, French and Chinese sites, were $1.47 billion, up 40% from third quarter 2006. Excluding the favorable impact from year-over-year changes in foreign exchange rates throughout the quarter, International net sales growth was 33%.
  • Worldwide Media grew 36% to $2.09 billion in third quarter 2007, compared to $1.54 billion in third quarter 2006.
  • Worldwide Electronics & Other General Merchandise grew 54% to $1.08 billion in third quarter 2007 and increased to 33% of worldwide net sales compared with 30% in third quarter 2006.
  • The Company sold 2.5 million copies of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows worldwide, making it Amazon's largest new product release.
  • The Company launched a public beta of Amazon MP3, a digital music store with Earth's biggest selection of a la carte DRM-free MP3 music downloads. Amazon MP3 has over two million songs from more than 180,000 artists represented by over 20,000 major and independent labels.
  • Amazon Europe launched a Shoes store and a Baby store on the amazon.co.uk and amazon.de websites, offering customers tens of thousands of items from hundreds of leading brands.
  • Amazon Europe launched a Home & Kitchen store on the amazon.fr website, offering customers thousands of items from well-known electrical appliance and kitchenware brands.
  • Amazon.co.jp opened an Apparel & Shoes store offering more than 30,000 items from more than 100 well-known brands.
  • Fulfillment by Amazon launched in beta on the amazon.co.uk, amazon.de and amazon.co.jp websites, giving small and medium-sized businesses access to Amazon's fulfillment, customer service, and underlying website technology.
  • Over 290,000 developers have registered to use Amazon Web Services (AWS), up 25,000 from the prior quarter. AWS also launched a limited beta version of the Amazon Flexible Payments Service (FPS). Amazon FPS is the first payments service designed from the ground up specifically for developers, and provides unprecedented flexibility in the movement of money through a set of web services APIs.
  • AWS recently introduced several new compute instance types for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, which provide up to eight times more memory, CPU, and storage, enabling developers to support an even broader set of applications.
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) continues to be rapidly adopted by developers, and objects in storage have doubled to more than ten billion during the last six months. In addition, we have instituted a Service Level Agreement for Amazon S3 that guarantees operational performance levels.

Financial Guidance

The following forward-looking statements reflect Amazon.com's expectations as of October 23, 2007. Results may be materially affected by many factors, such as fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, changes in global economic conditions and consumer spending, world events, the rate of growth of the Internet and online commerce, and the various factors detailed below.

Fourth Quarter 2007 Guidance

  • Net sales are expected to be between $5.1 billion and $5.45 billion, or to grow between 28% and 37% compared with fourth quarter 2006.
  • Operating income is expected to be between $221 million and $291 million, or grow between 12% and 48% compared with fourth quarter 2006. This guidance includes $54 million primarily for stock-based compensation and amortization of intangible assets, and it assumes, among other things, that no additional intangible assets are recorded and that there are no further revisions to stock-based compensation estimates.

Full Year 2007 Expectations

  • Net sales are expected to be between $14.263 billion and $14.613 billion, or to grow between 33% and 36% compared with 2006.
  • Operating income is expected to be between $605 million and $675 million, or grow between 56% and 74% compared with 2006. This guidance includes $191 million primarily for stock-based compensation and amortization of intangible assets, and it assumes, among other things, that no additional intangible assets are recorded and that there are no further revisions to stock-based compensation estimates.

A conference call will be webcast live today at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET, and will be available for at least three months at www.amazon.com/ir. This call will contain forward-looking statements and other material information regarding the Company's financial and operating results.

These forward-looking statements are inherently difficult to predict. Actual results could differ materially for a variety of reasons, including, in addition to the factors discussed above, the amount that Amazon.com invests in new business opportunities and the timing of those investments, the mix of products sold to customers, the mix of net sales derived from products as compared with services, the extent to which we owe income taxes, competition, management of growth, potential fluctuations in operating results, international growth and expansion, the outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment center optimization, risks of inventory management, seasonality, the degree to which the Company enters into, maintains and develops commercial agreements, acquisitions and strategic transactions, and risks of fulfillment throughput and productivity. Other risks and uncertainties include, among others, risks related to new products, services and technologies, system interruptions, significant indebtedness, government regulation and taxation, payments and fraud. 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, 2006, and all subsequent filings.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc., (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, Inc. 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 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, and the Joyo Amazon websites at www.joyo.cn and www.amazon.cn.

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

                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
                Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows
                            (in millions)
                             (unaudited)

                        Three Months    Nine Months    Twelve Months
                            Ended           Ended           Ended
                       September 30,   September 30,   September 30,
                       -------------- --------------- ----------------
                        2007    2006   2007    2006     2007    2006
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------

CASH AND CASH
 EQUIVALENTS,
 BEGINNING OF PERIOD   $1,004  $ 683  $1,022  $1,013  $   693  $  600

OPERATING ACTIVITIES:
Net income                 80     19     269      93      367     292
Adjustments to
 reconcile net income
 to net cash from
 operating activities:
  Depreciation of
   fixed assets,
   including internal-
   use software and
   website
   development, and
   other amortization      61     63     183     146      242     182
  Stock-based
   compensation            51     30     130      71      161      87
  Other operating
   expense, net             3      2       6       9        8      13
  Losses (gains) on
   sales of marketable
   securities, net          -     (3)      1      (2)       1      (4)
  Remeasurements and
   other                    3      -      12      (7)      12     (10)
  Deferred income
   taxes                   (2)     7      (1)     15        6     (31)
  Excess tax benefit
   on stock awards        (34)    (9)    (93)    (38)    (157)    (43)
Changes in operating
 assets and
 liabilities:
  Inventories            (223)  (218)    (72)   (155)    (199)   (269)
  Accounts receivable,
   net and other          (73)   (53)    (17)     13     (134)    (77)
  Accounts payable        304    252    (216)   (187)     372     312
  Accrued expenses and
   other                   58     36      29      (6)     276     130
  Additions to
   unearned revenue        56     39     165     131      240     192
  Amortization of
   previously unearned
   revenue                (47)   (35)   (139)   (125)    (194)   (187)
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------
    Net cash provided
     by (used in)
     operating
     activities           237    130     257     (42)   1,001     587

INVESTING ACTIVITIES:
Purchases of fixed
 assets, including
 internal-use software
 and website
 development              (69)   (62)   (151)   (166)    (201)   (221)
Acquisitions, net of
 cash acquired, and
 other                    (24)    (2)    (47)    (30)     (48)    (30)
Sales and maturities
 of marketable
 securities and other
 investments              210    438   1,156     975    2,025   1,159
Purchases of
 marketable securities
 and other investments    (83)  (227)   (777)   (589)  (2,118)   (947)
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------
    Net cash provided
     by (used in)
     investing
     activities            34    147     181     190     (342)    (39)

FINANCING ACTIVITIES:
Proceeds from
 exercises of stock
 options                   35      4      79      17       97      36
Excess tax benefit on
 stock awards              34      9      93      38      157      43
Common stock
 repurchased                -   (252)   (248)   (252)    (248)   (252)
Proceeds from long-
 term debt and other       33     13      21      81       31      81
Repayments of long-
 term debt and capital
 lease obligations        (29)   (42)    (63)   (376)     (63)   (376)
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------
    Net cash provided
     by (used in)
     financing
     activities            73   (268)   (118)   (492)     (26)   (468)

Foreign-currency
 effect on cash and
 cash equivalents          18      1      24      24       40      13
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------
    Net increase
     (decrease) in
     cash and cash
     equivalents          362     10     344    (320)     673      93
                       ------- ------ ------- ------- -------- -------

CASH AND CASH
 EQUIVALENTS, END OF
 PERIOD                $1,366  $ 693  $1,366  $  693  $ 1,366  $  693
                       ======= ====== ======= ======= ======== =======

SUPPLEMENTAL CASH FLOW
 INFORMATION:
Cash paid for interest $   22  $  22  $   67  $   85  $    67  $   85
Cash paid for income
 taxes                      4      5      14      13       15      15
Fixed assets acquired
 under capital leases
 and other financing
 arrangements              22     41      43      62       50      68
                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
                Consolidated Statements of Operations
                 (in millions, except per share data)
                             (unaudited)

                                        Three Months    Nine Months
                                            Ended           Ended
                                        September 30,   September 30,
                                       --------------- ---------------
                                        2007    2006    2007    2006
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

Net sales                              $3,262  $2,307  $9,163  $6,725
Cost of sales                           2,500   1,758   6,980   5,119
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
Gross profit                              762     549   2,183   1,606

Operating expenses (1):
  Fulfillment                             296     217     815     599
  Marketing                                74      64     211     171
  Technology and content                  209     172     596     485
  General and administrative               57      54     171     150
  Other operating expense, net              3       2       6       9
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
    Total operating expenses              639     509   1,799   1,414
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

Income from operations                    123      40     384     192

Interest income                            23      14      62      41
Interest expense                          (19)    (21)    (57)    (58)
Other income (expense), net                (1)      4      (2)      4
Remeasurements and other                   (2)      1      (8)     10
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
    Total non-operating income
     (expense)                              1      (2)     (5)     (3)
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

Income before income taxes                124      38     379     189

Provision for income taxes                 44      19     110      96
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------

Net income                             $   80  $   19  $  269  $   93
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======


Basic earnings per share               $ 0.19  $ 0.05  $ 0.65  $ 0.22
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

Diluted earnings per share             $ 0.19  $ 0.05  $ 0.64  $ 0.22
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

Weighted average shares used in
 computation of earnings per share:
  Basic                                   414     417     412     417
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

  Diluted                                 425     424     423     425
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

(1) Includes stock-based compensation
 as follows:
  Fulfillment                          $   11  $    8  $   27  $   18
  Marketing                                 2       1       6       3
  Technology and content                   28      16      72      38
  General and administrative               10       5      25      12
                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
                         Segment Information
                            (in millions)
                             (unaudited)

                                      Three Months      Nine Months
                                           Ended            Ended
                                      September 30,    September 30,
                                     ---------------- ----------------
                                      2007    2006     2007    2006
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
North America
  Net sales                          $1,788  $1,257   $5,012  $3,661
  Cost of sales                       1,328     914    3,679   2,668
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Gross profit                          460     343    1,333     993
  Direct segment operating expenses
   (1)                                  381     321    1,087     885
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Segment operating income           $   79  $   22   $  246  $  108
                                     ======= ======== ======= ========

International
  Net sales                          $1,474  $1,050   $4,151  $3,064
  Cost of sales                       1,172     844    3,301   2,451
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Gross profit                          302     206      850     613
  Direct segment operating expenses
   (1)                                  204     156      576     449
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Segment operating income           $   98  $   50   $  274  $  164
                                     ======= ======== ======= ========

Consolidated
  Net sales                          $3,262  $2,307   $9,163  $6,725
  Cost of sales                       2,500   1,758    6,980   5,119
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Gross profit                          762     549    2,183   1,606
  Direct segment operating expenses     585     477    1,663   1,334
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Segment operating income              177      72      520     272
  Stock-based compensation              (51)    (30)    (130)    (71)
  Other operating expense, net           (3)     (2)      (6)     (9)
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------
  Income from operations                123      40      384     192
  Total non-operating income
   (expense)                              1      (2)      (5)     (3)
  Provision for income taxes            (44)    (19)    (110)    (96)
                                     ------- -------- ------- --------

  Net income                         $   80  $   19   $  269  $   93
                                     ======= ======== ======= ========

Segment Highlights:
  Y/Y net sales growth:
    North America                        42%     21%      37%     21%
    International                        40      29       35      23
    Consolidated                         41      24       36      22
  Y/Y gross profit growth:
    North America                        34%     17%      34%     17%
    International                        47      21       39      17
    Consolidated                         39      18       36      17
  Y/Y segment operating income
   growth:
    North America                       263%    (67%)    128%    (47%)
    International                        94      (8)      67      (8)
    Consolidated                        145     (40)      91     (29)
  Net sales mix:
    North America                        55%     54%      55%     54%
    International                        45      46       45      46
__________________________
   (1) A significant majority of our costs for "Technology and
    content" are incurred in the United States and most of these costs
    are allocated to our North America segment.
                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
                  Supplemental Net Sales Information
                            (in millions)
                             (unaudited)

                                        Three Months    Nine Months
                                            Ended           Ended
                                        September 30,   September 30,
                                       --------------- ---------------
                                        2007    2006    2007    2006
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
North America
  Media                                $1,081  $  785  $2,995  $2,330
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                            631     409   1,801   1,148
  Other                                    76      63     216     183
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
    Total North America                 1,788   1,257   5,012   3,661

International
  Media                                 1,010     757   2,919   2,237
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                            448     290   1,195     815
  Other                                    16       3      37      12
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
    Total International                 1,474   1,050   4,151   3,064

Consolidated
  Media                                 2,091   1,542   5,914   4,567
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                          1,079     699   2,996   1,963
  Other                                    92      66     253     195
                                       ------- ------- ------- -------
    Total Consolidated                 $3,262  $2,307  $9,163  $6,725
                                       ======= ======= ======= =======

Y/Y Net Sales Growth:
  North America:
  Media                                    38%     15%     28%     16%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             54      35      57      33
  Other                                    22      17      18      22
    Total North America                    42      21      37      21

International:
  Media                                    33%     20%     30%     17%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             54      55      47      44
  Other                                   410     144     216     286
    Total International                    40      29      35      23

Consolidated:
  Media                                    36%     17%     29%     16%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             54      43      53      38
  Other                                    41      20      30      27
    Total Consolidated                     41      24      36      22

Y/Y Net Sales Growth Excluding Effect
 of Exchange Rates:
International:
  Media                                    27%     19%     25%     21%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             45      51      38      48
  Other                                   379     135     194     296
    Total International                    33      26      29      27

Consolidated:
  Media                                    32%     17%     27%     18%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             51      41      49      39
  Other                                    39      20      29      27
    Total Consolidated                     38      23      33      24

Consolidated Net Sales Mix:
  Media                                    64%     67%     64%     68%
  Electronics and other general
   merchandise                             33      30      33      29
  Other                                     3       3       3       3
                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
                     Consolidated Balance Sheets
                 (in millions, except per share data)


                              September 30, December 31, September 30,
                                  2007          2006         2006
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
ASSETS                         (unaudited)                (unaudited)
Current assets:
  Cash and cash equivalents
                              $      1,366  $     1,022  $        693
  Marketable securities
                                       543          997           526
  Inventories
                                       970          877           736
  Accounts receivable, net
   and other                           474          399           281
  Deferred tax assets
                                        71           78            79
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
    Total current assets             3,424        3,373         2,315
Fixed assets, net                      491          457           449
Deferred tax assets                    231          199           180
Goodwill                               218          195           194
Other assets                           254          139           130
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
    Total assets              $      4,618  $     4,363  $      3,268
                              ============= ============ =============

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS'
 EQUITY
Current liabilities:
  Accounts payable
                              $      1,674  $     1,816  $      1,196
  Accrued expenses and other           645          716           521
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
    Total current liabilities        2,319        2,532         1,717
Long-term debt                       1,273        1,247         1,234
Other long-term liabilities            265          153           121

Commitments and contingencies

Stockholders' equity:
  Preferred stock, $0.01 par
   value:
    Authorized shares -- 500
    Issued and outstanding
     shares -- none                      -            -             -
  Common stock, $0.01 par
   value:
    Authorized shares --
     5,000
    Issued shares -- 429, 422
     and 419
    Outstanding shares --
     415, 414 and 411                    4            4             4
  Treasury stock, at cost             (500)        (252)         (252)
  Additional paid-in capital         2,827        2,517         2,377
  Accumulated other
   comprehensive income
   (loss)                               11           (1)            1
  Accumulated deficit               (1,581)      (1,837)       (1,934)
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
    Total stockholders'
     equity                            761          431           196
                              ------------- ------------ -------------
    Total liabilities and
     stockholders' equity     $      4,618  $     4,363  $      3,268
                              ============= ============ =============
                           AMAZON.COM, INC.
       Supplemental Financial Information and Business Metrics
                 (in millions, except per share data)
                             (unaudited)

                                                                Y/Y%
                  Q3 2006  Q4 2006  Q1 2007  Q2 2007  Q3 2007   Change
Cash Flows and
 Shares

Operating cash
 flow -- trailing
 twelve months
 (TTM)            $   587  $   702  $   726  $   895  $ 1,001     70%

Purchases of
 fixed assets
 (incl. internal-
 use software &
 website
 development) --
 TTM              $   221  $   216  $   205  $   195  $   201     (9%)

Free cash flow
 (operating cash
 flow less
 purchases of
 fixed assets) --
 TTM              $   366  $   486  $   521  $   700  $   800    118%

Common shares and
 stock-based
 awards
 outstanding          435      436      430      435      435     (0%)
Common shares
 outstanding          411      414      409      413      415      1%
Stock-based
 awards
 outstanding           24       22       21       22       20    (15%)
Stock-based
 awards
 outstanding -- %
 of common shares
 outstanding          5.8%     5.3%     5.1%     5.3%     4.9%   N/A

Results of
 Operations

Worldwide (WW)
 net sales        $ 2,307  $ 3,986  $ 3,015  $ 2,886  $ 3,262     41%
WW net sales --
 Y/Y growth,
 excluding F/X         23%      30%      29%      33%      38%   N/A
WW net sales --
 TTM              $ 9,701  $10,711  $11,447  $12,193  $13,149     36%
WW net sales --
 TTM Y/Y growth,
 excluding F/X         23%      26%      27%      29%      32%   N/A

Gross profit      $   549  $   850  $   719  $   701  $   762     39%
Gross margin -- %
 of WW net sales     23.8%    21.3%    23.8%    24.3%    23.4%   N/A
Gross profit --
 TTM              $ 2,273  $ 2,456  $ 2,628  $ 2,820  $ 3,032     33%
Gross margin --
 TTM % of WW net
 sales               23.4%    22.9%    23.0%    23.1%    23.1%   N/A

Operating income  $    40  $   197  $   145  $   116  $   123    207%
Operating margin
 -- % of WW net
 sales                1.7%     4.9%     4.8%     4.0%     3.8%   N/A
Operating income
 -- TTM (1)       $   357  $   389  $   429  $   498  $   581     63%
Operating margin
 -- TTM % of WW
 net sales            3.7%     3.6%     3.7%     4.1%     4.4%   N/A

Net income        $    19  $    98  $   111  $    78  $    80    313%
Net income per
 diluted share    $  0.05  $  0.23  $  0.26  $  0.19  $  0.19    312%
Net income -- TTM
 (2)              $   292  $   190  $   249  $   306  $   367     26%
Net income per
 diluted share --
 TTM (2)          $  0.69  $  0.45  $  0.59  $  0.72  $  0.87     27%

Segments

North America
 Segment:
  Net sales       $ 1,257  $ 2,208  $ 1,622  $ 1,601  $ 1,788     42%
  Net sales --
   Y/Y growth,
   excluding F/X       21%      31%      30%      38%      42%   N/A
  Net sales --
   TTM            $ 5,343  $ 5,869  $ 6,244  $ 6,687  $ 7,219     35%
  Gross profit    $   343  $   532  $   439  $   434  $   460     34%
  Gross margin --
   % of North
   America net
   sales             27.3%    24.1%    27.1%    27.1%    25.7%   N/A
  Gross profit --
   TTM            $ 1,411  $ 1,525  $ 1,623  $ 1,747  $ 1,864     32%
  Gross margin --
   TTM % of North
   America net
   sales             26.4%    26.0%    26.0%    26.1%    25.8%   N/A
  Operating
   income         $    22  $   123  $    86  $    82  $    79    263%
  Operating
   margin -- % of
   North America
   net sales          1.7%     5.5%     5.3%     5.1%     4.4%   N/A
  Operating
   income -- TTM
   (1)            $   200  $   230  $   254  $   312  $   369     84%
  Operating
   margin -- TTM
   % of North
   America net
   sales              3.8%     3.9%     4.1%     4.7%     5.1%   N/A

International
 Segment:
  Net sales       $ 1,050  $ 1,778  $ 1,393  $ 1,285  $ 1,474     40%
  Net sales --
   Y/Y growth,
   excluding F/X       26%      28%      27%      26%      33%   N/A
  Net sales --
   TTM            $ 4,358  $ 4,842  $ 5,203  $ 5,506  $ 5,930     36%
  Net sales --
   TTM % of WW
   net sales           45%      45%      45%      45%      45%   N/A
  Gross profit    $   206  $   318  $   280  $   267  $   302     47%
  Gross margin --
   % of
   International
   net sales         19.6%    17.9%    20.1%    20.8%    20.5%   N/A
  Gross profit --
   TTM            $   862  $   931  $ 1,005  $ 1,072  $ 1,168     36%
  Gross margin --
   TTM % of
   International
   net sales         19.8%    19.2%    19.3%    19.5%    19.7%   N/A
  Operating
   income         $    50  $   106  $    93  $    83  $    98     94%
  Operating
   margin -- % of
   International
   net sales          4.8%     6.0%     6.7%     6.4%     6.6%   N/A
  Operating
   income -- TTM  $   256  $   270  $   306  $   333  $   380     48%
  Operating
   margin -- TTM
   % of
   International
   net sales          5.9%     5.6%     5.9%     6.0%     6.4%   N/A

Consolidated
 Segments:
  Operating
   expenses       $   477  $   621  $   540  $   536  $   585     23%
  Operating
   expenses --
   TTM            $ 1,816  $ 1,956  $ 2,068  $ 2,175  $ 2,283     26%
  Operating
   income         $    72  $   229  $   179  $   165  $   177    145%
  Operating
   margin -- % of
   consolidated
   sales              3.1%     5.7%     6.0%     5.7%     5.4%   N/A
  Operating
   income -- TTM
   (1)            $   457  $   500  $   560  $   645  $   749     64%
  Operating
   margin -- TTM
   % of
   consolidated
   net sales          4.7%     4.7%     4.9%     5.3%     5.7%   N/A

Supplemental
 North America
 Segment Net
 Sales:
  Media           $   785  $ 1,251  $   990  $   923  $ 1,081     38%
  Media -- Y/Y
   growth,
   excluding F/X       14%      21%      21%      26%      37%   N/A
  Media -- TTM    $ 3,361  $ 3,582  $ 3,757  $ 3,949  $ 4,245     26%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise    $   409  $   876  $   564  $   606  $   631     54%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   Y/Y growth,
   excluding F/X       35%      51%      51%      66%      54%   N/A
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM            $ 1,727  $ 2,024  $ 2,214  $ 2,456  $ 2,678     55%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM % of North
   America net
   sales               32%      34%      35%      37%      37%   N/A
  Other           $    63  $    81  $    68  $    72  $    76     22%
  Other -- TTM    $   255  $   263  $   273  $   282  $   296     16%

Supplemental
 International
 Segment Net
 Sales:
  Media           $   757  $ 1,247  $ 1,000  $   910  $ 1,010     33%
  Media -- Y/Y
   growth,
   excluding F/X       19%      21%      24%      23%      27%   N/A
  Media -- TTM    $ 3,205  $ 3,485  $ 3,722  $ 3,914  $ 4,167     30%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise    $   290  $   523  $   383  $   364  $   448     54%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   Y/Y growth,
   excluding F/X       51%      50%      34%      34%      45%   N/A
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM            $ 1,136  $ 1,337  $ 1,455  $ 1,560  $ 1,717     51%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM % of
   International
   net sales           26%      28%      28%      28%      29%   N/A
  Other           $     3  $     8  $    10  $    11  $    16    410%
  Other -- TTM    $    17  $    20  $    26  $    33  $    46    172%

Supplemental
 Worldwide Net
 Sales:
  Media           $ 1,542  $ 2,498  $ 1,990  $ 1,833  $ 2,091     36%
  Media -- Y/Y
   growth,
   excluding F/X       17%      21%      23%      25%      32%   N/A
  Media -- TTM    $ 6,566  $ 7,067  $ 7,479  $ 7,863  $ 8,412     28%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise    $   699  $ 1,399  $   947  $   970  $ 1,079     54%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   Y/Y growth,
   excluding F/X       41%      51%      44%      53%      51%   N/A
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM            $ 2,863  $ 3,361  $ 3,669  $ 4,015  $ 4,395     53%
  Electronics and
   other general
   merchandise --
   TTM % of WW
   net sales           30%      31%      32%      33%      33%   N/A
  Other           $    66  $    89  $    78  $    83  $    92     41%
  Other -- TTM    $   272  $   283  $   299  $   315  $   342     26%

Balance Sheet

Cash and
 marketable
 securities       $ 1,219  $ 2,019  $ 1,420  $ 1,665  $ 1,909     56%

Inventory, net --
 ending           $   736  $   877  $   754  $   735  $   970     32%
Inventory --
 average
 inventory % of
 TTM net sales        5.8%     6.0%     6.0%     5.9%     6.2%   N/A
Inventory
 turnover,
 average -- TTM      13.2     12.7     12.9     12.9     12.4     (6%)

Fixed assets, net $   449  $   457  $   442  $   443  $   491      9%

Accounts payable
 days -- ending        63       53       47       54       62     (2%)

Other

Employees (full-
 time and part-
 time; excludes
 contractors &
 temporary
 personnel)        13,300   13,900   14,000   14,400   15,800     18%

Note: The attached "Financial and Operational Summary" is an
 integral part of this Supplemental Financial Information and
 Business Metrics.


(1) In Q2 2006, a fee dispute with Toysrus.com reduced our
 operating income by $20 million.

(2) Q4 2005 net income includes a tax benefit of $90 million related
 to determining that certain of our deferred tax assets are
 realizable.
                           Amazon.com, Inc.
                  Financial and Operational Summary
                             (Unaudited)

Quarterly Results of Operations (comparisons are with the equivalent period of the prior year, unless otherwise stated)

Net Sales

  • Generally, revenue is recorded gross for sales of our own inventory and net for sales by third parties.
  • Amounts paid in advance for subscription services, including amounts received for Amazon Prime, online DVD rentals, and other membership programs, are deferred and recognized as revenue over the subscription term.
  • Shipping revenue was $171 million, up 45% from $118 million.

Cost of Sales

  • Cost of sales consists of the purchase price of consumer products sold by us, inbound and outbound shipping charges, packaging supplies, amortization of our DVD rental library and costs incurred in operating and staffing our fulfillment and customer service centers on behalf of other businesses.
  • Payment processing and related transaction costs, including those associated with our third-party seller transactions, are classified in "Fulfillment" on our consolidated statements of operations.
  • Outbound shipping costs totaled $260 million, up 43% from $182 million. Net shipping cost was $89 million or 2.7% of net sales, up 39% from a net shipping cost of $64 million or 2.8% of net sales.
  • We offer free shipping and subscriptions to Amazon Prime, which result in a net cost to us in delivery of products.

Operating Expenses

  • Depreciation expense for fixed assets, including amortization of internal-use software and website development, was $65 million, up from $62 million.
  • Depreciation is recorded on a straight-line basis over the estimated useful lives of the assets (generally two years or less for assets such as internal-use software and our DVD rental library, two or three years for our technology infrastructure, five years for furniture and fixtures, and ten years for heavy equipment).
  • We utilize the accelerated method, rather than a straight-line method, for recognizing stock-based compensation expense. Under this method, over 50% of the compensation cost would be expensed in the first year of a four-year vesting term.
  • Stock-based compensation was $51 million, compared to $30 million.
  • Operating expenses with and without stock-based compensation are as follows:

                     Three Months Ended         Three Months Ended
                    September 30, 2007          September 30, 2006
                --------------------------- --------------------------
                   As    Stock-Based           As    Stock-Based
                Reported Compensation  Net  Reported Compensation Net
                --------------------------- --------------------------
Operating
 Expenses:
 Fulfillment    $    296 $      (11)  $285  $    217 $       (8) $209
 Marketing            74         (2)    72        64         (1)   63
 Technology and
  content            209        (28)   181       172        (16)  156
 General and
  administrative      57        (10)    47        54         (5)   49
 Other operating
  expense              3          -      3         2          -     2
                -------- ------------ ----- -------- ----------------
  Total
   operating
   expenses     $    639 $      (51)  $588  $    509 $      (30) $479
                ======== ============ ===== ======== ================

Year-over-year
 Percentage
 Growth:
 Fulfillment          37%               37%       27%              26%
 Marketing            16                15        45               49
 Technology and
  content             22                16        42               45
 General and
  administrative       4                (4)       69               87

Percent of Net
 Sales:
 Fulfillment         9.1%              8.7%      9.4%             9.1%
 Marketing           2.3               2.2       2.8              2.7
 Technology and
  content            6.4               5.6       7.4              6.8
 General and
  administrative     1.7               1.4       2.4              2.1

Fulfillment

  • Certain of our fulfillment-related costs that are incurred on behalf of other businesses are classified as cost of sales rather than fulfillment.
  • The increase in fulfillment costs in absolute dollars relates to variable costs corresponding with sales volume and inventory levels; our mix of product sales; payment processing and related transaction costs, including mix of payment methods and costs from our guarantee from certain third-party seller transactions; and costs from expanding fulfillment capacity.
  • Additionally, because payment processing costs associated with third-party seller transactions are based on the gross purchase price of underlying transactions, and payment processing and related transaction costs are higher as a percentage of revenue versus our retail sales, our third-party sales have higher fulfillment costs as a percentage of net sales.
  • We expanded our fulfillment capacity during the nine months ended September 30, 2007 and throughout 2006 through gains in efficiencies as well as increases in leased warehouse space. This expansion is designed to accommodate greater selection and in-stock inventory levels and meet anticipated shipment volumes from sales of our own products as well as sales by third parties for which we provide the fulfillment.

Technology and Content

  • Technology and content expenses consist principally of payroll and related expenses for employees involved in application development, category expansion, editorial content, buying, merchandising selection, and systems support, as well as costs associated with the systems and technology infrastructure.
  • We continue to invest in several areas of technology and content, including seller platforms, web services, and digital initiatives, as well as expansion of new and existing product categories. We are also investing in technology infrastructure so that we can continue to enhance the customer experience and improve our process efficiency. The growth rate of our technology and content spending decreased in Q3 2007 and the nine months ended September 30, 2007, compared to the comparable prior period. We intend to continue investing in areas of technology and content as we continue to add employees to our staff and add technology infrastructure.
  • Certain costs relating to development of internal-use software, including development of software to upgrade and enhance our websites and processes supporting our business, are capitalized and depreciated over two years.

                                                  Q3 2007    Q3 2006
                                                 ---------- ----------
                                                     (in millions)
Capitalized costs of internal-use software and
 website development                             $      35   $     34

Amortization of previously capitalized amounts         (30)       (23)
                                                 ---------- ----------
   Net capitalization                            $       5   $     11
                                                 ========== ==========

Stockholders' Equity and Stock-Based Awards

  • We granted restricted stock unit awards of 0.4 million shares in Q3 2007 with a per share weighted average fair value of $84.06.
  • As of September 30, 2007, there were 20.2 million shares underlying outstanding stock awards, consisting of 17.7 million shares underlying restricted stock units and 2.5 million shares underlying stock options with a $18.29 weighted-average exercise price.
  • As of September 30, 2007 and 2006, outstanding common shares plus shares underlying outstanding stock-based awards were 435 million. This total includes all stock-based awards outstanding, without regard for estimated forfeitures, consisting of vested and unvested awards and in-the-money and out-of-the-money stock options.
  • The increase in stock-based compensation is primarily attributable to an increase in total stock compensation value granted to our employees.
  • In August 2006, our Board of Directors authorized a 24-month program to repurchase up to an aggregate of $500 million of our common stock, from which we repurchased 8.2 million shares for $252 million in 2006 and 6.3 million shares for $248 million in Q1 2007.
  • In April 2007, our Board of Directors authorized a new 24-month program to repurchase up to an aggregate of $500 million of our common stock.

Other Expense, net

  • Other expense, net consists primarily of gains or losses on marketable securities, foreign-currency transaction gains and losses, and other miscellaneous gains and losses.
  • Foreign-currency transaction gains (losses) primarily relate to the interest payable on our 6.875% PEACS, as well as foreign-currency gains and losses on cross-currency investments. Since interest payments on our 6.875% PEACS are settled in Euros, the balance of interest payable is subject to gains or losses resulting from changes in exchange rates between the U.S. Dollar and Euro between reporting dates and payment.
  • The remeasurement of our 6.875% PEACS and intercompany balances can result in significant gains and losses associated with the effect of movements in currency exchange rates.

Income Taxes

  • Our tax provision for interim periods is determined using an estimate of our annual effective tax rate. Each quarter we update our estimate of the annual effective tax rate, and if our estimated tax rate changes we make a cumulative adjustment. There is a potential for significant volatility of our 2007 effective tax rate due to several factors, including from variability in accurately predicting our taxable income and the taxable jurisdictions to which it relates. The 2007 effective annual tax rate is estimated to be lower than the 35% statutory rate, primarily due to anticipated earnings of our subsidiaries outside of the U.S. in jurisdictions where our effective tax rate is lower than in the U.S.
  • The effective tax rate in 2006 was higher than the 35% statutory rate resulting from establishing our European headquarters in Luxembourg, which we expect will benefit our effective tax rate over time. Associated with the establishment of our European headquarters, we transferred certain of our operating assets in 2005 and 2006 from the U.S. to international locations.
  • We file U.S. federal income tax returns as well as income tax returns in various states and foreign jurisdictions. We are under examination, or may be subject to examination, by the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") for calendar years 2004 through 2006. Additionally, any net operating losses that were generated in prior years and utilized in these years may also be subject to examination by the IRS. We are under examination, or may be subject to examination, in the following major jurisdictions for the years specified: Pennsylvania for 2002 through 2006, Kentucky for 2003 through 2006, Delaware for 2004 through 2006, France for 2003 through 2006, Germany for 1998 through 2006, Luxembourg for 2003 through 2006, and the United Kingdom for 1999 through 2006. In addition, in February 2007, Japanese tax authorities assessed income tax, including penalties and interest, of approximately $90 million against one of our U.S. subsidiaries for the years 2003 through 2005. We believe that these claims are without merit and are disputing the assessment. Further proceedings on the assessment will be stayed during negotiations between U.S. and Japanese authorities over the double taxation issues the assessment raises, and we have provided bank guarantees to suspend enforcement of the assessment. We also may be subject to income tax examination by Japanese tax authorities for 2006.
  • We have U.S. federal net operating losses that are classified as deferred tax assets and are being utilized to reduce our taxes payable to nominal levels.

Foreign Exchange

  • The effect on our consolidated statements of operations from year-over-year changes in exchange rates versus the U.S. Dollar throughout the period is as follows (in millions except per share data):
                              Three Months Ended September 30,
                   -------------------------------------------------------
                              2007                        2006
                   --------------------------- ---------------------------
                   At Prior Exchange           At Prior Exchange
                     Year     Rate       As      Year     Rate       As
                   Rates(1) Effect(2) Reported Rates(1) Effect(2) Reported
                   -------- --------- -------- -------- --------- --------
    
    Net sales      $ 3,187  $     75  $ 3,262  $  2,287 $     20  $  2,307
    Gross profit       747        15      762       545        4       549
    Operating
     expenses          628        11      639       506        3       509
    Income from
     operations        118         5      123        39        1        40
    Net interest
     expense
     (income) and
     other (3)          (3)        -       (3)        3        -         3
    Remeasurements
     and other
     income
     (expense) (4)      (1)       (1)      (2)        2       (1)        1
    Net income          78         2       80        19        -        19
    Diluted
     earnings per
     share         $  0.18  $   0.01  $  0.19  $   0.05 $      -  $   0.05
    
    (1) Represents the outcome that would have resulted had currency
     exchange rates in the current period been the same as those in effect
     in the comparable prior year period for operating results, and if we
     did not incur the variability associated with remeasurements for our
     6.875% PEACS and intercompany balances.
    
    (2) Represents the increase or decrease in reported amounts resulting
     from changes in exchange rates from those in effect in the comparable
     prior year period for operating results, and if we did not incur the
     variability associated with remeasurements for our 6.875% PEACS and
     intercompany balances.
    
    (3) Includes foreign-currency gains and losses on cross-currency
     investments.
    
    (4) Includes foreign-currency gains and losses on remeasurement of
     6.875% PEACS and intercompany balances.
    

    Earnings per Share

    • Basic earnings per share is calculated using our weighted-average outstanding common shares. Diluted earnings per share is calculated using our weighted-average outstanding common shares including the dilutive effect of stock awards as calculated under the treasury stock method.
    • Our convertible debt instruments are excluded from the calculation of diluted earnings per share as their effect under the if-converted method is anti-dilutive.

    Cash Flows and Balance Sheet

    • Tax benefits resulting from stock-based compensation deductions in excess of amounts reported for financial reporting purposes were $34 million in Q3 2007 and $157 million for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2007, compared to $9 million in Q3 2006 and $43 million for the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2006.
    • Our cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities of $1.91 billion, at fair value, primarily consist of cash, investment grade securities and AAA-rated money market mutual funds. Included are amounts held in foreign currencies of $585 million, primarily in Euros, British Pounds and Japanese Yen.
    • Other assets include, among other things, $179 million of marketable securities restricted for longer than one year, $35 million of intangible assets, net, $19 million of certain equity investments, and $5 million of deferred issuance costs on long-term debt. Marketable securities restricted for longer than one year relate to amounts pledged or otherwise restricted as collateral for standby letters of credit, guarantees, debt, and real estate leases.
    • Accrued expenses and other current liabilities include, among other things, liabilities for gift certificates of $178 million, professional fees, marketing activities, workforce costs - including accrued payroll, vacation and other benefits--and unearned revenue of $86 million, which is recorded when payments are received in advance of performing our service obligations and is recognized over the service period. Non-current unearned revenue was $15 million.

      Our long-term debt is summarized as follows:
    
                                                        September 30,
                                                             2007
                                                        --------------
                                                        (in millions)
    4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes due February
     2009 (1)                                           $          899
    6.875% PEACS due February 2010 (2)                             342
    Other long-term debt                                            32
                                                        --------------
                                                                 1,273
    Less current portion of long-term debt                           -
                                                        --------------
                                                        $        1,273
                                                        ==============
    
    (1) The 4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes are convertible into
     our common stock at the holders' option at a conversion price of
     $78.0275 per share. Total common stock issuable upon conversion
     of our outstanding 4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes is 11.5
     million shares, which is excluded from our calculation of
     earnings per share as its effect is anti-dilutive. We have the
     right to redeem the 4.75% Convertible Subordinated Notes, in
     whole or in part, by paying the principal and a redemption
     premium, plus any accrued and unpaid interest. At September 30,
     2007, the redemption premium, which decreases by 47.5 basis
     points on February 1 of each year until maturity, was 0.95%.
    
    (2) The 6.875% Premium Adjustable Convertible Securities ("6.875%
     PEACS") are convertible into our common stock at the holders'
     option at a conversion price of EUR 84.883 per share ($121.11 per
     share, based on the exchange rate as of September 30, 2007).
     Total common stock issuable upon conversion of our outstanding
     6.875% PEACS is 2.8 million shares, which is excluded from our
     calculation of earnings per share as its effect is anti-
     dilutive. The U.S. Dollar equivalent principal, interest, and
     conversion price fluctuate based on the Euro/U.S. Dollar exchange
     ratio. We have the right to redeem the 6.875% PEACS, in whole or
     in part, by paying the principal plus any accrued and unpaid
     interest.
    

    • Other long-term liabilities include tax contingencies, long-term capital lease obligations, and other long-term obligations.
    • We acquired certain companies during the nine months ended September 30, 2007, for an aggregate purchase price of $33 million, including cash payments of $24 million and future cash payments of $9 million. We also made principal payments of $13 million on acquired debt in connection with one of these acquisitions. Additional consideration for these acquisitions is contingent upon continued employment. This amount is expensed as compensation over the employment period and not included in the purchase price. Acquired intangibles totaled $24 million and have estimated useful lives of between two and ten years. The excess of purchase price over the fair value of the net assets acquired was $20 million and is classified as "Goodwill" on our consolidated balance sheets. The purchase price allocation for each acquisition is preliminary and subject to revision, and any change to the fair value of net assets acquired will lead to a corresponding change to the purchase price allocable to goodwill. The results of operations of the acquired companies have been included in our consolidated results from each closing date forward. The effect of these acquisitions on consolidated net sales and operating income for the nine months ended September 30, 2007, was not significant.

    Certain Definitions and Other

    • We present segment information for North America and International. We measure operating results of our segments using an internal performance measure of direct segment operating expenses that excludes stock-based compensation and other operating expense, each of which is not allocated to segment results. Other centrally incurred operating costs are fully allocated to segment results. Our operating results, particularly for the International segment, are affected by movements in foreign exchange rates.
    • The North America segment consists of amounts earned from retail sales of consumer products (including from third-party sellers) and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com, www.shopbop.com, www.endless.com and www.amazon.ca; from our Amazon Prime membership program; and from non-retail activities such as North America-focused Amazon Enterprise Solutions program, and marketing and promotional agreements. This segment includes export sales from www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca.
    • The International segment consists of amounts earned from retail sales of consumer products (including from third-party sellers) and subscriptions through internationally focused websites such as www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, and Joyo Amazon websites at www.joyo.cn and www.amazon.cn; from our Amazon Prime membership program; from our International DVD rental service; and from non-retail activities such as internationally focused marketing and promotional agreements. This segment includes export sales from these internationally based sites (including export sales from these sites to customers in the U.S. and Canada) but excludes export sales from www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca.
    • We provide supplemental sales information within each segment for three categories: Media, Electronics and other general merchandise, and Other. Media consists of amounts earned from DVD rentals and retail sales from all sellers of books, music, DVD/video, magazine subscriptions, software, video games and video-game consoles. Electronics and other general merchandise consists of amounts earned from retail sales from all sellers of items not included in Media, such as electronics and office, camera and photo, toys and baby, tools, home and garden, apparel, shoes, sports and outdoors, kitchen and housewares, gourmet food, grocery, jewelry and watches, health and personal care and beauty. The Other category consists of non-retail activities, such as the Amazon Enterprise Solutions program, Amazon Web Services and miscellaneous marketing and promotional activities, such as our co-branded credit card programs.
    • Operating cash flow is net cash provided by (used in) operating activities, including cash outflows for interest and excluding proceeds from the exercise of stock-based employee awards. Free cash flow is operating cash flow less cash outflows for purchases of fixed assets, including internal-use software and website development.
    • Operating cycle is number of days of sales in inventory plus number of days of sales in accounts receivable minus accounts payable days. Accounts payable days are calculated as the quotient of accounts payable to cost of sales, multiplied by the number of days in the period. Inventory turns are calculated as the quotient of annualized cost of sales to average inventory over five quarter ends.
    • Return on invested capital is trailing-twelve-month free cash flow divided by average total assets less current liabilities over five quarter ends.
    • References to customers mean customer accounts, which are unique e-mail addresses, established either when a customer's initial order is shipped or when a customer orders from certain third-party sellers on our websites. Customer accounts include customers of Amazon Marketplace, and our Merchants@ and Syndicated Stores programs, but exclude certain customers, including DVD rental customers, customers associated with certain of our acquisitions (including Joyo Amazon customers), Amazon Enterprise Solutions program customers, Amazon.com Payments customers and the customers of select companies with whom we have a technology alliance or marketing and promotional relationship. Customers are considered active when they have placed an order during the preceding twelve-month period.
    • References to sellers or merchants mean active seller accounts, which are established when a seller receives an order from a customer account. Seller accounts include sellers in Amazon Marketplace, and Merchants@ platforms, but exclude Amazon Enterprise Solutions sellers. Sellers are considered active when they have received an order during the preceding twelve-month period.
    • References to registered developers mean cumulative registered developer accounts, which are established when potential developers enroll with Amazon Web Services and receive a developer access key.
    • References to units mean units sold (net of returns and cancellations) by us and by third-party sellers at Amazon.com domains worldwide - such as www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr and www.amazon.ca - and at Syndicated Stores domains, as well as Amazon.com-owned items sold through catalogs and at non-Amazon.com domains, such as books, music and DVD/video items ordered from Amazon.com's store at www.target.com. Units sold do not include Joyo Amazon units, Amazon.com gift certificates or DVD rentals.

    
        CONTACT: Amazon.com Public Relations
                 Patty Smith, 206-266-7180
                 or
                 Amazon.com Investor Relations
                 Kim Nelson, 206/266-2171
                 ir@amazon.com
                 www.amazon.com/ir
    
        SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.
    
    Investor Toolkit