All Stories Kicks off the Holiday Season Earlier than Ever – Opening Countdown to Black Friday Store on Nov. 1

The Countdown to Black Friday store will feature low prices on the season’s popular gifts from brands like Canon, GoPro, Cuisinart, VTech, Gibson and KitchenAid
Starting November 1 through December 31, customers will find thousands of incredible holiday deals
SEATTLE – October 30, 2014 – today announced its Countdown to Black Friday store ( will open on November 1 – bringing incredible deals to Canadian customers earlier than ever. Shoppers will find incredible deals and huge savings on some of the most wished for gifts in the Countdown to Black Friday store.
Throughout the entire holiday season, customers will f…

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Countdown to Black Friday Begins: Amazon Launching More than 15,000 Lightning Deals This Holiday

Amazon is adding thousands of deals – more than ever before – making
it easy for customers to save on gifts for everyone on their list

(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Let the countdown begin! November 1 is the official
start of the holiday shopping season on Amazon, as the company kicks off
Black Friday early with its Countdown to Black Friday Deals Week event.
Amazon is counting down to the big day with even more deals, all day,
every day. This holiday Amazon customers will find more than 15,000
Lightning Deals, including brand new early access deals for Prime
members. Customers can find the best de…

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Amazon Debuts First Original Live-Action Kids Series Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street on Friday, November 21

First series from Amazon Studios’ open-door pilot submissions process

Created by David Anaxagoras, executive produced by Academy Award
winner Luke Matheny and stars Sloane Morgan Siegel, Ashley Boettcher,
Drew Justice, and Robyn Lively

(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it will premiere its first
original live-action kids series aimed at children aged 6 through 11, Gortimer
Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street on Friday, November 21 on Prime
Instant Video in the US. The first greenlit project from its open-door
pilot submissions process, the series is created by pre-school teache…

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Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce Plans to Create 1,000 Full-Time Jobs in Illinois

Amazon Plans $75 Million Investment in Heart of the Midwest

Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and, Inc. today
announced plans to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million
in investment in Illinois. Amazon is beginning site selection activities
and it plans to open its first facility in Illinois next year.

“Today Illinois is leading the Midwest in job creation and Amazon will
strengthen that growth by delivering 1,000 new jobs to our state,”
Governor Quinn said. “Illinois’ skilled workforce, world-class
transportation system and educational ins…

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Introducing Fire TV Stick: The Most Powerful Streaming Media Stick—Just $39

Powerful hardware—dual-core processor, 2x the memory of Chromecast,
dual-band, dual-antenna (MIMO) Wi-Fi, and exclusive features like ASAP
for instant streaming

Best of both worlds: included remote control means simple and easy
navigation, plus you can use your phone as a remote with the free mobile
app that includes voice search

Simple and easy to use—features Amazon Fire TV’s award-winning user
interface—just plug it in and you’re ready to stream in minutes

Vast selection of the most popular video and music services,
including Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, NBA Game
Time, Prim…

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Kindle Scout, Amazon’s New Reader-Powered Publishing Program, Opens for Voting

Readers can now nominate favorite books for publication

New, never-before-published submissions across romance, science
fiction and mystery & thriller genres are now live for nominations

Books that are popular with readers will be considered for
publication by Kindle Press

(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Beginning today, readers can visit Kindle Scout, Amazon’s
new reader-powered publishing program, to preview excerpts from
unreleased books, help decide which will get published and receive free

Here’s how Kindle Scout works:

Readers pr…

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Amazon Fashion Celebrates the Next Generation of Fashion Talent with Studio Sessions Competition

Awarding over $100,000 in prizing and the chance to be featured on-site, Amazon Fashion challenged rising stars from New York City’s top fashion and design schools to create their best Fall 2014 editorial campaign

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 25, 2014– Today, five participating schools – Fashion Institute of Technology, LIM College, Parsons The New School for Design, Pratt Institute, and the School of Visual Arts – sent two teams of five students to Amazon Fashion’s 40,000-square foot photography studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Mentored by a group of top industry professionals, the student teams were challenged to conceptualize, style and shoot a captivating editorial campaign, with…

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All Ten Episodes of the Second Season of Amazon Original Series Alpha House Are Now Available on Amazon Prime Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany

From Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau, appearances this season
include Bill Murray (Groundhog Day), Penn & Teller’s Penn
Jillette, Andy Cohen (Watch What Happens Live), U.S. Senators
John McCain and Elizabeth Warren, Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie (Today
Show), Rachel Maddow (The Rachel Maddow Show), Former
Presidential Advisor David Axelrod, and Former Democratic Political
Advisor George Stephanopoulos (Good Morning America), among many

(NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced all 10 episodes of the second
season of Garry
Trudeau’s critically-acclaimed politi…

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Amazon Fire TV Selection Triples Since Launch

New media apps and games include Spotify, PBS, PBS KIDS, NFL Now,
A&E, HISTORY, Lifetime, Fashion TV, Epic TV, Young Hollywood, Green.TV,
Outside Television, Dailymotion, Dungeon Quest, Ninja Hero Cats, Spoiler
Alert, Leo’s Fortune, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series: Season
2, and The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series

(NASDAQ: AMZN) — Amazon today announced that Fire TV’s selection has
tripled since its launch in April, with over 600 apps and games now
available. Learn more about Amazon Fire TV at

“We continue to hear from customers how …

Read More @ Announces Third Quarter Sales up 20% to $20.58 Billion

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 23, 2014–, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced financial results for its
third quarter ended September 30, 2014.

Operating cash flow increased 15% to $5.71 billion for the trailing
twelve months, compared with $4.98 billion for the trailing twelve
months ended September 30, 2013. Free cash flow increased to $1.08
billion for the trailing twelve months, compared with $388 million for
the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2013. Free cash flow for
the trailing twelve months ended September 30, 2013 includes cash
outflows for purchases of corporate office space and property i…

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