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18 Jun 12 MYHABIT Shopping App Extends to Kindle Fire and Android Platform



SEATTLE, Jun 18, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) –



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— MYHABIT.com, a private fashion sale site from
Amazon.com, Inc., today announced the new MYHABIT App designed
specifically for Kindle Fire and Android mobile phones. The free app
offers easy, on-the-go access to the curated selection of sales
beginning at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET daily on MYHABIT.com. Customers can
use the app to shop limited-time sales of top brands and stay informed
with start of sale reminders on upcoming sale events for women, men,
designer, children and home, while enjoying fast, free shipping on all
orders delivered to U.S. addresses.

“Since we launched the MYHABIT app for iPhone, our customers have been
requesting a MYHABIT shopping application for Kindle Fire and Android
and we’re thrilled to now bring it to them,” said Daren Hull, General
Manager for MYHABIT. “The shopping app is another way for us to offer
our customers easy access to sales from their favorite brands. In
addition to the MYHABIT site features our customers already know and
love, the app helps customers stay informed of upcoming sale events and
purchase from their favored device immediately, wherever they are.”

The MYHABIT App offers up to 60 percent off hand-picked styles from
designer and boutique brands across women’s, men’s, children’s and home
departments. Customers can easily browse by department and sale event,
and will experience detailed product pages with in-depth descriptions,
videos and images with a zoom feature for up-close details. MYHABIT
offers free, instant membership; fast, free shipping and free return
shipping on eligible U.S. orders; and flat rate $15 international
shipping to select countries.

The MYHABIT App for Kindle Fire and Android is available for free at the
Amazon Appstore for Android at
www.amazon.com/appstore
or from Google Play. For more information, please visit
www.myhabit.com/getmobile .

About MYHABIT.com

MYHABIT, developed and launched by Amazon.com in 2011, is a
membership-only fashion destination offering up to 60 percent off list
prices of designer and boutique brands in women’s, men’s, designer, home
and children’s departments. The private-sale site features daily,
limited-time sales beginning at 9:00 AM PT/12:00 PM ET. MYHABIT is a
luxurious fashion destination for shopping hand-picked items, which also
sets a new standard in convenience and service with free, instant
membership; fast, free shipping and free return shipping in the U.S. on
eligible items; and fast, $15 international shipping to select countries.

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc.


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, 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 Books;
Movies, Music Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics Computers; Home
Garden; Toys, Kids Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes Jewelry; Health
Beauty; Sports Outdoors; and Tools, Auto Industrial. 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. The new latest generation Kindle is the lightest, most
compact Kindle ever and features the same 6-inch, most advanced
electronic ink display that reads like real paper even in bright
sunlight. Kindle Touch is a new addition to the Kindle family with an
easy-to-use touch screen that makes it easier than ever to turn pages,
search, shop, and take notes — still with all the benefits of the most
advanced electronic ink display. Kindle Touch 3G is the top of the line
e-reader and offers the same new design and features of Kindle Touch,
with the unparalleled added convenience of free 3G. Kindle Fire is the
Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games and
web browsing with all the content, free storage in the Amazon Cloud,
Whispersync, Amazon Silk (Amazon’s new revolutionary cloud-accelerated
web browser), vibrant color touch screen, and powerful dual-core
processor.

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 ,

www.amazon.it ,
and
www.amazon.es .
As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms
include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context
indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements

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
competition, management of growth, new products, services and
technologies, potential fluctuations in operating results, international
expansion, outcomes of legal proceedings and claims, fulfillment center
optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions and
strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption,
inventory, 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 most
recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.


        Amazon.com, Inc.
        Media Hotline, 206-266-7180 

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Copyright Business Wire 2012

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