The Amazon Wish List 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues
November Sweepstakes Gives Customers the Chance to Win Cash, Trips, Jewels and More!
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)-- Nov 04, 2009 Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) continues to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its Wish List feature with November sweepstakes that offer customers amazing cash and prizes. There are six weeks left in the Wish List Sweepstakes and customers can enter weekly at www.amazon.com/wishlist10th by creating, adding an item to, or sharing an Amazon Wish List. The holidays are getting closer and Amazon Wish Lists are a great way for customers to let friends and family know what they are wishing for this season.
Since the beginning of the Wish List anniversary celebration, more than half a million Amazon customers have entered the sweepstakes. The three lucky sweepstakes winners so far are:
D. James Czech II of Anchorage, Alaska, won “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” Premier Wish List from week one and will be traveling to Los Angeles to attend the “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” premiere. “I have never won anything so this is pretty cool,” he said. “I can’t wait to attend the premiere, and have a chance to meet the “Twilight” cast. It should be quite the event, and one I will always remember!”
Steven Whysong of Mesa, Ariz., won the Dream Kitchen Wish List from week two and will receive dozens of products, including all new major appliances by KitchenAid. "My family has helped me out a lot in the last year. All of these products are so wonderful and there are so many items here — it will be great to be able to help them as well."
Michelle Hoehman of Clarence Center, N.Y., won the Jonas Brothers Wish List from week three and will receive a trip to London to meet the Jonas Brothers and tickets to their concert at Wembley Arena. “This is the opportunity of a lifetime,” said Hoehman. “I am normally a homebody and would never do anything like this so I am really looking forward to traveling overseas and just embracing the whole experience.”
The “Most Wished For” items since the sweepstakes began last month include the Amazon Kindle and Apple iPod touch 32 GB in Electronics; KitchenAid 90th Anniversary Stand Mixer in Home & Garden; “The Twilight Saga: New Moon” – The Movie Board Game in Toys; “The Twilight Saga: New Moon – The Official Illustrated Movie Companion” in Books; “The Twilight Saga: New Moon Soundtrack” in Music; New Super Mario Brothers in Video Games; and “Up” in DVDs.
The following weeks remain in the Wish List 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes:
Week 5 – Nov. 2-8: Ultimate Backyard Theater
For additional information about Amazon Wish Lists, the Amazon Wish List 10th Anniversary Sweepstakes, and a full list of prizes for each week, please visit: www.amazon.com/wishlist10th. To create your own Wish List, simply find a product on Amazon.com you’re wishing for and click the “Add to Wish List” button.
Prizes include an Epson MovieMate home theater projector, Epson Duet 80-inch projection screen, and $15,000 cash for landscaping (or whatever the winner wants!). Additional items in the Wish List include a Waring Pro Professional Popcorn Maker, OXO Candela Glow set, and the WoodStation Weather Display.
Week 6 – Nov. 9-15: Canon Yellowstone Photo Trip Wish List
Prizes include a trip for two to Yellowstone National Park with professional photographer mentor Adam Jones from Canon’s “Explorers of Light” program, plus a Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Camera and three Canon specialty lenses. Additional items in the Wish List include Canon accessories, such as a digital camera gadget bag, lens hoods and tripod.
Week 7 – Nov. 16-22: The Magic of Disney Wish List
Prizes include a trip for four to Orlando, Fla., five days at Walt Disney World Resort with lodging at Animal Kingdom Lodge and a $2,000 Disney Gift Card for use at the resort’s restaurants and gift shops. Additional items in the Wish List include Disney movies, storybooks, video games and a Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DSI to play them on.
Week 8 – Nov. 23-29: High-Def Heaven Wish List
Prizes include an LG 55-inch 1080p 120Hz Wireless HDMI LCD HDTV, an LG Blu-ray Disc Home TheaterinaBox, Nintendo Wii and Beatles Rock Band for Wii. Additional items in the Wish List include popular Blu-ray movies like “Terminator Salvation,” “The Hangover” and “Planet Earth – The Complete BBC Series,” plus HDMI cables.
Week 9 – Nov. 30-Dec. 6: Glamourous Life Wish List
Prizes include a pair of 1½-carat platinum diamond earrings, an Invicta diamond watch and a $2,000 Endless.com Gift Card. Additional items in the Wish List include an “it” fashion purse, Roberto Cavalli oversized sunglasses, a dozen Orrefors crystal champagne flutes, and a Prada cell phone.
Week 10 – To be announced!
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