Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now Visit Now
Kids Turn Toy News

The Amazon Wish List 10th Anniversary Celebration Continues

Amazon Wish List 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
    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!

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.


News | Toy News

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 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. Examples of the services offered by Amazon Web Services are Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon SimpleDB, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Flexible Payments Service (Amazon FPS), Amazon Mechanical Turk and Amazon CloudFront.

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 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. 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.