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Why Wait? Shop Amazon's Black Friday Lightning Deals All Week Long

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Thousands of items have already been discounted in Amazon's Black Friday Deals Store and thousands more will be added this week</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>Amazon is offering more Lightning Deals than ever before including $147 32” LED TVs running at select times daily and the LeapPad 1 for $59.99 everyday through Black Friday</i> </p> <p class='bwalignc'> <i>Get free shipping on millions of gifts with FREE Super Saver Shipping and Amazon Prime</i> </p>

Monday, November 19, 2012

Why Wait? Shop Amazon's Black Friday Lightning Deals All Week Long09:00 EST Monday, November 19, 2012 SEATTLE (Business Wire) -- (NASDAQ: AMZN) –, Inc. announced that Black Friday Lightning Deals on everything from leading electronics to the most anticipated toys will begin running today through November 24. Customers can also enjoy free shipping on millions of eligible items with FREE Super Saver Shipping and Amazon Prime. “We're offering customers our widest selection of Black Friday Lightning Deals ever and we're bringing doorbuster deals to shoppers earlier this year,” said Ben Hartman, Vice President of Consumer Electronics for “Customers should check our Black Friday Deals Store regularly to find a vast selection of great gifts at great prices. Plus, there is no need to stand in long lines, fight crowds, or brave the cold weather – shop from the convenience of home.” Here are examples of some amazing deals that will be available at various times starting today through Black Friday weekend ( Samsung 40-Inch Smart LED HDTV, $448 Toshiba 40-Inch LCD TV, $179 Panasonic VIERA 55-Inch Smart 3D LED HDTV, $899 VIZIO 60-Inch Razor Smart LED HDTV, $688 Lenovo G585 15.6-Inch laptop, $199.99 Dell Inspiron i14z 14-Inch Ultrabook, $499.99 Canon EOS Rebel T2i digital SLR camera with multiple lenses, $699 Panasonic Lumix ZS20 high sensitivity digital camera with 20X optical zoom, $199 Fujifilm Finepix SL300 14MP digital camera with 30X optical zoom, $149.99 Xbox 360 250GB bundle with console, two games and one-month Xbox Live membership, $199 PS3 250GB bundle with console, two games and one-month PlayStation Plus membership, $199 50% off select Melissa & Doug toys Up to 60% off outerwear for men, women and kids Fisher-Price Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen, $49.99 LEGO Duplo Legoville Deluxe Train Set, $74.99 Nest Learning Thermostat – 1st Generation, $198 Cuisinart CGG-200 all-foods portable outdoor tabletop propane gas grill, $135.99 Various Rosetta Stone language sets, $374 Up to 67% off popular movies and TV shows including The Hunger Games & The Lorax Up to 60% off black diamond stud earrings Skybar 3-Chamber Wine Preserving System, $499.99 Up to 70% off designer shoes Mr. Coffee single-cup brewer, $49.99 Black & Decker 8-cup food processor, $17.99 Up to 60% off popular books including Life with Beatles Chase has joined Amazon in celebrating Black Friday Deals this holiday season. All year long, customers using the Amazon Rewards Visa Card from Chase can earn 3X points for purchases at To learn more about the Amazon Rewards Visa Card, customers can visit Find Gift Ideas Shoppers can visit Amazon's curated and easy to navigate toy and electronics gift lists to discover some of the hottest items of the season. For more details visit and Staying Updated on Deals For more information on the latest deals, customers can follow @AmazonDeals on Twitter and on Facebook. Shoppers can explore and buy Amazon's holiday deals from anywhere, using the Amazon Mobile App ( for their phone or tablet. Shipping Options Amazon offers free shipping on millions of items every day, year-round, with FREE Super Saver Shipping which is available on eligible orders $25 and over. Amazon Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Shipping on millions of items sold by for only $79 a year. To become a member of Amazon Prime, or to learn more about the membership program, customers can visit All prices available at select times and while supplies last. About, 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., 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. 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. Kindle Paperwhite is the most-advanced e-reader ever constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light for reading in all lighting conditions, extra-long battery life, and a thin and light design. The new latest generation Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, now features new, improved fonts and faster page turns. Kindle Fire HD features a stunning custom high-definition display, exclusive Dolby audio with dual stereo speakers, high-end, laptop-grade Wi-Fi with dual-band support, dual-antennas and MIMO for faster streaming and downloads, enough storage for HD content, and the latest generation processor and graphics engine—and it is available in two display sizes—7” and 8.9”. The large-screen Kindle Fire HD is also available with 4G wireless, and comes with a groundbreaking $49.99 introductory 4G LTE data package. The all-new Kindle Fire features a 20% faster processor, 40% faster performance, twice the memory, and longer battery life. Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including,,,,,,,, and As used herein, “,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include, 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's financial results is included in's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings., Inc.Media Hotline,