Launches Prime Service Offering Canadians Unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping Launches Prime Service Offering Canadians Unlimited Free Two-Day 
Get fast, free shipping on millions of items across electronics, baby, 
kitchen, books, tools and more with no minimum orders 
SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - today announced the launch of Amazon 
Prime, a membership program that provides "all-you-can-eat" Free Two-Day 
shipping to customers for an annual fee of CAD $79. The Prime membership 
offers free and unlimited shipping on millions of eligible items on, with no minimum purchase. Prime is available on items across 
electronics, baby, kitchen, books, movies, music, watches, sporting goods, 
tools and more. 
Amazon Prime, used by millions of members worldwide, offers customers in most 
areas of Canada: 

    --  Unlimited Free Two-Day shipping
    --  One-Day shipping for as low as CAD $3.99 per item
    --  Free Standard shipping to rural areas

"We are proud to bring Amazon Prime to Canada," said Steve Oliver, country 
manager for "Amazon Prime offers its members the convenience of 
fast, free shipping on millions of eligible items, whether the order is for a 
single DVD or a kitchen mixer. There is no minimum purchase amount and no need 
to consolidate orders, so Canadians from coast-to-coast can enjoy a simpler, 
faster shopping experience."

Customers in Canada can try Amazon Prime for one month free,* with no 
obligation, by visiting To learn more about Amazon Prime 
or to sign-up to start enjoying free shipping benefits, customers can visit

*Some restrictions apply

About ( is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites 
that have become known for great prices, selection, and convenience. 
customers can find and discover millions of English and French books, Kindle 
books, CDs, videos, sports and outdoors products, DVDs and electronics, 
watches, tools, baby, home and garden products, as well as a vast array of 
software, video games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices. 
offers FREE Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, and FREE Super Saver Shipping 
on qualified orders of $25 CAD or more delivered to a single Canadian address. sources products directly from Canadian publishers and distributors, 
ensuring a rich offering of Canadian titles and content. Features such as 
original editorial reviews in English and French and product recommendations 
help customers find the right products for them among the site's 
broad selection.

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 

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.

Please note, for the first time, video footage and images of a Canadian 
Fulfillment Centre are available.

For video footage, images, or media requests please contact:

Noor Marzook NATIONAL Public Relations 416-848-1404


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