Amazon Launches 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store Featuring Hundreds of Thousands of Items In One Single Destination

  Amazon Launches 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store Featuring Hundreds of
  Thousands of Items In One Single Destination

Customers ages 50+ can find nutrition and wellness items, exercise and fitness
equipment, medical supplies, personal care and beauty products, entertainment
                             suggestions and more

   Thousands of items available for free Super Saver Shipping, Amazon Prime
                    Two-Day Shipping and Subscribe & Save

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- April 15, 2013

(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced the launch of its 50+ Active and Healthy
Living Store ( featuring hundreds of thousands
of nutrition, wellness, exercise and fitness, medical, personal care, beauty,
entertainment items and more – all in a single destination for customers in
the 50+ age range. In addition to offering items for fast, free shipping
through Amazon Prime and Super Saver Shipping, customers can also sign up to
receive thousands of items – including everyday essentials like vitamins,
incontinence care products and shampoo – delivered automatically to their home
and at a discounted price via the Subscribe & Save program. The store will
feature detailed product information, images, customer reviews, best sellers,
recommendations and a Resource Center with tips on beauty, healthy eating,
caregiving and various other topics to help customers discover products that
are right for them.

“We’re excited to offer customers in the 50+ age range a place to easily
discover hundreds of thousands of items that promote active and healthy
living. This is a destination where a customer can purchase anything from
vitamins and blood pressure monitors to skin care items and books on traveling
the world,” said Chance Wales, Director of Beauty and Health & Personal Care
for Amazon. “Our goal is to offer great prices on a vast selection of items
and a robust Resource Center filled with tips on everything from boosting
brain power to care-giving.”

Visitors to Amazon’s 50+ Active and Healthy Living Store will find a wide
selection of items in the following categories:

  *Nutrition & Wellness: Vitamins and supplements, nutritional drinks and
    bars, etc.
  *Exercise & Fitness: Activity monitors, videos on active living, exercise
    equipment, athletic apparel, etc.
  *Health Care: Diabetes management items, over-the-counter medicines, first
    aid items, etc.
  *Medical Supplies: Blood pressure monitors, daily living aids, mobility
    aids, etc.
  *Incontinence: Briefs and underwear, pads and guards, cleansers, furniture
    protection, etc.
  *Personal Care: Men’s grooming needs, oral care, hair loss items, feminine
    care, etc.
  *Beauty: Skin care, bath and body items, fragrance, cosmetics, etc.
  *Travel & Leisure: Travel guides, travel bags, toiletries, etc.
  *Entertainment: Books, audio books, video, etc.

For more information, customers can go to To
shop Amazon from anywhere, use the Amazon Mobile App
( for your phone or tablet.

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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
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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 and data 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
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filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent
Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent filings.

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