Amazon Hiring Now: Creates 2,500 Full-Time Jobs with Comprehensive Benefits Across its U.S. Fulfillment Network

  Amazon Hiring Now: Creates 2,500 Full-Time Jobs with Comprehensive Benefits
  Across its U.S. Fulfillment Network

 In 2013, Amazon Hired More Than 20,000 Employees into Full-Time Jobs at its
 U.S. Fulfillment Centers; More Than Half of Those Hired Started as Seasonal

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- February 12, 2014, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced it is hiring for more than
2,500 new, full-time jobs across its growing U.S. fulfillment network. Median
pay inside Amazon fulfillment centers is 30 percent higher than traditional
retail jobs. In addition to highly competitive wages, Amazon also offers
employees comprehensive benefits on day one, bonuses and stock awards.

“Last year, we hired more than 20,000 people into full-time jobs across our
U.S. fulfillment centers – with more than half starting as seasonal
employees,” said Mike Roth, Amazon’s vice president of North America
operations. “Today, we’re excited to announce 2,500 full-time jobs, bringing
new employment opportunities to local communities across the country.”

Fulfillment center jobs picking, packing and shipping customer orders are
currently available in:

• Chester, Va.         • Dupont, Wash.
• Coffeyville, Kan.       • Murfreesboro, Tenn.
• Columbia, S.C.          • Petersburg, Va.

Amazon offers employees a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare
starting on day one of employment, 401(k) matching, performance-based bonuses
and its Career Choice program where the company pre-pays 95 percent of tuition
for eligible employees to go back to school regardless of whether or not the
skills they learn are relevant to a career at Amazon.

To learn more about working at an Amazon fulfillment center, visit

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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
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.

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