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AMAZON.COM : Amazon Fulfillment Services in Campbellsville, Ky. Hiring Thousands of Temporary Positions for the 2010 Holiday Season

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11/02/2010 | 02:10pm CEST

Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that Staff Management is seeking to hire thousands of holiday positions for the Amazon Campbellsville, Ky. fulfillment center, operated by Amazon.com.kydc LLC.

Candidates should be highly motivated with drive, ambition and a passion for providing customers a first-class shopping experience. Available positions include full-time and part-time roles in Picking, Packing and Receiving/Shipping and will require standing, walking and lifting on a regular basis. A high school diploma/GED and the ability to pass a background check are required.

?We are looking to hire smart, friendly and dedicated people to help us deliver a great experience for our customers during this holiday season,? said Dave Clark, vice president, Amazon North America Operations. ?We focus on working hard, having fun and making history at all of our facilities across the United States.?

?The holiday season is a busy time at our facility, and the team works hard to get our customers' orders out the door,? said Rob Robinson, general manager, Campbellsville fulfillment center. ?We celebrate the results of our hard work as we deliver on our promises to the customer.?

For more information on these positions, please contact Staff Management at 270-849-2050. Media should contact 206-266-7180 for more details.

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. Kindle, Kindle 3G and Kindle DX are the revolutionary portable readers that wirelessly download books, magazines, newspapers, blogs and personal documents to a crisp, high-resolution electronic ink display that looks and reads like real paper. Kindle 3G and Kindle DX utilize the same 3G wireless technology as advanced cell phones, so users never need to hunt for a Wi-Fi hotspot. Kindle is the #1 bestselling product across the millions of items sold on Amazon.

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.

Amazon.com
Public Relations Media Line, 206-266-7180
Amazon-pr@amazon.com
www.amazon.com/pr


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