Amazon.ca Introduces Two New Stores: Musical Instruments and Wireless

The new Amazon.ca Musical Instruments store features one of Canada's largest selections of musical instruments, instrument accessories, sound & recording equipment and DJ gear from top brands including Shure, Audio-Technica, Gibson, Pioneer, Cecilio and D'Addario.

Customers will now find more than one million items in the Wireless store – from wireless accessories to Bluetooth speakers, as well as cases and covers.

SEATTLE, April 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Amazon.ca introduced two new stores, further expanding the selection available to customers in Canada. With the launch of the Musical Instruments and Wireless stores, shoppers will find more than a million new items on Amazon.ca. With these two new stores, Amazon.ca has launched 16 new storefronts in the last 12 months.

"We're committed to delivering an unparalleled selection of everything our customers need – all in one place," said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. "Customers can now order a new reed for their woodwind instrument, find the latest DJ equipment, search for a new drum set, discover the perfect case for their wireless device or buy an extra cell phone charger from the convenience of their home. Amazon.ca shoppers can find a wide selection of items, easily take advantage of free shipping or Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, and have their must-have products delivered to their home, with just a few clicks."

Customers will find more than 75,000 items in the Amazon.ca Musical Instruments store

In the new Amazon.ca store (www.amazon.ca/musical-instruments), customers will discover a variety of items, including stringed instruments, DJ & lighting equipment, drums, sound & recording equipment, keyboards, amps and instrument accessories. The Musical Instruments store features one of Canada's largest selections of musical instrument items from customers' favourite brands. 

Within the store, Amazon.ca customers will find:

  • Musical Instrument Accessories: Shoppers will discover a variety of accessories for guitars, keyboards and orchestral instruments from D'Addario, Fender, SKB, Pro Tec and more.
  • Sound & Recording: Customers will now find mixers, microphones, audio interfaces and studio monitors from top brands such as Shure, Audio-Technica, Blue Mic and Behringer.
  • DJ & Lighting: For shoppers looking for DJ, electronic music or karaoke equipment, Amazon.ca has it all -- speakers & subwoofers, DJ accessories and electronic music accessories from brands like American DJ, Numark, Pioneer and Audio-Technica.
  • Stringed Instruments: Whether you're looking for an electric guitar, harp, or violin, Amazon.ca shoppers will discover Stringed Instruments from top brands including Gibson, Epiphone, Dean and Cecilio.
  • Amps & Effects: The new Amazon.ca category will also feature live sound and stage equipment, including speakers, power amplifiers and lighting equipment, from key brands such as Line 6, Behringer and TC Electronics.
  • Drums & Percussion: From drum sets to cymbals, electronic drums, snare drums and more, Amazon.ca offers customers a variety of percussion equipment from brands like Meinl and Zildjian.
  • Woodwind & Brass: Shoppers will find harmonicas from Hohner and Lee Oskar, and an extensive selection of woodwind and brass instruments, including flutes, oboes, saxophones, recorders, bugles, trombones and tubas from top brands such as Yamaha and Cecilio.
  • Keyboards & Pianos: The new store will also feature portable keyboards, digital pianos, synthesizers, accordions and more from Yamaha, M-Audio and Hohner.

With one of the largest selections of wireless products in Canada, shoppers will find everything they need for their wireless devices

With more than one million items, the new Amazon.ca store (www.amazon.ca/wireless) features one of Canada's largest selections of wireless items. Shoppers will find everything they need to protect and personalize their wireless devices including accessories, cases, covers and screen protectors.

Shoppers will find cases from brands such as Otterbox, Lifeproof, Speck, Ballistic, Urban Armor Gear and Belkin. As well, the new Wireless store will feature a broad range of accessories including chargers, batteries, screen protectors, headsets, car accessories and more. Additionally, customers will discover a wide array of Bluetooth products from top brands such as Jawbone, Plantronics, LG, Jabra, Bose and Samsung.

Many items available in the new Musical Instruments and Wireless stores are eligible for free shipping or Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime. As well, with the Amazon App (www.amazon.ca/app) customers can browse and shop for products, compare prices, read reviews and make purchases quickly and easily on Amazon.ca from their iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet and Windows Phone – no matter where their busy lives take them.

Amazon.ca also provides helpful information and shopping tools for customers where they can easily find editorial reviews, personalized product recommendations, customer reviews and best sellers. Shoppers can also narrow or expand search results and filter by category, average customer review, price range and brand.

About Amazon.ca

Amazon.ca (www.amazon.ca) is part of the global family of Amazon websites that have become known for great prices, selection, and convenience. Amazon.ca customers can find and discover millions of English and French books, Kindle books, CDs, sports and outdoors products, DVDs, electronics, watches, tools, baby, beauty, health and personal care items, home and garden, toys, grocery products, auto items, and pet products, as well as a vast array of software, video games, and consoles--all at everyday low prices. Amazon.ca 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. Amazon.ca sources products directly from Canadian publishers and distributors, ensuring a rich offering of Canadian titles and content. Features such as original editorial reviews and product recommendations help Amazon.ca customers find the right products for them among the site's broad selection. Kindle Paperwhite features new display technology with higher contrast, the next generation built-in light, a faster processor, the latest touch technology, and exclusive new features designed from the ground up for readers. Kindle, the lightest and smallest Kindle, features improved fonts and faster page turns. The new Kindle Fire HDX features a stunning exclusive 7" or 8.9" HDX display, a quad-core 2.2 GHz processor, 2x more memory, and 11 hours of battery life, as well as exclusive new features of Fire OS 3.0. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.

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