Customers can now shop for more than 15,000 dry grocery products from
top brands such as Campbell's Soup, Nestle, Pepsi, Kellogg, Green Mountain, and more - from
the comforts of home
The Auto store features one of Canada's largest selections - more than
200,000 products - including auto and truck accessories; power sports,
marine and RV products; tire and wheel accessories; and winter car care
Amazon.ca has more than doubled the product categories available to
customers in Canada in 2013 - most recently adding the Office, Toys,
Grocery and Auto stores
SEATTLE, Oct. 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Amazon.ca launched two new stores
- the Grocery and Auto stores. With the addition of these new stores, Amazon.ca has launched
14 new categories in 2013.
"Amazon.ca dramatically increased our selection this year, and we are
pleased to now bring the Auto and Grocery stores to our customers,"
said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. "We're working to
deliver an unmatched selection of everyday essentials and must-have
products. With just a few clicks, customers can discover millions of
items, take advantage of free shipping or Free Two Day Shipping with
Amazon Prime, and have items delivered to their doorstep."
Stock Your Pantry from Home via the Amazon.ca Grocery Store
The Amazon.ca Grocery store (www.amazon.ca/grocery) features a wide variety of top brands where customers can discover
specialty food items that may not be available at every grocery store.
With more than 15,000 dry food products available, Amazon.ca customers
Key Ingredients for Holiday Baking: With the busy holiday season upon us, customers can find ingredients
they need for holiday recipes, including Unico cooking oils; spices and
seasonings from brands like Kurundu, McCormick and GD Organic; baking
mixes from Namaste Foods, Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines; and baking
chocolate from Ghiradelli.
Coffee and Tea to Keep You Warm and Toasty this Winter: Customers will now find coffee and coffee pods from top brands
including Keurig, Tassimo, Van Houtte, Lavazza, Ethical Bean and
Folgers, as well as a wide selection of teas from Uncle Lee, Twinings,
Unilever, Traditional Medicinals and Tazo.
Drinks to Quench Your Thirst: For customers who like variety, Amazon.ca offers plenty of beverage
options - from soft drinks, soy milk, juices, energy drinks and more -
including Mio and Crystal Light drink mixes, Ocean Spray juices, C2o
Coconut Water, Red Bull energy drinks, Soyganic and Vitasoy soy drinks,
Fiji water, and Pepsi products.
Local Favourites: Amazon.ca features a number of popular food brands such as Dare
cookies, crackers and fruit snacks; Oasis juices; Sun-Rype fruit bars;
Old Dutch Foods; Ocean's canned seafood and a variety of Canadian maple
Pantry Necessities: Why bother visiting a grocery store when Amazon.ca has many items
customers need to stock their pantries, like Skippy peanut butter,
Campbell's Soup, Catelli pastas, Kellogg cereals, Hidden Valley salad
dressings, and Uncle Ben's rice.
Healthy Options for Snackers: The new store has plenty of healthy snack choices, including Pop
Chips, Clif and Kind bars, Pistachio nuts, Kashi Chewy Granola Bars and
popcorn from a variety of brands.
Baby's Favourite Foods: Now parents can find a variety of baby foods and have them delivered
to their doorstep -- from Baby Gourmet and Love Child Organics food
pouches, Danone cereal, Earth's Best baby food, Enfamil and Similac
formula and Gerber baby snacks.
Flowers for Someone Special: With the click of a button, customers can shop for fresh flower
baskets and bouquets and have flowers delivered to their sweetheart,
friend, co-worker or family member.
A majority of items available in the Grocery store are eligible for free
shipping or Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, so customers can
stock their pantry or order a special ingredient for an elaborate
dinner party recipe and have food items sent straight to their home.
Amazon.ca Customers Will Find Over 200,000 Automotive Items for Cars,
Trucks, RVs, Motorcycles and Power Sport Vehicles
The Amazon.ca Auto store (www.amazon.ca/auto) features one of Canada's largest selections of automotive items from
key brands such as Camco, Curt, OTC, Schumacher, Battery Tender, and
more. Auto enthusiasts and everyday motorists will find a vast
selection of automotive products for any type of vehicle.
The new store offers everything from car care products, jump starters,
seat covers, windshield wiper blades and a wide variety of automotive
tools and equipment. As the winter months approach, customers will
also find an extensive selection of winter automotive maintenance
products to help ensure vehicles stay running through even the coldest
By taking advantage of free shipping on eligible orders or Free Two-Day
Shipping via Amazon Prime, customers also don't have to worry about
braving icy roads this winter or getting heavy, bulky automotive
accessories and tools home.
In addition to finding a broad selection of items on Amazon.ca,
customers can also find helpful information and shopping tools to help
make better purchasing decisions, including 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.
Amazon.ca (www.amazon.ca) is part of the global family of Amazon Web sites 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, videos, 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 in English and French 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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