Holiday Toys Galore: Amazon.ca Introduces First-Ever Holiday Toy List

A curated list of top-rated toys, games, electronics and more, the Amazon.ca Holiday Toy List is the destination where customers can discover the perfect holiday gifts for children of all ages

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, for the first time, Amazon.ca is excited to unveil its Holiday Toy List (www.amazon.ca/holidaytoylist), a curated list where customers can find the latest holiday toys that are expected to be some of the newest, most popular and kid-requested gifts this season. The Holiday Toy List features a selection of highly anticipated holiday toys from iconic brands such as Crayola, Fisher Price, Mattel, LeapFrog, Hasbro, Melissa & Doug, Little Tikes and more.

"Our Holiday Toy List is a useful shopping resource where customers can easily discover the most wished for toys, order the perfect gift and often have it shipped for free -- without having to fight the crowds this holiday season," said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. "We wanted to bring the Holiday Toy List to our customers in Canada and make holiday shopping easy, fast and convenient."

Most items on the Amazon.ca Holiday Toy List are eligible for Free Super Saver Shipping and Free Two-Day Shipping with Amazon Prime, meaning customers can shop from anywhere, take advantage of free shipping and order gifts for everyone on their holiday shopping list with the click of a button. Additionally, to make the shopping experience even more seamless, customers can take advantage of Amazon.ca gift-wrapping, include a personalized message with a gift and have the gift delivered to a child's doorstep just in time for the holidays.

The Amazon.ca Holiday Toy List provides helpful shopping tools for customers - no matter who they are shopping for this holiday season - including editorial reviews, product recommendations, customer reviews and best sellers.  Customers can also quickly narrow and expand toy search results and filter by age, category, gender, price range, brand and character.

A variety of hot toys that are expected to be among customers' and children's favourites this holiday season are part of the Amazon.ca Holiday Toy List including:

  • The Perfect Playsets for Make-Believers
    • Fisher-Price Little People Disney Klipklop Stable
    • Little Tikes Activity Garden
    • Melissa & Doug Learn to Play Piano
    • KidKraft Uptown Kitchen
  • Children's Favourite Dolls & Dollhouses
    • 2013 Holiday Barbie Doll
    • Barbie Mariposa Doll
    • Barbie Dream House
    • Lalaloopsy Cinder Slippers
    • Monster High 13 Wishes Dolls
  • Cars, Trains and More!
    • Fisher Price Thomas and Friends
    • VTech Go Go Smart Wheels - Train Station Playset
    • Laugh & Learn Crawl Around Car
  • Interactive Plush Toys and Furry Friends
    • Furby Boom Sunny and Sweet
    • Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo
    • FurReal Friends Cuddles My Giggly Monkey Pet
    • Melissa & Doug Giraffe
  • Mind-bending Games, Puzzles and Educational Toys
    • Monopoly Empire
    • Ravensburger The Earth - 540-Piece 3D Puzzle
    • LeapFrog LeapPad Ultra Learning Tablet
    • Elenco Snap-Circuits
  • Arts & Crafts for Everyone
    • Crayola Melt and Mold Factory
    • Crayola Marker Maker
    • ALEX Toys Do-it-Yourself Wear! Duct Tape Party
    • Melissa & Doug Standing Art Easel

This holiday season, Amazon.ca will offer weekly deals on items from the Toys & Games store, as well as a variety of other product categories.  Customers can find the latest deals at www.amazon.ca/deals.

About Amazon.ca
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, 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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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 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.

SOURCE: Amazon.ca

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