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Oct 02, 2018, 03:01 ET Amazon Canada Names London the Country's Most Pet-Pampering City

Amazon Canada's annual ranking of the top 20 cities for pet-related shopping shows Canadians' love for their furry, feathered or scaly pets can't be 'cur-tail-ed' SEATTLE, WA, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ -...


Sep 27, 2018, 13:00 ET Amazon Expands in British Columbia with New Fulfillment Centre on Tsawwassen First Nation Lands at Deltaport

The facility will create more than 700 full-time jobs in Metro Vancouver in 2019 SEATTLE, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new Lower Mainland fulfillment...


Sep 26, 2018, 08:00 ET Amazon Music Expands to Canada with Launch of Amazon Music Unlimited

Amazon's premium music streaming service unlocks millions of songs, thousands of playlists and personalized stations Today, Amazon Music listeners in Canada now have even more ways to access music...


Sep 20, 2018, 15:11 ET Amazon Introduces the All-New Echo Show

Features powerful speakers, a stunning 10-inch HD display, a 5 MP camera, and a built-in smart home hub Just ask to stream videos from Prime Video, browse your favourite websites, and enjoy Alexa...


Sep 20, 2018, 15:06 ET Amazon Announces New Echo Devices--Add Alexa to Every Room

All-new lineup of Echo devices make it even easier to add Alexa to more places in your home New Echo companion device lets you add rich bass to enhance your existing Echo music experience Control...


Sep 12, 2018, 03:01 ET Introducing Amazon Charts in Canada - A New Bestseller List of What Customers are Really Reading and Buying

Updated weekly and broken out by Most Read and Most Sold, this new bestseller list shares how we read today SEATTLE, Sept.12, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ:AMZN)— Amazon Canada today launched Amazon Charts, a ...


Sep 06, 2018, 09:39 ET Introducing the All-New Amazon Fire HD 8

The all-new Fire HD 8 offers a stunning 8-inch HD display with over 1 million pixels, a quad-core processor, 16 GB of internal storage with support for up to 400 GB more via microSD, and up to 10...


Aug 28, 2018, 07:59 ET Amazon Canada Launches New Monthly Prime Membership Plan

For $7.99 a month, the monthly plan provides all of the same benefits Prime members love on a flexible payment schedule SEATTLE, WA, Aug. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - (NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon Canada today...


Aug 01, 2018, 03:01 ET Saved by the Smile on the Box: Amazon Canada Launches Back to School and Off to University Stores

Customers can shop thousands of back to school and off to university products in one convenient location from anywhere they roam this summer, making shopping for school the easiest part of the...


Jul 25, 2018, 09:00 ET Amazon Expands Footprint in Ontario with New Fulfillment Centre in Caledon

The facility will create more than 800 full-time jobs in Greater Toronto SEATTLE, July 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in the Greater Toronto ...


Jul 18, 2018, 11:50 ET Prime Members Again Enjoyed the Biggest Global Shopping Event in Amazon History this Prime Day

Members worldwide purchased more than 100 million products during Prime Day The Fire TV Stick Basic Edition was the best-selling product in Canada on Prime Day 2018. Additional best-selling products...


Jul 18, 2018, 10:08 ET Prime Members Again Enjoyed the Biggest Global Shopping Event in Amazon History this Prime Day

Members worldwide purchased more than 100 million products during Prime Day The Echo Dot was the best-selling product in Canada on Prime Day 2018. Additional best-selling products included the...


Jul 16, 2018, 03:00 ET Ready, Set, Save…Amazon Unboxes Prime Day 2018 Deals

Prime Day starts at 12 p.m. PT / 3 p.m. ET on Monday, July 16 offering an epic day (and a half) of our best deals Prime Day will feature more than 140 Spotlight Deals in Canada – save up to 40% on...


Jul 10, 2018, 08:30 ET Amazon to Create More than 600 Full-Time Jobs in Ottawa

New facility marks eighth fulfillment centre in Canada SEATTLE, July 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans for a new fulfillment centre in Ottawa, Ontario's eastern suburb of...


Jul 09, 2018, 03:01 ET Prime Day Empowers Small and Medium-Sized Businesses on Amazon to Create New Jobs and Reinvest Locally

Sales on Prime Day and year-round empower Canadian small and medium-sized businesses to create jobs and expand in their communities Small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon have created...


Jul 03, 2018, 01:00 ET Amazon Announces Prime Day 2018 - An Epic Day (and a Half) of our Best Deals Starting July 16

Prime Day 2018 will feature 50% more Spotlight Deals and more than one million deals globally Prime members in Canada will find thousands of deals from top brands they love including InstantPot,...


Jun 18, 2018, 03:01 ET There's a New King(ston) in Town - Introducing the New No. 1 City on Amazon Canada's List of Canadian Cities that Love to Read

Waterloo comes in strong making the list for the first time and taking the number two spot Vancouver, Kelowna and Langley, British Columbia round out the top five SEATTLE, June 18, 2018 /CNW/ -...


May 22, 2018, 20:22 ET Michael Kaan Wins 2018 First Novel Award Presented by Amazon Canada and The Walrus

Author of The Water Beetles receives $40,000 and this year's award from a shortlist of first-time novelists Robin de Valk-Zaiss wins inaugural Youth Author short-fiction category and $5,000 SEATTLE,...


Apr 30, 2018, 12:30 ET Amazon Announces Plans to Expand Vancouver Tech Hub and Create 3,000 High Tech Jobs

Amazon welcomes Prime Minister Trudeau to the site of its future new Development Centre The company has already created more than 6,000 full-time jobs across Canada, ranging from customer fulfillment ...


Apr 28, 2018, 09:00 ET Amazon Canada and The Walrus Unveil Shortlist for the Forty-second Annual First Novel Award

The winner of the First Novel Award will be announced on Tuesday, May 22, at a gala in Toronto hosted by the CBC's Shelagh Rogers with guest speaker and Giller Prize–winner Michael Redhill The winner ...


Apr 11, 2018, 10:00 ET Echo Spot Now Available in Canada

Stylish, compact Echo with a screen is perfect for anywhere in the house—place it on your desk, kitchen counter, nightstand, or side table so Alexa can show you news, weather, smart home camera...


Feb 05, 2018, 03:01 ET Victoria Remains the Queen of Hearts as it's Named Canada's Most Romantic City for the Sixth Year in a Row by Amazon Canada

Abbotsford held on to its No. 2 spot, while new entry, Whitehorse, lands on the list for the first time at No. 3 British Columbia dominates the list with eight cities in the top 20 SEATTLE, Feb. 5,...


Dec 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Amazon Celebrates Biggest Holiday; More Than Four Million People Trialed Prime In One Week Alone This Season

Over two million items shipped with Same-Day/One-Day Delivery in Canada Items shipped with FREE One-Day Shipping or FREE Same-Day Delivery more than doubled this holiday season worldwide Small...


Dec 22, 2017, 03:01 ET Amazon Canada Unboxes Thousands of Boxing Week Deals

Amazon Canada will feature new Boxing Day deals as often as every five minutes each day from December 25 through December 31 Customers will find Boxing Day deals from top brands including Bose,...


Dec 07, 2017, 18:25 ET Amazon Announces Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 Tablets Now Available in Canada

Fire 7 is thin and light with a 7-inch IPS display, long battery life, and 8 GB storage—only $59.99 Fire HD 8 offers a stunning 8-inch HD display with over 1 million pixels, up to 12 hours of battery ...