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Amazon.com Releases ’’Best Of 2004 List’’


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SEATTLE -- Dec. 31, 2004 -- Amazon.com (Nasdaq:AMZN) today released its “Best Of 2004 List” that includes the best selling, most positively reviewed, most wished for, and most favorite gift products as determined by Amazon.com customers in 2004.

Best Selling Products

The following is a list of the best selling products on Amazon.com in 2004 by total units sold:

-- Books: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book)” by Jon Stewart

-- Music: “Feels Like Home” (Norah Jones)

-- DVD/Video: “Star Wars Trilogy” (Widescreen Edition)

-- Electronics: Philips DVP642 DivX-Certified Progressive-Scan DVD Player

-- Home & Garden: Calphalon Commercial Hard-Anodized 12-Inch Everyday Pan with Lid

-- Health & Personal Care: Panasonic ER411NC Nose and Ear Hair Groomer

-- Computer & Video Games: Grand Theft Auto -- San Andreas (PlayStation2)

-- Tools & Hardware: Porter-Cable CFFN250N Finish & Brad Nailer Combo Kit

-- Apparel & Accessories: UGG(R) Australia ’Classic Short’ Boot (Women)

-- Sports & Outdoors: Plastic Curve Baseball (EA)

-- Jewelry & Watches: Sterling Silver Blue Topaz Earrings

-- Beauty: 15-Piece Sampler by Yves Rocher

-- Gourmet Food: Ghirardelli Tower from Wine Country Gift Baskets

Most Loved Products

The following is a list of products on Amazon.com that were reviewed most positively by customers in 2004:

-- Books: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” by Mark Haddon

-- Music: “The Way/Solitaire” (Clay Aiken)

-- DVD/Video: “Firefly: The Complete Series”

-- Electronics: Philips DVP642 DivX-Certified Progressive-Scan DVD Player

-- Home & Garden: Dyson DC-07 Cyclone Animal Upright Vacuum (Purple)

-- Health & Personal Care: Phillips HeartStart Home Automated External Defibrillator

-- Computer & Video Games: Grand Theft Auto -- San Andreas (PlayStation2)

-- Tools & Hardware: Porter-Cable CFFN250N Finish & Brad Nailer Combo Kit

-- Apparel & Accessories: UGG(R) Australia ’Classic Short’ Boot (Women)

-- Sports & Outdoors: The Firm Body Sculpting System

-- Jewelry & Watches: 18k White Gold Certified Round Diamond 4-Prong Stud Earrings

-- Beauty: MiN Solution2

-- Gourmet Food: Dark Low Carb Chocolate from Ross Chocolates

Most Wished For Products

The following is a list of products that appeared most often on the Wish Lists of Amazon.com customers in 2004:

-- Books: “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Presents America (The Book)” by Jon Stewart

-- Music: “Feels Like Home” (Norah Jones)

-- DVD/Video: “Star Wars Trilogy” (Widescreen Edition)

-- Electronics: Apple 4 GB iPod Mini (Silver)

-- Home & Garden: KitchenAid KSM150PSWH Artisan Series 5-Quart Mixer (White)

-- Health & Personal Care: Panasonic ER411NC Nose and Ear Hair Groomer

-- Computer & Video Games: Grand Theft Auto -- San Andreas (PlayStation2)

-- Tools & Hardware: Bessey KBK2440 Cabinet Door Clamp Kit

-- Apparel & Accessories: UGG(R) Australia ’Classic Short’ Boot (Women)

-- Sports & Outdoors: Flybar Model 1200

-- Jewelry & Watches: Sterling Silver and Swarovski Crystal Heart Pendant on Satin Cord, 16" by Paris Hilton

-- Beauty: DuWop Lip Venom

-- Gourmet Food: Fireworks Popcorn, 11" Bowl Gift Set

Most Popular Gift Products

The following is a list of products most frequently purchased as gifts by Amazon.com customers in 2004:

-- Books: “The Da Vinci Code” by Dan Brown

-- Music: “Feels Like Home” (Norah Jones)

-- DVD/Video: “Pirates of the Caribbean -- The Curse of the Black Pearl”

-- Electronics: Apple 4 GB iPod Mini (Silver)

-- Home & Garden: Black & Decker JW200 Lids Off Jar Opener (White)

-- Health & Personal Care: Panasonic ER411NC Nose and Ear Hair Groomer

-- Computer & Video Games: Super Mario Advance 4 -- Super Mario Bros. 3

-- Tools & Hardware: Strait-Line 64030 Laser Tape

-- Apparel & Accessories: Hue Furry Sock

-- Sports & Outdoors: Eddie Bauer Performance Horseshoe Set

-- Jewelry & Watches: Sterling Silver Blue Topaz Earrings

About Amazon.com

Amazon.com (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 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 health and personal care, jewelry and watches, gourmet food, sports and outdoors, apparel and accessories, books, music, DVDs, electronics and office, toys and baby, and home and garden.

Amazon.com and its affiliates operate seven Web sites: www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.ca, and www.joyo.com.

As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward Looking Statement

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 potential future losses, significant amount of indebtedness, competition, management of growth, potential fluctuations in operating results, fulfillment center optimization, seasonality, commercial agreements, acquisitions, and strategic transactions, foreign exchange rates, system interruption, international expansion, consumer trends, inventory, limited operating history, government regulation and taxation, fraud, and new business areas. 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 Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003, and all subsequent filings.



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