Amazon.in launches ‘Large Appliances Store'

Customers can now shop for hundreds of appliances including Refrigerators, Washing Machines, Air Conditioners and Dishwashers just in time for Diwali

Enables scheduled Free installation and product demo; Introduces extended warranty program covering maintenance & repair over & above brand warranty

Bangalore, October 8, 2014: Amazon.in today announced the launch of the ‘Large Appliances Store’ on its marketplace,www.amazon.in featuring a wide selection of appliances like refrigerators, washing machines, air-conditioners and dishwashers. As Home & Kitchen is one of the most sought after categories during Diwali, the launch comes at a time when customers can enjoy shopping for appliances with ease & convenience.

From the comfort of their homes, customers can access a large selection of appliances from leading global and Indian brands like LG, Samsung, IFB, Panasonic, Voltas, Godrej as well as from retailers such as Viveks, Shahs and Next, to name a few. For additional convenience and a worry-free shopping experience for customers who purchase these appliances on its marketplace, Amazon.in will help with scheduling of a hassle free installation and demonstration service from the respective brands and retailers.

"We are excited to launch the Large Appliances store in time of Diwali and enable customers to conveniently shop while they engage in festivities,” said says Amit Agarwal, Vice President and Country Manager, Amazon India.

With detailed product descriptions, images and specifications, customers can discover and choose the right appliance with ease. Additionally, customers can take advantage of the unique and user-friendly buying guides and a dedicated customer service team available on phone to help find the perfect product to match their needs.

Customers buying from Amazon.in’s Large Appliances Store can take advantage of an extended warranty program offering 1-year and 2-year extensions beyond the brand warranty. This repair and maintenance service will offer hassle-free digital warranty for customers and provide market-leading customer service. In addition, customers also benefit from free transportation for repair as well as free annual preventive maintenance. The extended warranty program is available for purchase from Rs. 675 onwards

All products purchased from Amazon.in’s Large Appliances store can be returned within 10 days of installation in case they are found to be damaged or defective. Amazon.in recommends that customers wait for the brand representatives to arrive for installation to ensure that defective / damaged items are identified by the brand representative. And of course, there is Amazon’s 100% purchase protection that ensures genuine products and a safe and trusted shopping experience.

Consumers on www.amazon.in and Amazon’s mobile shopping application can shop anywhere with ease and confidence from over 18 million products across a broad range of departments including Books; eBooks & Tablets; Movies & TV shows; Kindle Devices, Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Consumer Electronics; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Health and Personal Care products; Watches; Fashion Jewelry; Home & Kitchen products; Beauty Products; Video Games; Music; Luggage & Bags; Handbags & Clutches; Sports, Fitness & Outdoor equipment; Shoes; Men’s, Women’s & Kid’s wear; Pet Supplies; Gift Cards. Consumers across several cities in India are increasingly enjoying Amazon’s guaranteed next-day delivery on more than 325,000 products fulfilled by Amazon.

All Consumers on www.amazon.in benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, no-risk hassle-free returns policy, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee.

About Amazon.in
The Amazon.in marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd, an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Amazon.in seeks to build the most customer-centric online destination for customers to find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online by giving them more of what they want – vast selection, low prices, fast and reliable delivery, and a trusted and convenient experience; and provide sellers with a world-class e-commerce platform.

Products on amazon.in range from; Books, Movies and TV shows; the Kindle family of E-Readers, Tablets and eBooks; Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Cameras & Photography; Portable Media Players; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Personal Care Appliances; Health Care Devices; Home and Kitchen and Beauty. It is still “Day 1” and Amazon.in is relentlessly focused on expanding selection and raising the bar for customer experience in India.

About Amazon.com
Amazon.com, Inc. (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, Inc. 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 Books; Movies, Music & Games; Digital Downloads; Electronics & Computers; Home & Garden; Toys, Kids & Baby; Grocery; Apparel, Shoes & Jewelry; Health & Beauty; Sports & Outdoors; and Tools, Auto & Industrial. Amazon Web Services provides Amazon’s developer customers with access to in-the-cloud infrastructure services based on Amazon’s own back-end technology platform, which developers can use to enable virtually any type of business. Kindle Paperwhite is the world’s best-selling and most advanced e-reader. It 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 including X-Ray for Music, Second Screen, Prime Instant Video downloads, and the revolutionary new Mayday button. The all-new Kindle Fire HD includes an HD display, high-performance processor and dual speakers at a breakthrough price.

Amazon and its affiliates operate websites, including www.amazon.com, www.amazon.co.uk, www.amazon.de, www.amazon.co.jp, www.amazon.fr, www.amazon.ca, www.amazon.cn, www.amazon.it, www.amazon.es, www.amazon.com.br, www.amazon.in, and www.amazon.com.mx. As used herein, “Amazon.com,” “we,” “our” and similar terms include Amazon.com, Inc., and its subsidiaries, unless the context indicates otherwise.

Forward-Looking Statements
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