Amazon.ca introduces Amazon Student program
Online retailer Amazon.ca has launched a new initiative called "Amazon Student," aimed at Canadian college and university students. Members of the program will receive six months of free two-day shipping on eligible items. The offer also includes discounts and promotions on school and residence supplies, such as electronics, household products and school materials from brands including Acer, Sony, Ouya, 3M, Rosetta Stone, Hoover, Dirt Devil and others. After the six-month period, membership in the program will cost $39 per year. The program is located at <http://www.amazon.ca/student>.
"We want students to feel empowered by offering a program that makes going off to university and preparing for the upcoming semester easy and affordable, where students can get fast, free shipping and have everything they need delivered directly to their doorstep," said Alexandre Gagnon, country manager for Amazon.ca. "Amazon Student saves time and money and makes it convenient for university students to find deals on room essentials and campus must-haves like electronics, small kitchen appliances and more."