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Amazon.com Named Exclusive Bookseller for Quicken.com

Amazon.com Inc. today announced an agreement with Intuit Inc.'s Quicken.com under which Amazon becomes the exclusive bookseller for Quicken.com in the United States, as well as the preferred provider of books in the United Kingdom and Germany.

Under the terms of the "multi-year, multi-million" dollar agreement, Amazon.com will receive extensive placements on Quicken.com sites and provide book-related editorial content, search capabilities and promotions. Amazon.com will also be promoted on the desktop within select Quicken personal finance software.

Financial specifics were not disclosed.

"Our relationship with Amazon.com creates a great opportunity for us to continue Quicken.com's quest to provide everything consumers need to help them manage their personal finances," said Brooks Fisher, Intuit's Vice President and General Manager of Community and Marketspaces. "Quicken.com users will not only have access to Amazon.com's vast collection of books and services but also to Amazon.com's Personal Finance Selected Bestsellers list."

Separately, Amazon.com also sealed an agreement with PC manufacturer Compaq Computer Corporation to include Amazon.com in new shipments of Compaq Presario personal computers.