Amazon's French unit, www.amazon.fr, has announced the launch of a new site, www.javari.fr, dedicated to the on-line sale of women's, men's and children's shoes and fashion accessories.

Javari is a tributary of the Amazon river.

The site has a selection of more than 100 brands and has over 6,000 articles in stock, including not only shoes but also handbags, shopper and carry-alls, travel bags and belts and also offers free delivery within 24 hours.

"Javari.fr reflects Amazon's constant efforts to provide customers with the broadest choice possible and the site has features specially designed for buyers of shoes and accessories," said François Saugier, Amazon.fr's director of Fashion and Sport department. "It's a new shopping experience."

Customers also benefit from a free service for returns for up to a year as
well as a low price guarantee.