Amazon Tops In Cyber Monday Traffic

Amazon Tops In Cyber Monday Traffic

By Alan Wolf On Nov 29 2012 - 9:56am

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New York – Amazon.com was the most-shopped e-commerce site on Cyber Monday (Nov. 26).

According to Experian Marketing Services, traffic to the No. 1 e-tailer rose 36 percent year over year to nearly 35 million visits, excluding mobile devices.

Second place went to Walmart.com, with a 21 percent spike in traffic, to 18.6 million visits.

Amazon and Walmart.com were also the No. 1 and No. 2 most-shopped retail sites on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday, Experian said.

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Kindle Sales Catch Fire

Kindle Sales Catch Fire

Doug Olenick On Nov 27 2012 - 1:42pm

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Amazon experienced record Kindle family sales last weekend.


Seattle — The 2013 edition of Black Friday and Cyber Monday were the best ever in sales of Kindle products, Amazon said.

Without revealing specific numbers, online retailer said customers purchased the seven different Kindle products in record numbers. The biggest driver was the Cyber Monday special that dropped the price of the Kindle Fire to $129.

Cyber Monday was the best day for Kindle sales worldwide, the company said.

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Amazon Unveils Cloud Photo Storage

Amazon Unveils Cloud Photo Storage

By Greg Tarr On Nov 2 2012 - 10:08am




Seattle – Amazon unveiled this week its Cloud Drive Photos app for devices based on the Android operating system, such as its Kindle tablets.

The app and service allows Android devices to automatically and safely store images in the cloud.

The Cloud Drive Photos app service provides users with 5GB of free storage, enough to hold thousands of digital photo files within fingertip reach.

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Amazon Launches Black Friday Deals Store

Amazon Launches Black Friday Deals Store

By TWICE Staff On Nov 1 2012 - 11:51am

The site can be found at Amazon.com/BlackFriday.
The site can be found at Amazon.com/BlackFriday.


Seattle — Amazon.com launched its Black Friday Deals Store on Thursday, just a few weeks ahead of the actual doorbusting day.

The store, which can be found at Amazon.com/BlackFriday, will feature a Deal of the Day, limited-time Lightning Deals and other savings.

Products that will be discounted include a Samsung series 9 Ultrabook, Nikon camera with 18x zoom, and Xbox 360 250GB with Kinect.

 

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Amazon Reports $274M Net Loss In 3rd Quarter

Amazon Reports $274M Net Loss In 3rd Quarter

By Steve Smith On Oct 25 2012 - 4:35pm

Worldwide electronics and other general merchandise sales grew 36 percent to $8.
Worldwide electronics and other general merchandise sales grew 36 percent to $8.56 billion.


Seattle — Amazon.com reported a $274 million net loss on a net sales increase of 27 percent, to $13.81 billion, in the third quarter, ended Sept. 30.

Amazon blamed the red ink on a $169 million loss related to its equity-method share of the losses reported by LivingSocial, primarily attributable to its impairment charge of certain assets, including goodwill. In the prior year’s third quarter Amazon reported net income of $63 million.

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