“Amazon.com Inc. on Monday said sales of consumer electronics surpassed book sales for the first time and was its largest sales category over the Thanksgiving weekend, launching the online retailer’s busiest holiday selling season in 10 years. The company also said it set a single-day sales record during the period with more than 2.8 million units, or 32 items per second, ordered across the globe,” The Associated Press reports.
“Visitor traffic peaked at an estimated 700,000 users during a 60-minute period, according to Amazon.com’s Holiday Shoppers tracking program. Its top-selling electronics products include Apple Computer Inc.’s iPod media player,” AP reports. Full article here.
According to Amazon, “The top selling electronics products this year were the Apple 20GB iPod, the Apple 4GB Silver Mini iPod, the Phillips DVP642 DivX Progressive Scan DVD player, the iTunes $15 prepaid Card and the Canon PowerShot SD 110 3MP Digital Elph camera.” Full article here.