I’m in Seattle, where Amazon announced their most successful Christmas season ever. Some stats below:
On it busiest day, Dec 10, Amazon customers ordered more than 5.4 million items, which is 62.5 items per second.
— Amazon shipped more than 99 percent of orders in time to meet holiday deadlines worldwide.
— On the peak day this season, Amazon’s worldwide fulfillment network shipped over 3.9 million units.
— Amazon.com sold Nintendo Wii systems at approximately 17 per second when they were in stock.
— Amazon.com sold enough high-def DVD players to cover seven football fields.
— If you lined up all of the GPS units Amazon.com sold this holiday, they would make a trail from New York to Philadelphia
— Amazon.com sold enough auto wrenches to stretch all the way around the Daytona 500 track.
— Amazon.com sold enough Hannah Montana wigs to outfit the entire audience at her December 20th show in Providence, RI.