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Seattle (WA) – Retailers are slashing prices to curb Christmas sales declines, but there is also a surprising success story from Amazon.com, which reported that its 14th holiday season was the best in the company’s history.

Amazon.com did not release exact sales numbers, but provided some stunning numbers of items ordered. The strongest day of the season was December 15, Amazon said, and saw a total of 6.3 million items ordered – or almost 73 items every second. Between November 15 and December 10, the company sold one copy of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 every 2.5 minutes. The weight of all GPS devices sold from Black Friday through December equals the combined weight of 151 Mini Coopers, Amazon.com said.

The top sellers in consumer electronics included Samsung's 52†120 Hz LCD HDTV, the Apple iPod touch 8 GB and the Acer Aspire One 8.9†netbook with a 160 GB hard drive. The best-selling software included Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007, Norton Antivirus 2009 and Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home & Student Edition. The most successful DVDs were Wall-E and the The Dark Knight; the best-selling Blu-ray disc was The Dark Knight, the company said.
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we bought a 46in lcd tv from amazon.
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Holy god, what's up with 1337 guy and news lately?!?!?! He's beating linsy!
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People still buy Norton?
    
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I spent $120 on Amazon... Going to spend another $50-75 soon. lol
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Bought my PSU on Amazon.
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My mom bought my ATH-AD700s from Amazon.

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oh god the stuff i bought from amazon with my prime account

gps, memory cards, cologne, shirts, headphones, lens for my camera, oh man oh man.
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just spent $350 earlier today
    
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post #10 of 22
That's ALOT of GPS systems
GJ Amazon.

No wonder people buy from Amazon tbh. The prices are cheap, the checkout system is the easiest thing I've ever done (click 5 or 6 buttons o_O) and the service is second to none.

Well deserved, Amazon, keep up the good work.
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