That’s just one of the interesting and weird facts Amazon put forth this morning in their post-holiday wrap-up press release.
Mostly, it’s a self-congratulatory list, which is okay because they have plenty to be proud of. I mean, they single-handedly revolutionized the online retail business, setting the bar way out of reach for the rest of us small fish but. . . I’m not bitter because they sell TV on DVD box sets at unbelievably low prices.
We begin with business:
- On Cyber Monday, customers ordered more than 36.8 million items worldwide, which is a record-breaking 426 items per second.