Amazon’s Cyber Monday Orders Increase This Year as Compared to Last Year
It is a busy season for Amazon as thousands of shoppers log on to their computers to buy things on the internet.
Rena Lunak, a company spokesman said that around 36.8 million products were ordered online from Amazon on Cyber Monday, 2013. She said that, on the basis of records of early online shopping, the company officials are expecting an even larger number of sales this year.
Lunak said, "With the deals we're offering and people shopping online, we still expect this year will be bigger."
Inside Amazon's Chattanooga distribution centre workers have been busy on long shifts trying to handle the Christmas holiday shopping rush. The workers have been carefully trying to live up to the holiday demands where 426 or more orders poured in every second for worldwide delivery by Amazon.
comScore which is a research firm, said that spending through e-commerce for the initial twenty eight days for the shopping season in November and December totalled to $22.7 billion. This is a 15 percent jump as compared to last year. Sales spiked to $1 billion or 32 percent on Thanksgiving Day. For Black Friday it was a jump of 26 percent to $1.51 billion.
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