Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Amazon's Kindle Sales Are Vague, but Strong - NYTimes.com

Some Kindle momentum snapshots

“It’s still October and we’ve already sold more Kindle devices since launch than we did during the entire fourth quarter of last year — astonishing because the fourth quarter is the busiest time of year on Amazon,” Steve Kessel, a senior vice president for Amazon, said in a statement.

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In Monday’s release, the company said that customers bought more e-books on Amazon.com during the last 30 days than print books – hardcover and paperback combined – on its top 10, 25, 100 and 1,000 best-seller lists. The ratio of e-book to print sales was 2 to 1, the company said.

Amazon's Kindle Sales Are Vague, but Strong - NYTimes.com

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