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Amazon Holiday Sales
« on: December 26, 2008, 03:31:45 PM »
Hope the Amazon seller here did well for the holidays as well.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20081226/bs_nm/us_amazon



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Re: Amazon Holiday Sales
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2008, 03:50:23 PM »
I THINK most online sites did great this season.

Based on order numbers over 49,000 orders were placed on ecrater.com from 11/1-12/24/08.  I have no idea what that results in in dollars
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Re: Amazon Holiday Sales
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2008, 04:31:18 PM »
Amazon's numbers aren't surprising considering that they were selling a LOT of hot toys at below wholesale with free shipping.   I strongly suspect it was part of the corporate plan to keep the numbers high (regardless of profit or lack thereof) in order to keep stock prices up.

Our sales were . . . ahem . . . much lower than we'd hoped a year ago but much higher than we expected in October.    In all, enough to keep the biz going for another year, which was the goal, so I'm happy.

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Re: Amazon Holiday Sales
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2008, 06:09:32 PM »
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Amazon shares rose 3.6 percent to $53.31.


My sales with Amazon were very good and I'm quite pleased.

eBay Nasdaq quote $13.60 as I see it and wondering where the numbers will end.

Motley Fool: The Fall and Fall of eBay

My sales with my BISI were awesome, too!

modified to add 24/7 Wall Street site: Holiday Success At Amazon Runs Against The Grain

« Last Edit: December 26, 2008, 10:36:24 PM by Suthrnjewl »

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Re: Amazon Holiday Sales
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2008, 12:49:28 PM »
I purchased several things from Amazon, at steals. The items amazon.com was selling weren't all necessarily as profitable as they could be.

The Baby Alive Baby Go Bye Bye we got for $8 that retails for $20 was a huge hit. So was the kids' digital camera that retails for $70 and was purchased for $40. We're saving the $60 Melissa and Doug easel that I got for $23 for her birthday.

Yeah, we bought a few things for regular retail too, to get free super saver shipping on orders, but most of those weren't Christmas presents. At my family get-together, my cousin and I were talking about all the great deals Amazon had on kids' stuff this year.

  

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