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Amazon.co.uk enjoys busiest ever sales day on Cyber Monday

Published on: 5th December 2013

Amazon said it received orders for more than 4.1m items which were ordered at a rate of around 47 items per second with sales peaking at 9:22pm.Amazon300

The number of orders placed on Monday 2nd December beat the retailer’s all-time sales record set on Black Friday, 29 November 2013, when more than 4m items were ordered.

Christopher North, managing director of Amazon.co.uk, said: “Black Friday really captured the imagination of customers as shown by the fact that we had our busiest day to date and reached one-day sales of over 4m items for the very first time in our history. Customers were then out in force again on Cyber Monday, shopping for Christmas presents and generating our busiest day of sales ever.”

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