Final Note

On Cyber Monday, Amazon sold 426 items every second

Kai Ryssdal Dec 26, 2013
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Final Note

On Cyber Monday, Amazon sold 426 items every second

Kai Ryssdal Dec 26, 2013
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This final note, in which one can start to feel sorry for delivery companies in this day and age: Amazon said that on Cyber Monday it sold 37 million items.

That’s 426 purchases every single second. Enough crayola markers do draw a line around the world four times. Enough miniature flashlights to light up four football fields to NCAA standards. 

Not mentioned? 

Exactly how many packages didn’t show up in time for Christmas.

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