Amazon Boasts Record-Breaking Holiday Season Worldwide
Tens of millions signed up for Amazon Prime free trials or started paid memberships.
Santa was very good to Jeff Bezos and Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) this year. Yesterday, the retail giant reported that the 2018 holiday season was record-breaking with more sales worldwide than at any other point in company history. Among the top sellers were Amazon devices including the all-new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote and Echo. Millions of items in the U.S. were shipped with Prime free same-day shipping, Prime free one-day shipping and Prime Now free two-hour delivery. The last Prime Now order was delivered on Christmas Eve at 11:30 p.m., just in time for Santa’s arrival. Overall, more than 1 billion items were shipped for free using Amazon Prime.
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