Amazon says the 2019 holiday season was record-breaking for the company. Jeff Bezos is betting big on technology.
Ending the Year with a Bang: The 2019 holiday season have been evidently generous to Amazon. The e-commerce giant said some of its best-selling products during this period were the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote and the Echo Show 5. It also reported that more than 5m new customers started free trials or became paid members of its Prime programme, and independent third-party sellers surpassed a billion items sold worldwide.
While it didn't provide concrete and comparable data points, Amazon's shares gained 4%. WSJ
Jeff Bezos and His Rabbits: Amazon initially disrupted retail with its e-commerce services. Now, it is using tech to disrupt retail - and other sectors including medicine, banking, logistics, robotics, agriculture and more. Here's a look at the tech rabbits Jeff Bezos can't wait to pull out of his hat.
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