Amazon Profits Soar Again, Despite Disappointing Sales

Although sales rose 29% in the third quarter (ended September 30) over the comparable period a year ago, investors had expected more rapid growth. Still, profits jumped to $2.9 billion, up from earnings of $256 million a year ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon reports record profit with first quarter sales up 17%

Amazon has recorded a record profit of $3.6billion, with its first quarter sales up 17% to $59.7billion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Profits Soar

For the quarter ended June 30, 2018, operating income at Amazon increased to $3.0 billion, compared with operating income of $628 million in the second quarter of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Sales Soared in 2017

Amazon's revenue in 2017 jumped 31% over 2016, but operating income fell 2%. The company sees more huge sales gains in the first quarter of 2018, but no earnings increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon UK Services sales soar but corporation tax payments halve

Turnover at Amazon's UK Services arm soared past £1bn for the first time in 2016, accounts filed on Companies House have revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Education Publisher Ditches Amazon, Sales Soar

Since its highly publicized decision to stop selling books through Amazon, sales at EDC have skyrocketed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon posts a profit as AWS sales nearly double

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Amazon Kindle Book Sales Soar

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Amazon Charts: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race soars to top

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) has rocketed straight into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot in its first week in the chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon sale drops the price of a Kindle to $60

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In Q1, Sales Rose 26% at Amazon as It Works to Improve Shipping Times

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Amazon Deprioritizes Book Sales Amid Coronavirus Crisis

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Amazon claims Kindle sales boost in 2019

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Amazon Reports Record Early Holiday Sales

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