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'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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