December 19, 2009
Amazon’s Kindle Beats Monthly Record Sales
As the battle for the digital reader market heats up, Amazon reports that sales for its Kindle electronic book reader has bypassed its monthly record for December, and only half way through the month.
According to Reuters, the online retailer claims the Kindle was the most wanted product during the holiday shopping season.
Following Amazon's exciting news on the Kindle's success, Sony Corp announced they struck a deal with News Corp to make The Wall Street Journal and other publications available on its electronic reader.
Shares of Seattle-based Amazon closed down 1 percent at $126.91 on Thursday on the Nasdaq.
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