Welcome to the online diary of the “London Ziegs,” as they journal their experiences relocating from the balmy climes of sunny Orlando, Florida to the more chaotically cosmopolitan environment of London, UK!

Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Amazon Holiday Cheer

Sounds like Amazon had a good holiday:
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 26, 2008--Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced the 2008 holiday season finished as its best ever, with over 6.3 million items ordered worldwide on the peak day, Dec. 15, which is a record-breaking 72.9 items per second... (more)
73 items/sec...that's about 260,000/hr. I was packing boxes on Dec 15, averaging maybe 40 items/hr, so I must have had about 6,000 virtual brethren working alongside me, building CWF-54 and Pack-A's at those long tables. Sometimes it's neat to be part of something big!

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