In just five months, the new Kindle has replaced 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' as best-selling item in Amazon's history and it doesn't even seem to be affecting tablet sales. "We're seeing that many of the people who are buying Kindles also own an LCD tablet. Customers report using their LCD tablets for games, movies, and web browsing and their Kindles for reading sessions."
Great price, strong product. I love the buy once, read anywhere concept too. Brilliant stuff.
It's not just technology, they sold so many pairs of jeans that if you folded each pair and stacked them on top of each other, the height would be the equivalent of Mt. Everest. On their peak day, they sold 158 items per second.