Amazon's Operating Income Takes Hit; Media Sales To Get Boost In '06

February 2006
Book Publishing Report;2/13/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decline in the 2005 operating income of Amazon.com Inc. compared to the year 2004 in the book industry in Seattle, Washington D.C. The decline in the operating income was partly due to unfavorable exchange rates and added expenses. However, there is a boost in media sales and other heavy purchases in electronics, kitchen, and health or personal care items.


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