Amazon Revenue Up 14.7% in Q3; Expecting Banner Q4

October 2006
Book Publishing Report;10/30/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 42, p3
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The article reports on the growth in revenue of Amazon.com Inc. in its media business in North America. It has a reported growth of 14.7 percent from $684 million to $784 million for the third quarter with a decline in the operating income at 28 percent to $40 million in the three months period from $55 million recorded in 2005. Net sales were favorable with overall sales increase of 24 percent that includes the 1.6 million copies of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" sold.


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