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Amazon Sells 13 Million Fashion Items Over Thanksgiving Weekend & Breaks Company Record

Amazon continues to make headlines.
The e-tail giant sold more than 13 million fashion products on Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined, with shoppers ordering a total of more than 180 million items throughout the five days that kicked off with Thanksgiving.
“Black Friday and Cyber Monday continue to break records on Amazon year over year, which tells us that customers love shopping for deals to kick off the holiday shopping season,” said Jeff Wilke, CEO of the company’s global consumer business.
On top of its record-breaking retail weekend, Cyber Monday once again earned top marks as the single biggest shopping day in Amazon’s history. The company did not release hard numbers but added that sales by small- and medium-sized businesses climbed more than 20 percent the prior year.
On Black Friday, the Seattle-based retailer experienced a data breach that exposed customers’ names and email addresses — just as it was reporting “record levels” of shopping in the United Kingdom. “We have fixed the issue and informed customers who may have been impacted,” an Amazon spokesperson said.
Separately, hundreds of Amazon employees across Europe had planned to protest “inhuman” working conditions at the company’s warehouses on Black Friday. The demonstrations, launched by off-shift workers and British

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