Amazon Smashes Records as Pandemic Spurs Online Holiday Shopping

Amazon.com  (AMZN) – Get Report said Tuesday this year’s start to the holiday shopping season has been the biggest in its history as the coronavirus pandemic drove consumers to its e-commerce platform in record numbers.

While Amazon didn’t disclose total sales figures for Black Friday or Cyber Monday, it did say in a blog post that customers have been shopping early for gifts and seasonal items, making it “our biggest holiday season to date.”

“In a holiday season unlike any other, it’s clear that customers still want great deals on gifts for their loved ones or a little something extra for themselves, and we’re glad to help deliver smiles throughout the season,” Amazon Worldwide Consumer CEO Jeff Wilke said in the blog post.

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