Kindle E-Books top 500,000 at Amazon

Kindle E-Books top 500,000

By Jim Milliot, Publishers Weekly, 4/22/2010 4:48:09 PM

There continues to be nothing but positive numbers for Amazon. The e-tailer reported Thursday afternoon that total revenue for the company jumped 46% in the first quarter to $7.13 billion, and net income rose 68% to $299 million. The revenue gain was driven by the electronics and general merchandise segment, home to the Kindle, where sales jumped 72% to $3.5 billion.

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