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Amazing numbers from Amazon from the 2012 holiday season.

 

-- On the peak day, Nov. 26, customers ordered more than 26.5 million items worldwide across all product categories, which is a record-breaking 306 items per second.

 

-- Amazon customers purchased more than one toy per second on mobile devices.

Amazon customers purchased enough copies of the “Fifty Shades” trilogy by E.L. James, including “Fifty Shades of Grey,” “Fifty Shades Darker,” “Fifty Shades Freed” and the trilogy box set, to create a stack 445 times taller than the Space Needle.

 

-- The cumulative weight of the “Bond 50” Blu-ray sets purchased by Amazon customers this holiday season would be 800 times the weight of Daniel Craig.

 

-- If each customer that purchased a copy of Just Dance 4 played the game for one hour, the total number of calories burned would equal half a million slices of fruitcake.

Amazon customers purchased enough TVs to cover the field of every NFL stadium.

 

-- Amazon customers purchased enough vinyl copies of The Beatles albums that if laid flat would extend 20 times the length of Abbey Road in London.

 

-- The Amazon MP3 store has sold enough music for everyone at Woodstock ’69 to jam out to another three days of music for peace and love.

 

-- If you stacked every Christmas Story Leg Lamp purchased by Amazon customers this holiday season, the height would reach the top of Mt. Everest.

 

-- Amazon customers purchased enough sports team garden gnomes to fill every seat in Madison Square Garden.

 

-- Amazon customers purchased enough Angry Birds plush toys to stretch 285 times the height of the tallest tree in the world, located in California’s Redwood Forest.

 

-- Amazon’s third-party sellers sold enough Lindt truffles to serve one to every traveler passing through Chicago O’Hare Airport over a weekend.

 

-- Amazon’s third-party sellers sold enough HDMI cables to make three round-trips to the International Space Station.

 

-- Amazon customers added more than 15 million toys to their Wish Lists during the 2012 holiday season.

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