Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Logistics nightmare: "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" release on Amazon
Posted on 23-Jul-2007 23:55 | Tags Filed under: News


Logistics nightmare:
The on-line retailer Amazon has just announced the numbers related to the release of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows":

As of midnight, July 20, Amazon.com received more than 2.2 million pre-orders of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" on its Web sites worldwide, surpassing the previous pre-order record of 1.5 million held by the sixth book in the epic Harry Potter series.

In the U.S., Amazon.com received over 1.4 million pre-orders making the book the company's largest new product release ever.

Amazon.com delivered nearly 1.3 million copies of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" to the doorsteps of millions of buyers across the U.S. on Saturday 21 July - the first day the book was available to the public.

Amazon's U.S. fulfillment centers processed approximately 18 tons of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" per hour and shipped to more than 43,000 zip codes across the country.

On its busiest pre-order day, Amazon.com took more than 1.75 pre-orders of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" per second.

Across all of its seven web sites, Amazon shipped to more than 160 countries around the world.












comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by frankv on 23-Feb-2017 12:49 (3248 replies)
Pages... 215 216 217


Mikrotik RB 3011 multiple port flapping (Title updated)
Created by RobBB, last reply by RunningMan on 22-Feb-2017 21:54 (57 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Best way to network my computers
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 23-Feb-2017 13:41 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


"Parents' lawsuit claims FaceTime caused daughter's death"
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by richms on 23-Feb-2017 11:03 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Price rise "must be coming"!
Created by msukiwi, last reply by dafman on 22-Feb-2017 15:51 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone / SKY merger
Created by wingbat45, last reply by Jas777 on 23-Feb-2017 13:24 (89 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Android (FB) Messenger App Bugs/Issues
Created by TimA, last reply by tripp on 21-Feb-2017 19:45 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


geekzone ads are out of control
Created by 1101, last reply by DarthKermit on 23-Feb-2017 02:11 (57 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4