12 months after yr, Amazon brags about promoting extra issues than ever, and now the corporate has added turkey gross sales to its leaderboard. In a letter to shareholders, CEO Jeff Bezos celebrated the milestone made potential by its takeover of Complete Meals. “Our Prime member unique promotion broke Complete Meals’ all-time report for turkeys bought in the course of the Thanksgiving season,” Bezos wrote.
In accordance with Amazon’s custom of congratulating itself for vaguely-defined excellence, Bezos didn’t say precisely what number of turkeys have been bought. He additionally declined to say what number of Fireplace TVs, Kindles, and Echo units Amazon bought, however famous 2017 was additionally the corporate’s “finest yr but for gross sales.”
Amazon did launch one helpful stat at present: in 2017, the corporate reached 100 million Prime subscribers. Perhaps in a decade we’ll discover out precisely what number of birds have been sacrificed to feed Prime’s ruthless starvation.