Amazon sells ’64 items a second’ on ‘Cyber Monday’
1 December 2014 Last updated at 19:41 GMT
Amazon says it has recorded sales of around 64 items every second on so-called ‘Cyber Monday’, one of the busiest days for online shopping.
The first two Mondays of December tend to be the busiest as people begin shopping on the internet for gifts.
Danny Savage went to an Amazon “fulfilment centre” to discover how they deal with the volume of sales in the run-up to Christmas.