Amazon declares ‘best ever’ Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Kindle family

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Pick up a holiday Kindle over the weekend? According to today’s Amazon announcement, the chances are pretty good that you did.

The mega-retailer sent out a note today calling Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2012 “the best ever for the Kindle family.” In fact, Monday was reportedly the biggest day ever for worldwide Kindle sales, thanks in part to a sale on the Fire. Amazon says it has “more than double[d]” last year’s numbers.

The line, which currently includes the entry-level Kindle, the Paperwhite and the Fire, among others, has also been eating up a good chunk of the site’s worldwide best seller spots. More sales info can be found in the source link below.

Amazon sees huge jump in Kindle Black Friday sales, Fire leads the way

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Holiday shoppers made Kindle Fire the bestselling product across all of Amazon.com on Black Friday.
Kindle Fire now the bestselling product across Amazon for 8 weeks running – ever since its introduction on September 28

(NASDAQ: AMZN) Amazon.com, Inc. today announced that this Black Friday was the best ever for the Kindle family and the popular Kindle Fire remained the bestselling product across all of Amazon since its introduction 8 weeks ago. The bestselling Kindle family – the $79 Kindle, $99 Kindle Touch, $149 Kindle Touch 3G and the $199 Kindle Fire – are available now at www.amazon.com/kindle and at over 16,000 retail locations throughout the United States.