Amazon Doing $1 Billion A Year In Mobile Sales

Neat stat from Amazon’s otherwise lousy earnings release: In the last twelve months, Amazon customers around the world have ordered more than $1 billion of products using a mobile device.

“The leading mobile commerce device today is the smartphone, but we’re excited by the potential of the new category of wireless tablet computers,” CEO Jeff Bezos said in a canned quote. “Over time, tablet computers could become a meaningful additional driver for our business.”

Click here for LIVE Amazon earnings coverage.

NOW WATCH: Tech Insider videos

Want to read a more in-depth view on the trends influencing Australian business and the global economy? BI / Research is designed to help executives and industry leaders understand the major challenges and opportunities for industry, technology, strategy and the economy in the future. Sign up for free at research.businessinsider.com.au.