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It sold out faster than five cent beer

According to The Echo magazine, Amazon offered Echo for $50 off last week as part of its celebrated Prime Day. Unfortunately for Amazon it didn’t come off as well as planned with many Amazon Prime customers crying foul about the merchandise offered. However, one thing did go well which is Echo as it sold out practically immediately.

Forbes magazine, reported that “E-commerce firm Clavis Insight tracked availability of hot items throughout the day using countdown information Amazon posted beneath its most popular products. By lunchtime on the East Coast, 91% of Kindles were sold out. The company’s Amazon Echo voice-powered Bluetooth speaker and its Fire TV Stick streaming device were completely out of stock.”  Read more