Amazon second-quarter sales soar but pandemic surge slows

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Amazon has recorded over $100bn (£72bn) in sales for the third consecutive quarter but forecasts that upcoming growth will be slower than pandemic levels.

Amazon recorded a 27% jump in net sales to $113bn (£81bn) in its second quarter, ending June 30, 2021, while net income climbed 48.4% to a record $7.8bn (£5.6bn).

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