In a holiday shopping season that got off to a better start than expected, Apple (AAPL) products sold particularly well -- although not as well as last year, judging from sales at Amazon, America's largest online retailer.
The iPod Touch was Amazon's No. 1 best-selling electronics item Black Friday morning. By Sunday, however, it had dropped to No. 4 after the Kindle reader, a Canon (CAJ) Powershot camera and a Garmin MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 30, 2008 11:38 AM ET
[UPDATE: Apple has published its Black Friday sale prices, and while the savings on MacBooks and iPods are in line with last year's, there are steep discounts -- 50% and more -- on third party products. The resellers, meanwhile, are offering unually steep price cuts. See MacRumors, AppleInsider and Gizmodo for some of the best bargains. To see what shoppers ended up buying over the first weekend of holiday sales, MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 26, 2008 7:49 AM ET
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