Ama­zon’s lat­est mile­stone: 150 mil­lion Prime mem­bers

Antelope Valley Press - - BUSINESS -

NEW YORK — It was an­other prime Christ­mas for Ama­zon. The on­line re­tailer says it now has more than 150 mil­lion Prime mem­bers, who pay $119 a year for faster ship­ping and other perks. That’s up 50% from the last time Ama­zon dis­closed the num­ber in 2018. It also beats Net­flix, which has 139 mil­lion mem­bers who pay to stream movies and TV shows. And its fi­nan­cial re­sults dur­ing the busy hol­i­day shop­ping sea­son were far bet­ter than Wall Street an­a­lysts ex­pected. Shares of Ama­zon. com Inc. soared 10% in af­ter-hours trad­ing Thurs­day.

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