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Amazon's German Workers Strike as Christmas Orders Peak

Hundreds of Inc workers in Germany went on strike on Monday, just as pre-Christmas sales were set to peak, in a dispute over pay and conditions that has raged for months. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market behind the United States and sales there grew almost 21 percent in 2012 to $8.7 billion, a third of its overseas total. Amazon took its highest number of daily orders in Germany last December 16, when almost 4 million articles were bought, with shipments peaking on...

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