“We have created more than 175,000 new jobs since March and are in the process of bringing 125,000 of those employees into regular full-time positions. And third-party sales grew faster again this quarter than Amazon’s first-party sales. Finally, even in this unpredictable time, we injected significant sums into the economy this quarter, investing more than $ 9 billion in capital projects including execution, transportation and AWS. ”
Sales of AWS, the company’s cloud computing unit, reached $ 10.8 billion, from $ 8.38 billion, slightly below analysts’ estimate on Factset.