Online retailer giant Amazon has reported a 24% increase in net sales to $17.09bn during the third quarter ended 30 September 2013.
Operating income reached $25m in the quarter, decreased compared to the operating income of $28m for the corresponding period previous year.
During Q3, the net income decreased to $41m or $0.09 per diluted share, against $274 million or $0.60 per diluted share reported for the same period last year.
Amazon.com founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said, "It's been a busy few months, we launched a new Paperwhite and new Kindle Fires to positive reviews and surprised people with the revolutionary Mayday button average Mayday response times are just 11 seconds!"
According to the company, it has deployed 1,382 Kiva robots in three fulfillment centers, expanded its Kindle tablet portfolio with new launches and also acquired TenMarks company.
Amazon expects to experience net sales between $23.5bn and $26.5bn during the fourth quarter of 2013, while the operating income is expected to grow to about $500m, compared to $405m reported in fourth quarter 2012.