Retailers, consumers and prices
Check Out Line: Nintendo’s Wii is looking like a star
Last week, Amazon.com Inc said it sold nearly 17 of the popular systems per second when it had them in stock, helping the online retailer post the best holiday season in its history.
Last month, the system helped Nintendo remain king of the U.S. market with 981,000 Wiis sold in the console’s best showing since its November 2006 debut, according to market research firm NPD Group.
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