Woot.com, an e-commerce company which sells “one item per day until it is sold out or until 11:59pm central time,” has been acquired by Amazon.com. Here’s how they announced the news:
Holy crap! Woot has signed an agreement with Amazon – yes, the Amazon – to become an independent subsidiary of the ecommerce colossus. Woot HQ will remain in Carrollton, Texas, and will operate as autonomously as other Amazon companies like Zappos and Audible. More details forthcoming after we pick our eyeballs up off of the floor. Anybody see where Lefty rolled off to?
The followed it up with a more serious announcement. But still: that is refreshing, no?