Amazon Sells 4,968 Kindles in 9 Hours on Woot

Amazon has sold out of Kindles on Woot!
This morning we reported that yesterday Amazon acquired Woot, an online vendor that only sells one item per day and along with it the company began offering a $149 Kindle–a dramatic drop from the already dramatically dropped price $189.
In nine hours, Amazon sold 4,968 Kindles. It’s not surprising, when you consider that two weeks ago they cost $259 each. Wonder what Barnes & Noble plans to do about this. Check out all the stats below…