My company has a daily pickup account with UPS. In its latest edition of the "RoundUPS" newsletter, UPS reported the following:___________Internet commerce was all the rage this holiday season. Zona Research, a marketing research and analysis firm, pegs Internet retail spending during the holidays at $3 billion, with books, music, and videotapes the most popular items. Zona surveys report that UPS delivered 55 percent of the items purchased online.___________Armed with that, I cornered our UPS driver and asked him how many times he saw a package marked with Amazon.com. "All day long," he replied. "I see that company more than any other. In the past, it was catalog companies like LL Bean and Fingerhut. Now it's Amazon."It could be that our driver receives an unusually large volume of Amazon orders, but maybe not. How about asking your UPS driver how often he sees packages from Amazon.com? Collectively, we might discover something interesting. Post your results to this thread.Peter Lynch would probably approve of this real-life method of investment research.ZumaWave
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