April 24, 2007 18:18 ET Q1 Results

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - April 24, 2007) - Please find attached the Q1 financial results press release. In addition, below are the highlights of Q1 in the UK together with details of the best selling products from across the quarter. If you would like to talk to UK Managing Director, Brian McBride about these results, please do not hesitate to contact Ben Howes at the press office on 0208 636 9280 or

To view the Q1 Results please visit the following link:


- Launched the new Sports & Leisure store in March, featuring thousands of products from fitness equipment to tennis racquets and football boots. Cycles are proving an early best-seller due to the warm weather in the UK

- Announced the construction of a new fulfillment centre near Swansea in Wales. The 800,000 square foot building will create 1200 jobs over the next five years

- The Catherine Tate Comic Relief Special, which is exclusive to, became the fastest selling pre-order DVD of all-time on, beating the likes of Star Wars and Pirates of the Caribbean

- Reached 100,000 pre-orders for the seventh book in the Harry Potter series just two days after it was announced that 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' would be available on July 21st

- Marks and Spencer launched new website at using Amazon technology

- 'World of Warcraft' outsold Playstation 3 to become the biggest selling videogames product of Q1 and fourth biggest selling product overall

- Snow Patrol's 'Eyes Open' in music top sellers list for third quarter in a row



1. Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling BOOKS
2. Casino Royale DVD
3. The Queen DVD
4. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
Expansion Pack (PC/Mac) VIDEOGAME
5. The Catherine Tate Comic Relief Special DVD


1. ByteStor USB 2.0 High Speed Dataferry Flash Drive
2. Western Digital My Book 250GB Essential USB 2.0 External Hard Drive
3. Kingston Technology 2GB Secure Digital (SD) Card
4. New Apple iPod - 30GB - Video
5. Kingston Technology 1GB DataTraveler USB Flash Pen Drive

Home & Garden

1. Braun Oral-B EB17-8 FlexiSoft Toothbrush Refill 8 Pk
2. Panasonic SD253 Breadmaker with Nut Dispenser
3. Remington BHT2000 Body Hair Trimmer
4. Weightwatchers MS8320U Easy Read LCD Precision Electronic Scale
5. Philips HQ170 - Coolskin Moisturising lotion cartridges (pack of 5)


1. i-Dog
2. Original Rubik's Cube
3. Doctor Who Action Figure - Cyberman
4. 20Q Version 2
5. Articulate


1. Casino Royale
2. The Queen
3. The Catherine Tate Comic Relief Special
4. An Inconvenient Truth
5. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America For Make Benefit Glorious
Nation of Kazakhstan


1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - JK Rowling
2. The Interpretation of Murder - Jed Rubenfeld
3. QI: The Book of General Ignorance - QI
4. I Can Make You Thin - Paul McKenna
5. Restless - William Boyd


1. Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition (PC)
2. Norton Internet Security 2007 (PC)
3. Microsoft Office Student & Teacher Edition 2003
4. Adobe Photoshop Elements 5 (PC)
5. Acronis True Image 10 Home (PC)


1. World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade Expansion Pack (PC/Mac)
2. Sony PlayStation 3 Console (60GB Premium Version)
3. Final Fantasy XII (PS2)
4. Nintendo Wii Console (Includes Wii Sports)
5. The Sims 2: Seasons (PC DVD)


1. Back to Black - Amy Winehouse
2. Yours Truly, Angry Mob - Kaiser Chiefs
3. Eyes Open - Snow Patrol
4. Life in Cartoon Motion - Mika
5. Beautiful World - Take That

Contact Information

    Ben Howes
    UK PR Manager
    0208 636 9462
    Mob: 07899 897641