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Inside Amazon as it faces its busiest shopping period


The warehouses of Amazon are running almost non-stop as the online retailer tries to keep up with demand during its busiest time of year.

In 2011, in the run up to the holiday season its customers made 35 orders per second.

LJ Rich goes behind the scenes of online retail to discover how a purchase made on a computer will find its way to your front door.

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