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Well Done, Woot!: More Press Releases Like This, Please

Monkeys Sing as Company Acquired by Amazon

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I haven't bought anything from Woot! in quite some time, but I've been a member since forever. Apparently, Amazon has acquired the scrappy company. And the acquisition has resulted in, among other things, a hilarious memo from Woot CEO Matt Rutledge to his employees (The company's true business model? Preparing the way for the Lava Men) and the following video using singing sling-monkey dolls to make the announcement. (Note: I have two of these screaming sling-monkeys on my desk.)

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