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Amazon second-quarter sales beat estimates

July 30 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Thursday beat Wall Street’s estimates for second-quarter revenue as coronavirus-driven lockdowns pushed more people to shop for groceries and other essential items on its platform.

Net sales rose to $88.91 billion in the second quarter ended June 30 from $63.40 billion, beating estimates of $81.56 billion, according to IBES data from Refinitiv.

Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru and Jeffrey Dastin in San Francisco; Editing by Anil D’Silva

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