Amazon Announces Record-Breaking Holiday Shopping Weekend: Cyber Monday Once Again Becomes the Single Biggest Shopping Day in the Company’s History with the Most Products Ordered Worldwide
Shoppers on Amazon Purchased a Record Number of Amazon Devices Globally this Holiday Weekend, with Millions of Devices Sold Worldwide
Amazon Customers Worldwide Ordered More than 18 Million Toys and More than 13 Million Fashion Items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Combined
Sales by Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Worldwide Grew More than 20 Percent on Black Friday Year-Over-Year
“Black Friday and Cyber Monday continue to break records on
Holiday Weekend Highlights (U.S.)
- Sales by small and medium-sized businesses worldwide grew more than 20 percent on Black Friday year-over-year.
Turkey5, Amazon.comcustomers ordered more than 180 million items.
- Prime members got into the Christmas spirit over the holiday weekend—Christmas lights were a bestseller on Prime Now.
The best-selling products at
Amazon4-star and Amazon Books over the Turkey5 weekend included the all-new Echo Dot, Becoming by Michelle Obama, the Amazon Smart Plug, and the L.O.L. Surprise Series toys.
The best-selling products at Amazon Pop-Up device kiosks over the
Turkey5 weekend included the all-new Echo Dot and the Amazon Smart Plug.
- Customers ordered more than four million toys and electronics on the mobile app on Black Friday.
The best-selling products across
Amazon.comon Cyber Monday included the all-new Echo Dot, AncestryDNA: Genetic Testing Ethnicity, Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for Appledevices, Becoming by Michelle Obama, Jenga, and Instant Pot DUO60 – 6 Quart.
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Biggest holiday shopping weekend ever for Echo devices, with millions
sold worldwide—all-new Echo Dot was the #1 selling product on
Amazonglobally, from any manufacturer, in any category.
The best-selling products across all categories on
Amazon.comincluded all-new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, and Fire 7 tablet with Alexa.
It was a record holiday shopping weekend for smart home devices on
Amazon.com—bestselling devices included Ring Video Doorbell 2, iRobot
Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum, TP-Link Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug, and
Customers are keeping their homes safer this holiday season with
Amazonhome security products—both Ring and Blink more than doubled their sales on Amazonthis year compared to the same period last year.
Fire TV continues to be the #1 streaming media player family in the
U.K., Germany, and Japan, across all retailers.
- Millions of Fire tablets and Kindle devices purchased worldwide this holiday shopping weekend.
In the weeks leading up to
Thanksgiving, Prime members saved millions of dollars on deals at Whole Foods Marketstores, including on turkeys.
For the second year in a row,
Whole Foods Marketbroke its all-time record of turkeys sold during the Thanksgivingseason.
With convenience top of mind, more customers than ever before opted to
have their turkeys delivered this year with AmazonFresh and Prime Now,
and customers purchased hundreds of thousands of prepared holiday
Whole Foods Market.
Last-minute ingredients for
Thanksgivingmeals were top of mind for customers shopping Whole Foods Marketthrough Prime Now – lemons, celery, and onions were the bestselling items the day before Thanksgiving.
Alexa helped customers prep and cook for their
Thanksgivinggatherings. Customers asked Alexa to set nearly twice as many timers on Thanksgiving Daythan any other day this year.
The most popular named timer for Alexa on
Thanksgiving Daywas “turkey,” followed by “pie,” and “stuffing.”
Customers asked Alexa for nearly twice as many recipes and cooking
Thanksgivingas they did last year.
Doorstep Delivery and Convenient Pick Up
- Free Shipping This Holiday: All
Amazoncustomers can shop hundreds of millions of items including every product category with free shipping, and now for a limited time, there is no minimum purchase amount on orders delivered through the holiday season. These items typically ship in 5-8 business days.
- Delivery as Fast as Today: Tens of millions of Prime members
can shop with FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than three million items.
Place an order in the morning and receive eligible same-day orders
before bedtime that very same day, seven days a week – even Sunday.
Two-Day Shippingis available exclusively to all Prime members in the U.S. on more than 100 million items with no minimum purchase amount.
- One Hour Grocery Delivery + Pickup: Prime members can shop
Whole Foods Marketthrough Prime Now in as little as an hour in 60 cities, and grocery pickup in as little as thirty minutes in select cities – making holiday feast planning or last minute baking even easier. And even beyond groceries, Prime members can use Prime Now to get one- and two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items across dozens of categories in 30 major cities, perfect for last minute parties, gifts or travel.