Cyber Monday 2019 is single biggest shopping day in Amazon’s history

Amazon announced today (Tuesday December 3) that Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day in the company’s history, based on the number of items ordered worldwide.

Independent third-party sellers in Amazon’s Stores (mostly small and medium-sized businesses) sold more items during Cyber Monday 2019 than any other 24-hour period in the company’s history.

Amazon customers worldwide ordered more than 25 million home items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, combined. Top-selling categories worldwide included toys, home, fashion and health and personal care.

Customers purchased millions more Amazon Devices compared with the same period last year. Globally, the best-selling items were Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa Voice Remote.

Jeff Wilke, ceo worldwide consumer of Amazon, said: “We’re focused on making this holiday season more convenient than ever for our customers, especially given how short this holiday shopping season will be. We’re thrilled that customers continue to come to Amazon in record numbers to discover what they need and want for the holidays. Thank you to our customers and employees all around the world for making this holiday shopping weekend the best yet.

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