Amazon Customers Broke Records This Holiday Season

Christine Persaud

Published: 01/04/2019 07:20:01 AM EST in Industry

Amazon Customers Broke Records This Holiday Season

Amazon has confirmed that the 2018 holiday season was another record-breaking one worldwide, with more items ordered than ever before, and Prime memberships growing, both worldwide and, more specifically, in Canada.

This holiday season, 57% of customers in Canada ordered items on the Amazon app from their mobile devices. Items shipped with free one-day shipping or free same-day delivery in Canada increased over 100% this holiday season.

The best-selling products across all categories on included the new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with the new Alexa Voice Remote, Echo, and new Fire HD 8 tablet.

It was a record holiday season for smart home devices on as well, with the Amazon Smart Plug, Teckin Smart Plug, and Philips Hue White A19 Bulb as the bestsellers.

The best-selling kitchen products in Canada were the Instant Pot, KRUPS Professional Electric Burr Coffee Grinder, and the Anova Precision Cooker. With toys and games, it was L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls, Exploding Kittens: Original Edition, and Cards Against Humanity: Canadian Edition.

Simple Joys by Carter's and Amazon Essentials were among the best-selling Amazon Brands in Canada.

Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Mario Badescu Drying Lotion, and Bioderma Sensibio H2O Micellar Water were among the best-selling luxury beauty products in Canada.

A Star Is Born (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), The Beatles (50th Anniversary 3CD Deluxe Edition), and Bohemian Rhapsody (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) were among the best-selling albums in Canada.

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