Amazon: Cyber Monday
Biggest Shopping Day Ever
November 29, 2017
noted that Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day worldwide in
the company’s history, and the biggest day ever for small businesses and
entrepreneurs selling on Amazon.
“Amazon customers shopped at record levels during the Turkey 5, ordering
hundreds of millions of products from toys to fashion to electronics and
Amazon devices,” stated Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer. “Customers
ordered nearly 140 million items from small businesses alone and this is
just the beginning of the holiday season. We’ll continue to offer
incredible deals and a vast selection of unique products, with fast and
free shipping options all season long, and every day.”
Throughout the Turkey 5, Amazon customers worldwide ordered at record
• Customers ordered
hundreds of millions of products on Amazon from Thanksgiving through
• Cyber Monday 2017
is now the single biggest shopping day in Amazon’s history, surpassing
Prime Day 2017.
• Amazon App orders
on Cyber Monday 2017 increased more than 50 percent, worldwide year over
• On Cyber Monday,
the best-selling item was the Echo Dot.
• With new lower
prices on turkeys and Prime members receiving an even deeper discount
this year, Whole Foods Market in the U.S. broke its all-time record of
turkeys sold during the Thanksgiving season.
Monday was our biggest holiday sales day ever, with thousands of unit
sales, and a 30 percent increase in sales over Cyber Monday 2016,” said
Kelly Fedio, Founder of One Savvy Life, based in Redondo Beach, Calif.
“AncestryDNA was one of the top selling products on Amazon during Cyber
Monday, selling 700 percent more kits in one day, than the entire
holiday period last year,” said Vineet Mehra, Executive Vice President &
Chief Marketing Officer of Ancestry, based in San Francisco.
“Cyber Monday was our biggest day ever! We sold thousands of items and
saw a more than 500 percent increase in Cyber Monday sales year over
year,” said Jurgen Nebelung, VP of Ecommerce of Tea Forte, based in