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Cyber Monday: Amazon’s biggest shopping day


Amazon announced that Cyber Monday was once again the single biggest shopping day in the company’s history with more products ordered worldwide than any other day.

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Black Friday also broke records this year; customers worldwide ordered millions more products on Black Friday this year than they did in 2017 on the same day.

In fact, Amazon customers worldwide ordered more than 18 million toys and more than 13 million fashion items on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, combined.

“Black Friday and Cyber Monday continue to break records on Amazon year over year, which tells us that customers love shopping for deals to kick off the holiday shopping season,” stated Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer. “With curated gift guides, convenient shopping experiences, incredible product selection, and free shipping on millions of items, Amazon offers customers tremendous value — sure to deliver smiles all season long.”

“We have been delighted by the strong response from customers in Singapore this Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In fact, Singapore customer purchases in the Prime Now App more than doubled compared to last year’s Black Friday,” said Kourosh Kaghazian, Country Manager, Singapore.  

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Highlights:

  • Black Friday was the biggest shopping day for Prime Now in Singapore, since launch, exceeding Cyber Monday 2017 and Prime Day.
  • Black Friday sales were more than 2x higher than 2017 on Prime Now selection in Singapore.
  • Play-Doh Shape and Learn Letters and Language was the best-selling item on Prime Now in Singapore on Black Friday.
  • Paperone All Purpose, A4 80 GSM, 1 Ream, 500 Sheets was the best-selling item on Prime Now in Singapore on Cyber Monday.
  • Other best-selling products from Black Friday included Samsung 128GB 100MB/s (U3) MicroSD EVO Select Memory Card with Adapter; Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones; and Canon IXUS 185 Digital Camera Red.
  • Other best-selling products from Cyber Monday included LEGO Duplo Creative Box, Multi Color; Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Film Camera Margarita Green; and Oral-B Genius 9000 Electric Toothbrush Black.