Amazon Highlights Holiday Success

According to Amazon.com, the holiday season showed strong momentum for the company’s e-commerce businesses and Prime membership.

The company said the holiday season broke performance records for Amazon Prime, its original series programs and its devices, with products across a range of categories putting in strong showings.

More than three million members worldwide joined Prime during the third week of December, bringing milestone growth to the membership program which offers unlimited free two-day shipping, free same-day delivery, and free two-hour delivery via Prime Now in more than 20 metro areas, according to the company.

Nearly 70% of Amazon.com customers shopped using a mobile device this holiday, Amazon said.       

In home furnishings, a Frenchi Furniture black metal coat rack came in as a top seller, as did the Amazon Basics mid-back office chair and Signature Sleep contour 8-inch twin mattress.

Other top sellers include, by Amazon category:

  • Home Improvement. Roommates Star Wars Classic Peel And Stick Wall Decals, WBM 1002 Hand Carved Himalayan Natural Crystal Lamp and O’Keeffe’s Working Hands Cream, 3.4-ounce.
  • Home. Black+Decker CHV1410L 16-Volt Lithium Cordless Dust Buster Hand Vacuum, Hoover Power Scrub Deluxe Carpet Washer, FH50150 and the Darice 80-Piece Deluxe Art Set.
  • Kitchen. Rubbermaid 42-Piece Storage Container, Instant Pot 7-1 Multi-Cooker and the Oster Electric Wine Bottle Opener.