Amazon has announced today Cyber Monday was the “biggest shopping day in the company’s history, selling more products worldwide than any other day.”
The company also shared the best-selling items in Canada over the shopping weekend:
- Black Friday: all-new Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick 4K with all-new Alexa Voice Remote, L.O.L. Surprise! Dolls Holiday Series Surprise, and Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker – 6 Quart as the best-selling products across Amazon.ca.
- Cyber Monday: AncestryDNA: Genetic Testing Ethnicity and Nintendo Switch Console joined the popular items from Black Friday
As for global sales, Amazon says a record number of Amazon devices were sold in the “millions”. Worldwide toy sales surpassed 18 million and fashion sales topped 13 million on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. As for combined sales by small and medium-sized businesses worldwide, sales surged by over 20 percent compared to Black Friday in 2017.
That’s a lot of people shopping online while on the toilet or in their underwear on their iPhone (again). What did you buy this weekend? Let’s raise a glass to our delivery workers, as this is the busiest time of the year for them.