- Amazon had a record-breaking holiday shopping season this year, the company said on Thursday.
- Top-selling items included the Echo Dot, Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories’ eyeshadow, and the iRobot Roomba.
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Amazon said on Thursday that the company had a record-breaking holiday shopping season, with more than half a billion items ordered.
The company said the holiday shopping season was a record-breaking event for its Prime service, with more people using Prime than any previous year. The number of items delivered with free Prime one-day or same-day delivery nearly quadrupled compared to the same period in 2018.
Amazon said it was a “record holiday season” for Amazon Devices and Alexa, with customers buying tens of millions of devices such as Alexa, Fire TV Stick, and Echo Dot – millions more compared to the 2018 holiday season.
In addition to devices such as the Echo Dot and Fire TV Stick, brands such as Lady Gaga’s Haus Laboratories and Carhartt were among the bestsellers. The iRobot Roomba and LOL Surprise! dolls were also popular items.
“This holiday season has been better than ever thanks to our customers and employees all around the world,” Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s CEO, said in a statement.
Here are some of the top sellers Amazon says helped the company break records this holiday shopping season.