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Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week

27 December 2017

This holiday, millions of Prime members voice shopped with Alexa for gifts, Amazon devices and everyday household essentials. Small businesses and entrepreneurs sold more than 1 billion items this season, including 140 million over the five-day Thanksgiving Day to Cyber Monday shopping period. The most-watched Amazon original movie was "The Big Sick" starring Kumail Nanjiani, who co-wrote the script with his wife, Emily V. Gordon. In addition to a record number of online orders, Amazon relays that it saw significant gains to its Prime membership, noting that it saw more than 4 million new Prime subscribers in one week alone. Fulfillment by Amazon grants consumers free two-day shipping by having small businesses pre-ship items to Amazon fulfillment centers.

The most-watched Amazon Channel subscriptions over the 2017 holiday season were HBO, Showtime and Starz, and the current seasons of "Game of Thrones", "Shameless" and "Power" were the top watched shows on each channel, respectively. As one quick example, Amazon notes that customers ordered more than 1,400 electronic products per second via mobile devices during the recent holiday shopping season.

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Since both lists popular apps on real-time, it is likely the app was downloaded soon after people unwrapped their Amazon Echo presents.

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Customers worldwide shopping on the Amazon App increased almost 70% this holiday season.

Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999.

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Amazon's Happy Holiday: Over 4 Million Try Prime During A Single Week