Amazon Customers Worldwide Ordered More than
18 Million Toys and More than 13 Million Fashion Items than on Black Friday and
Cyber Monday, Combined
Black Friday was the biggest shopping day
for Prime Now in Singapore, since launch, exceeding Cyber Monday 2017 and Prime
SINGAPORE - Media
OutReach - 29 November 2018 - 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.
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,
"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. "With access to tens of
thousands of items for ultra-fast delivery in Singapore and more than 7 million
international products shipped from Amazon US, we are continuing to work hard
to deliver smiles to customers this holiday season."
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.
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.
Prime members in Singapore have access to millions of items via
the Prime Now App. Amazon Prime in Singapore is currently available for S$2.99
per month. Prime membership benefits in Singapore include:
Two-Hour Delivery on Tens of Thousands of Items: Ultra-fast delivery on tens of
thousands of items with free two-hour delivery on orders over S$40, between
10am and 10pm daily. Items range from groceries to
electronics, including a variety of new brands added to Prime Now since the
launch such as Yakult, Dell, Tefal, Sambucol, Bausch & Lomb and Pinkfong,
as well as new categories including fresh flowers, organic fruits and international
International Shipping on more than 7 Million of Items: Unlimited free shipping in 7 to 9 business
days on orders over S$60 from International Selection via the Prime Now App on
more than 7 million international products shipped directly to you from Amazon
US. Products include a wide selection of top brands such as Leap Frog, Calvin
Klein, Rubbermaid, Zojirushi, BCB Generation, The Children's Space, Pet Safe,
Rebecca Minkoff, and Melissa and Doug.
Prime Video: Prime members
can stream or download popular and award-winning Prime Original series like The
Grand Tour, Golden Globe and Emmy award winner The Marvelous Mrs.
Maisel, Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan starring John Krasinski, Homecoming starring
Julia Roberts, and many more. Prime members can watch anytime, anywhere via the
Prime Video App on Android and iOS phones and tablets, smart TVs, game consoles
or online at www.primevideo.com.
Prime: Prime members
enjoy a selection of free games every month, free in-game loot for the world's
most popular games, a free broadcaster subscription every 30 days, exclusive
chat emotes, and more at http://www.twitch.tv.
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