Amazon Customers Made this Holiday Season Record-Breaking with More Items Ordered Worldwide than Ever Before

December 27, 2018 - 06:18
Amazon Customers Made this Holiday Season Record-Breaking with More Items Ordered Worldwide than Ever Before

This holiday season, tens of millionsof people worldwide started Prime free trials or began paid memberships
This holiday season, tens of thousandsof items in Singapore shipped with FREE ultra-fast delivery with Prime Now --the last Prime Now order was delivered at 22:23 on 24 December and includedFisher-Price Thomas & Friends MINIS, Alice's Adventures in WonderlandPop-up Book, Melissa & Doug On the Go Secret Decoder Activity Book Set, avocados,fresh eggs, powdered milk and wine


SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - December 27, 2018 - Amazon today announced arecord-breaking holiday season thanks to its customers all around the world,with more items ordered worldwide than ever before. Amazon customers shopped atrecord levels from a wide selection of products across every department,discovering top holiday gifts and trending products offered at deep discountsand low prices.


Prime membership continued to grow this holiday season, withtens of millions of people worldwide starting Prime free trials or paidmemberships, including customers in Singapore who benefit from FREE ultra-fasttwo-hour delivery with Prime Now on orders of S$40 or more and FREE globalshipping in 7-9 business days on orders of S$60 or more as well as exclusiveshopping and entertainment benefits.Prime members enjoyed shopping a wide selection of products with fast and freeshipping throughout the season.

"Wewere delighted to see the number of customers in Singapore shopping via PrimeNow in the run up to Christmas and the number of customers that took advantageof starting a Prime free trial or began a paid membership," said KouroshKaghazian, Country Manager, Amazon Singapore. "We look forward to continuing towork hard on behalf of customers in 2019 by increasing selection, offering lowprices and delivering convenience with ultra-fast delivery from Prime Now."

Amazon Best-Sellersand Seasonal Trends from Prime Now in Singapore


Toys: MonopolyGame: Cheater Edition, Monopoly Game: Ultimate Banking Edition, Nerf Laser OpsBurst Fire Combat Blaster, Play-doh Shape and Learn sets and the classic gameJenga


Electronics: SennheiserHD Special Edition Wireless Headphones with Active Cancellation, Belkin EconomySeries 6-Socket Surge Protector and AmazonBasics High-speed HDMI Cable (6 Feet).


Video DVD: JohnWick 4K Ultra HD, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Equalizer, Mission:Impossible -- Fallout and Hacksaw Ridge


Music: love (byMichael Buble), Bohemian Rhapsody (by Queen), Si (by Andrea Bocelli) and A Staris Born (Original Motion Soundtrack)


Video Games: Diablo3 Eternal Collection Just Dance 2019, Oculus Go Standalone Virtual RealityHeadset, Nintendo Switch Pro Controller -- Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Edition,Overcooked! 2


Groceries: MeijiFresh Milk, Bananas, Tomatoes, Carrots, Broccoli and Blueberries


Health & PersonalCare: Kleenex Ultra Soft Toilet Tissue, Scotch Kitchen Towels and MamaLemon Dishwashing Liquid, Kleenex Ultra Soft Bath Tissue and Kleenex Ultra SoftFace Tissue


Kitchen: BiogreenDisposable 9" Plate, Milky White, Biogreen Disposable Fork, Milky White,Biogreen Disposable Spoon, Milky White and Bel 1105H Aluminum Tray Small


Fast and FreeShipping & Delivery


  • Customers continued to enjoy Ultra-Fast Deliverywith Prime Now throughout the season, and even up until the last minute -- thelast Prime Now order wasdelivered at 22:23 on 24 December and included Fisher-Price Thomas &Friends MINIS, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Pop-up Book, Melissa & DougOn the Go Secret Decoder Activity Book Set, Educational Insights Hoppy Floppy'sHappy Hunt Game, Nestle OPTIPRO Gro 3 Milk Powder 3-pack of avocados, Chew'sNewly Laid fresh brown eggs and Minuty De Minuty rose wine
  • The fiveneighborhoods that had the most Prime Now deliveries on Christmas Eve were Hougang,Punggol, Tampines, Pasir Ris and Bukit Timah
  • Tens of thousands of items shipped with Ultra-FastDelivery via Prime Now this holiday season


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