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Customers Shopped at Record Levels this Holiday Season with Billions of Items Ordered Worldwide – Plus Customers Purchased Tens of Millions of Amazon Devices

December 26, 2019 GMT

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 26, 2019--

(NASDAQ:AMZN) – Amazon today announced that this holiday season was record-breaking thanks to its customers all around the world – billions of items were ordered worldwide and tens of millions of Amazon Devices were purchased worldwide. Throughout the season, Amazon offered customers incredible deals every day and deeper discounts and more Deals of the Day than ever before during shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Some of the best-selling products and brands this holiday season were the Echo Dot, Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, Echo Show 5, L.O.L. Surprise! Glitter Globe Doll Winter Disco Series with Glitter Hair, iRobot Roomba 675 Robot Vacuum, HAUS LABORATORIES, Carhartt, AmazonBasics, and Champion items. Popular departments customers shopped in Amazon’s Stores in the U.S. were toys, fashion, home and beauty with more than half a billion total items ordered.

“This holiday season has been better than ever thanks to our customers and employees all around the world,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. “On behalf of all Amazonians, we wish everyone the happiest of holidays and a fantastic 2020.”

Amazon’s worldwide and U.S.-only seasonal and year-end highlights are as follows.

AMAZON EMPLOYEES

SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED BUSINESSES

PRIME MEMBERS, SHIPPING & DELIVERY

AMAZON DEVICES & SERVICES

AMAZON BEST-SELLERS AND SEASONAL TRENDS

Toys and Games

Home

Fashion

Beauty

Electronics

Pets

Sports

Amazon Brands

Books

Amazon Books and Amazon 4-star stores

AMAZON GROCERY

AMAZON ENTERTAINMENT

SOCIAL HANDLES:
Facebook: @Amazon
Instagram: @Amazon
Twitter: @Amazon
Landing Page: amazon.com

About Amazon

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more information, visit amazon.com/about and follow @AmazonNews.

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CONTACT: Amazon.com, Inc.

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KEYWORD: WASHINGTON UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONLINE ENTERTAINMENT SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OTHER RETAIL ONLINE RETAIL BOOKS SUPERMARKET SPECIALTY FASHION COSMETICS RETAIL MUSIC HOME GOODS

SOURCE: Amazon.com, Inc.

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