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Cyber Monday sets new record
30th November 2017

By Sandra Pearce
Amazon has announced that Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day worldwide in the company's history, and the biggest day ever for small businesses and entrepreneurs selling on Amazon.
 
Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer, said: “Amazon customers shopped at record levels during the Turkey 5, ordering hundreds of millions of products from toys to fashion to electronics and Amazon devices. Customers ordered nearly 140 million items from small businesses alone and this is just the beginning of the holiday season. We’ll continue to offer incredible deals and a vast selection of unique products, with fast and free shipping options all season long, and every day.”
 
Turkey 5 refers to the period from Thanksgiving through to Cyber Monday.
 
Cyber Monday 2017 is now the single biggest shopping day in Amazon's history. Amazon App orders on Cyber Monday 2017 increased more than 50%, worldwide year over year. On Cyber Monday, the best-selling item was the Echo Dot.