Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays

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Amazon: Echo Dot top-selling product over holidays

Small businesses and entrepreneurs who sell their products on Amazon's platform accounted for almost 140 million items that were ordered.

It is just the day after Christmas that Amazon is celebrating its "biggest" holiday sales surge "with customers all around the world shopping at record levels".

"We're excited that people continued to join Prime this holiday, to take advantage of more fast and free shipping options plus new convenient delivery like Amazon Key, as well as early access to Lightning Deals and unlimited streaming of TV shows and movies, including Prime Originals and more", Jeff Wilke, Amazon's worldwide consumer CEO, said in a statement.

The holiday shopping season is finally over and that means Amazon has some shopping data for us. Amazon's Alexa app also topped the charts for Apple and Google Play on Christmas day, suggesting an influx of new customers setting up their devices.

As to which products moved the needle, Amazon's Echo Dot and the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote were the best selling products across every category, an impressive feat to say the least.

Across North America and the Europe, associates at 10 fulfillment centers picked, packed, and shipped more than one million customer packages in a single day.

This holiday, millions of Prime members voice shopped with Alexa for gifts, Amazon devices and everyday household essentials.

As many investors had expected, Amazon.com, Inc.

The e-commerce giant fueled more purchases through mobile this holiday season, with worldwide shopping increase 70 percent year-over-year. Compared to last year's holiday season, Amazon sold "millions more" Amazon devices during this year's holiday season.

You can view the full press release on Amazon's press release website.

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