Amazon confirms Cyber Monday was single biggest shopping day ever
Amazon 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. "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," stated Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer. "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." Throughout the Turkey 5, Amazon customers worldwide ordered at record levels: Customers ordered hundreds of millions of products on Amazon from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. Cyber Monday 2017 is now the single biggest shopping day in Amazon's history, surpassing Prime Day 2017. Amazon App orders on Cyber Monday 2017 increased more than 50 percent, worldwide year over year. On Cyber Monday, the best-selling item was the Echo Dot. With new lower prices on turkeys and Prime members receiving an even deeper discount this year, Whole Foods Market in the U.S. broke its all-time record of turkeys sold during the Thanksgiving season.