Amazon Hosted Record-Breaking Black Friday and Cyber Monday Holiday Shopping Event, and Announces Millions More Holiday Deals to Come
Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that its extended Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping event-which kicked off November 17 and continued through November 27-was its biggest ever compared to the same 11-day period ending on Cyber Monday in previous years. Customers around the world purchased more than one billion items on Amazon, with shoppers saving nearly 70% more on Amazon during the 11 days of deals compared to the same period last year. Amazon also announced it will be dropping new deals every day through December 24- including up to 30% off Keurig Coffee Brewers, Hasbro Toys, DEWALT Tools, Sony Headphones, and more-helping customers save big on a wide selection of products with fast delivery to cover all of their holiday needs throughout the season.
"We kicked off the holiday season with Prime Big Deal Days in October, and extended our Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping event to 11 days to accommodate even more deals over more days to make shopping more convenient for customers-helping them save nearly 70% more than the same period last year," said Doug Herrington, CEO of Worldwide Amazon Stores. "There are many customers who are still checking off their shopping lists, and we are excited to announce that we will have millions more deals on a wide selection of products to come, with new deals dropping every day through December 24, along with fast, convenient delivery options. Thank you to our customers for continuing to rely on Amazon because of our vast selection, low prices, millions of deals, and reliable and speedy delivery, and to our employees and selling partners who do such fantastic work on behalf of our customers throughout the season."
Throughout the month of December, customers can discover exciting and trending products and deals in Amazon's Holiday Shop, including the Top 100ish Gifts and Customers' Most-Loved Gifts, and shop by theme and price point with Stocking Stuffers under $5, White Elephant Gifts under $25, and Premium Gifts under $50. In the Amazon Shopping app, U.S. customers can scroll Inspire and Shop by Interest to find shoppable photos and videos, and browse storefronts from influencers like Rocky Barnes, Matt James, and Jessel Taank. In addition, Amazon Gift Cards make a popular gift for any style, size, and budget, with no fees or expiration dates.
Customers can rely on Amazon for vast selection, low prices, and fast delivery. According to a recent study from independent analyst firm Profitero, Amazon had the lowest online prices entering the holiday season by an average of 16% across 15 categories, compared to other leading retailers in the U.S. As o the end of the third quarter, Amazon had reached its fastest delivery speeds in the U.S. and remained on pace to deliver its fastest delivery speeds for Prime members in the company's 29-year history.
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