Amazon Announces Prime Day Results

Amazon press releases says combined sales eclipsed combination of Black Friday, Cyber Monday


According to CNBC, announced Wednesday that this year’s Prime Day sales surpassed both Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.

The now two-day event sold more than 175 million items, according to Amazon, which didn’t disclose an actual sales figure. The press release said that Prime members saved more than $1 billion throughout the sales, and members in 18 different countries shopped.

In the United States, outside of electronics and devices, the highest-selling items were the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, Instant Pot DUO60 and 23andMe Health and Ancestry kits.

Top-selling deals worldwide were the Echo Dot, the Fire TV stick with Alexa voice remote and the Fire TV Stick 4K with Alexa voice remote.