100,000 robots are used in Amazon’s warehouses around the world. (techjury)
Amazon generated $178 billion in sales in 2018. (Mediakix)
If Amazon were a country, its net sales would make it the 146th richest country in the world. (nChannel)
Amazon AWS is the fasted growing Amazon business unit, contributing 58.7% of Amazon overall operating income in 2018. (FourWeekMBA)
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Online shoppers spend more time on Amazon than on the top 9 online retailers combined. (techjury)
Amazon holds the patent on the 1-click buying. (nChannel)
Amazon Prime Statistics
95 million Americans have an Amazon Prime account. That’s almost every 1 in 3 people. (Statista)
Prime members spend $1,300 per year, nearly double the $700 that non-members spend. (nChannel)
Prime Day is the most popular shopping day, more than Black Friday and Cyber Monday. (RepricerExpress)
Customers bought over 100 million products on Prime Day 2018. (Mediakix)
53 million Americans purchased something from Amazon’s Prime Day. (nChannel)
Did your jaw drop reading these Amazon statistics?
Mine sure did. If you’re considering getting into the Amazon selling business, these statistics show you that the demand is there, but there’s also some intense competition. Learning from industry-disruptors like Amazon can help e-commerce businesses become more successful.
Deirdre O’Donoghue is a Content Manager at Nature's Fynd and a former Content Manager at G2. In her free time, you can find Deirdre fostering puppies or exploring the Chicago foodie scene. (she/her/hers)