Amazon’s Echo Dot was the top-selling product on Amazon.com over the holiday weekend, the company revealed Tuesday morning.
Earlier in which year, the mini Alexa-enabled device also outsold all various other products on Amazon’s Prime Day, which was the internet giant’s most successful Prime Day to date.
“Customers purchased millions of Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices in which weekend, and also also also Alexa devices were the top sellers across all of Amazon,” Dave Limp, senior vice president of Amazon’s devices and also also also services division, said Tuesday.
Amazon said “millions” of Alexa-enabled devices were sold coming from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday, including the Fire TV Stick, the brand new Echo, and also also also Amazon’s Fire 7 tablet.
The Echo Dot was also a best seller at Whole Foods’ grocery locations across the country over the weekend, Amazon said.
Earlier in which month, Amazon announced the idea could be opening holiday pop-up shops at Whole Foods’ stores, bringing in more tech gadgets, and also also also also slashing prices further on various holiday-related foods, such as turkey and also also also sweet potatoes.
On Black Friday, the top advertisement placement on Amazon.com featured four Amazon products, two of which were voice-enabled. The Echo Dot was selling for $29.99 (down coming from $49.99), and also also also the original Echo retailed for $79.99 (down coming from $99.99). The promotions continued through the weekend in advance of Cyber Monday.
Meantime, many various other retailers, including Target and also also also Wal-Mart, were promoting discounts on Google’s Home and also also also Home Mini.
Amazon’s stock was nearing $1,0 a share Tuesday morning, after CEO Jeff Bezos amassed a net worth of more than $100 billion Friday evening, on the heels of a successful Black Friday.
GBH Insights has predicted the e-commerce giant rung up as much as 50 percent of all online purchases on Black Friday. Analyst Daniel Ives wrote in a note to clients in which Amazon had an “eye-popping” performance, even prior to Cyber Monday.