Sellers on Amazon Cap off Big Year with More Than 40 Percent Growth on Cyber Monday
Fulfillment by Amazon delivered more than 1 billion items worldwide in 2015
Amazon announced that more than 23 million items were ordered worldwide from sellers on Amazon on Cyber Monday, a more than 40 percent increase year-over-year. To help sellers scale their businesses and delight customers with Amazon’s award-winning fulfillment and customer service, the Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service delivered more than 1 billion items worldwide in 2015. Sponsored Products adoption by sellers worldwide grew more than 100 percent year-over-year as sellers advertised their products and built their brands on Amazon. During the holiday season, individuals and businesses selling on Amazon sold to more than 80 percent of Amazon customers worldwide who ordered a physical item.
“It’s never been easier for sellers, local merchants and artisans to grow their businesses on Amazon. With targeted advertising tools like Sponsored Products, access to Amazon’s fulfillment and customer service expertise through FBA, and new marketplaces like Handmade at Amazon and Amazon Home Services, businesses of all sizes can easily reach millions of customers around the world,” said Peter Faricy, VP for Amazon Marketplace. “2015 was a big year for sellers on Amazon. In fact, sellers added more new selection and shipped more items than in any previous year. We’re excited to build on that momentum as we continue to innovate on behalf of sellers and customers.”
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