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Customers worldwide drove record-breaking Black Friday through Cyber Monday sales on Amazon

More than half of sales from Black Friday through Cyber Monday worldwide were from independent selling partners, most of which are small and medium-sized businesses

In the UK Home, Toys, and Beauty were among the top-selling categories across the 48 hours of Black Friday

Black Friday best-sellers included Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot

Other top sellers included Celebrations Chocolate Bulk Box, Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey, Garnier Sheet Mask Discovery Collection, and Yankee Candle Gift Set

LONDON – 00.01am, 1st December: Amazon customers worldwide have already saved big this holiday season, including millions in savings over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping weekend. On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, customers shopped incredible deals across every category on Amazon from fashion to home, electronics, toys, beauty, and more.

In the UK, and worldwide, it was a record-breaking Black Friday and Cyber Monday for Amazon. In the UK some of this year’s top selling categories included Home, Toys, and Beauty, and best-selling items were Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot. And there is still time to shop and save, as new deals will drop daily on Amazon throughout the rest of the festive season. Amazon will also be offering low prices on giftable products across all categories. Customers can visit amazon.co.uk/deals to continue to shop incredible discounts.

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Toggle Summary ‘Mamma Mia!’Here we go again...Amazon.co.uk's biggest-ever Christmas product is also the best-selling item of 2008
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Toggle Summary ‘Mamma Mia!’ is Amazon.co.uk’s biggest-ever Christmas product with almost four times as many sales as last year's bestseller
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Toggle Summary Xbox Fans Plan Mass "Sickie" This Friday
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