Small businesses and entrepreneurs break Cyber Monday records
Small businesses and entrepreneurs selling on Amazon.com had record-breaking sales from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday. In that timeframe, customers ordered nearly 140 million items from small businesses and entrepreneurs on Amazon, around the world.
Customers ordered nearly 140 million items from small businesses alone and this is just the beginning of the holiday season.
Small business owner and Amazon Exclusives Seller, Kelly Fedio, founder of One Savvy Life, said, “Cyber Monday was our biggest holiday sales day ever, with thousands of unit sales, and a 30 percent increase in sales over Cyber Monday 2016."
Theo Prodromitis, owner and founder of Spa Destinations. "Cyber Monday was an amazing boost to Spa Destinations on Amazon,” she said. “We doubled our sales from last year and saw a 30% increase in average order size.”
Back Friday was also a huge day - Amazon Handmade Artisan, Marcia Asuncion-Ricchiuti, owner of Kahili Creations, saw Black Friday sales increase 70% over Black Friday 2016.