Not only did its share price increase by a whopping 57% year over year, the tech giant saw significant gains in its Prime service.
This kitchen appliance was the most wished-for item on Amazon Prime previous year, according to Prime data released on Tuesday. Amazon said it sold "millions" of its own devices in 2017, which help Prime members get more from their subscriptions by accessing digital content.
Amazon's Fire TV Stick and Echo Dot were the most purchased items by Prime members a year ago, across all sellers on Amazon.
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As for other business areas on Prime in 2017, Amazon notes that bananas were the most ordered item via AmazonFresh while Bounty paper towels were the most ordered item via Amazon Dash. Shocking nobody, the trendy Instant Pot was the most gifted item on Amazon's Wedding Registry, as well as the most Wish Listed item; Accordingly, the Instant Pot Cookbook was the book Prime members gifted all year.
So far, it has been delivered to 27,000 different zip codes of Prime members in the U.S., according to Amazon. Its series "Sneaky Pete" was also popular, and the Amazon-backed film "Manchester by Sea".
Amazon Prime, which offers its users services like free two-day shipping for certain purchases, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, has been attracting more subscribers every year. Amazon calls Prime one of the three pillars of its business, alongside the Amazon Marketplace, its site connecting buyers and sellers, and Amazon Web Services, its cloud computing business.