Amazon Prime Day Purchases!

Amazon Prime Day is over.  A consumer website tracked thousands of shoppers, and found the top purchases this year included Amazon Fire Sticks, Echo Dots, Frito-Lay variety packs, and Blink doorbell cameras.

Amazon Prime Day is over, here’s what we bought:  A consumer website tracked thousands of Prime Day shoppers to see what people were buying this year.  Here are a few quick stats . . .

1. The top purchases the last two days were Amazon Fire Sticks . . . Echo Dots . . . Amazon Gift Card reloads . . . Frito-Lay variety packs of chips . . . and Blink doorbell cameras.  (Fire Sticks that are usually $40 were on sale for $17.)

2.  The top five types of products we bought were household essentials . . . health and beauty stuff . . . electronics . . . clothes . . . and home-and-garden products.

3.  People who shopped spent around $130 total per household.  And 57% placed more than one order.

4.  The average price per item was $34.  And the average price per ORDER was $53, up from 45 bucks last year.  More than half of the items we bought cost less than 20 bucks.  Around 5% were big-ticket items over $100.

5.  And finally:  Even if you didn’t buy anything, you might still GET something.  Around 1 in 7 people said they bought at least one gift.