This was the busiest holiday ever for Amazon.ca, with a record number of packages shipped during the season. Plus, for the first time in Canada, Prime members were eligible for Prime Early Access, providing 30-minutes of early access to limited-time Lightning Deals. In Canada, Amazon Prime offers unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping, unlimited photo storage with Prime Photos and more. Globally, this holiday was a record-breaker for Amazon Prime — more than three million members worldwide joined Prime during the third week of December.
"We are thankful to our customers for making the 2015 holiday season a record-breaker for Amazon.ca," said Alexandre Gagnon, Country Manager for Amazon.ca. "From great deals to a variety of fast, convenient delivery options, we're continuing to make it easier for customers to save time and money on their holiday shopping and all year long."
Holiday Fun Facts
- Record number of units shipped worldwide with Amazon Prime.
- More than three million customers joined Prime in third week of December.
- Amazon Prime membership continues to grow, and we have tens of millions of members worldwide.
- Members worldwide uploaded more than a billion photos for free with Prime Photos this holiday.
- Amazon shipped to 185 countries this holiday.
- The last Prime Same-Day order on Amazon.ca that was delivered in time for Christmas was placed on December 24 at 4:35 p.m. and shipped to Surrey, British Columbia.
- The last Prime One-Day Shipping order on Amazon.ca that was delivered in time for Christmas was placed on December 23 at 2:17 p.m. and shipped to Levis, Québec. The item was an Electrohome USB Charging Alarm Clock Radio with Time Projection.
- On Cyber Monday, Amazon customers worldwide ordered more than 33 electronics per second from a mobile device.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough LEGO creative brick boxes to reach the top of the CN Tower 27 times.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased more pairs of jeans than there are cities, towns and villages in Canada.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough AeroGarden seed pod kits to be able to build a garden big enough to fill over five curling sheets.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough Jurassic World to equal the length of 58 Indominus Rex.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough Amope nail care devices for each 2015 Miss Universe contestant to self-manicure her nails 44 times.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection to reach the top of Hogwarts castle 16 times.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough Singer 1304 sewing machines during the holiday to produce 3.2 trillion stiches in one day.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough World Cuisine Tri-Blade Spiral Vegetable Slicers to slice enough apples for over two million apple pies in one day.
- If you laid out all the cards from the number of Exploding Kittens board games sold on Amazon.ca you could span 1,231 hockey arenas.
- It will take Amazon.ca customers more than 15 years to complete Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection on their new PS4.
- Amazon.ca customers will be enjoying their first listen of Adele's album 25 for a total of 734 days.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough ugly Christmas sweaters to give five to each Canadian Olympic medalist across both summer and winter games since Paris 1900.
- The total length of all chain necklaces purchased by customers during the holiday season is longer than 225 Ford F-150 trucks lined up bumper to bumper.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased more diver's watches than the number of metres for a diver to swim to the bottom of Great Slave Lake, the deepest lake in North America, and back to the surface.
- Amazon.ca customers purchased enough Bissell steam mops to give one to every resident in Cobalt, Ontario.
Holiday Best Sellers (Amazon.ca only):
- Apparel: Levi's Men's 501 Original Fit Jean; Fruit of the Loom Men's Core 6 Pack Crew Sock; Levi's Men's 511 Slim Fit Jean
- Audio & Accessories: Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones; AmazonBasics High-Speed HDMI Cable 2-Pack – 6.5 Feet (2 Metres) Supports Ethernet, 3D, 4K and Audio Return; AmazonBasics AA Rechargeable Batteries (8-Pack) Pre-charged
- Automotive: Lexol 907 Leather Care Kit, 8-Ounce; Accutire MS-4021B Digital Tire Pressure Gauge; AmazonBasics 12-Volt Black Heated Seat Cushion with 3-way Temperature Controller
- Baby: Infantino Textured Multi Ball Set; Munchkin Bath Crayons Set, 5 Piece; Fisher-Price Brilliant Basics Baby's First Blocks
- Beauty: Amope Pedi Perfect Electronic Nail Care System; NIVEA MEN Active Lip Care; Dove Men +Care Active Clean Dual Sided Shower Tool
- Books: Harry Potter: The Official Coloring Book #1; The Calm Coloring Book; Fifteen Dogs
- Cameras: Fujifilm Instax Mini Instant Film, Twin Pack (20 Exposures); Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera; GoPro HERO Camera (Canada Version)
- Computers: Seagate Backup Plus Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive with 200GB of Cloud Storage & Mobile Device Backup USB 3.0 (STDR2000100); Lexar JumpDrive S75 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive – LJDS75-128ABNL; NETGEAR N300 WiFi Range Extender – Essentials Edition (EX2700)
- Home: Singer 1304 Start Basic Everyday Free Arm Sewing Machine with ZigZag, Blind Hem Stitches and More; Black and Decker BDH2000PL MAX Lithium Pivot Vacuum, 20-Volt; Bissell 6489C Zing Bagless Canister
- Jewelry: Sterling Silver Elongated Open Celtic Knot French Wire Earrings; 10k Yellow Gold Freshwater Cultured Pearl with Diamond-Accented Drop Earrings (10.5-11 mm); Sterling Silver "I Love You To The Moon and Back" Two Piece Pendant Necklace, 18"
- Kitchen: Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker; World Cuisine Tri-Blade Spiral Vegetable Slicer L 11 7/8" X W 5 3/8" X H 8 1/8; Cuisinart CPM-100C Easypop Hot Air Popcorn Maker
- Luggage: Swiss Gear Rainproof Backpack for 17.3-Inch Notebook Computer; Samsonite Luggage 2-Pack Canadian Flag Luggage Tag; Samsonite Bora 2-Piece Expandable Hardside Spinner Set (20-Inch/24-Inch)
- Movies: Jurassic World; Inside Out; Minions
- Music: 25 by Adele; That's Christmas To Me by Penatatonix; The Beatles in Mono – Limited Edition Box Set
- Patio, Lawn & Garden: Miracle-Gro AeroGarden Harvest with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit; Fiskars 9921 Softouch Micro-Tip Pruning Snip; Panacea 15251 Canvas Log Tote
- Pets: PetSafe Busy Buddy Waggle Dog Toy; PetSafe Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain; Ethical Pet Wide Durable Heavy Gauge Plastic Colorful Springs Cat Toy, 10-Pack
- Shoes: Crocs Unisex Mammoth EVO Clog; Heelys Propel 2.0 Skate Shoe; ECCO Shoes Women's Touch 25 B Oil Suede Casual Boot
- Sports & Outdoors: LifeStraw Personal Water Filter; Carson Micro Brite Plus 60X-120X LED Lighted Pocket Microscope; SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop
- Tools & Home Improvement: Bosch DDB181-02 18-Volt Lithium-Ion 1/2-Inch Compact Tough Drill/Driver Kit with 2 Batteries, Charger and Contractor Bag; TEKTON 2830 Everybit Precision Bit and Driver Kit for Electronic and Precision Devices, 27-Piece; Nest Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation T200477
- Toys & Games: Cards Against Humanity; Exploding Kittens: Original Edition; Pie Face
- TV: Sylvania SLED3215A 32-Inch LED HD TV; VIZIO E32-C1 32-Inch 1080p Smart LED HDTV; AVera 42AER10 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV
- Video Games: PS4 500GB HW Bundle Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection – Bundle Edition; Fallout 4 – Standard Edition; Assassin's Creed: Syndicate – Limited Edition
- Watches: Stuhrling Original Men's 395.33U16 Aquadiver Regatta Champion Professional Diver Swiss Quartz Date Blue Bezel Watch; Timex Men's T49905GP Expedition Field Chronograph Genuine Leather Strap Black Dial Watch; Wolf Designs Men's Heritage 10-Piece Watch Box with Glass Cover 99507
- Wearable Technology: Garmin Vivofit Activity Tracker; Lumo Lift – Posture Coach and Activity Tracker; Jawbone UP3 Activity Tracker