25 Years of Amazon: The 25 Best-Selling Products
Amazon is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and what better way to commemorate the occasion than by looking back at the 25 best-selling products in the company’s history? From books to electronics to household items, Amazon has become the go-to destination for millions of shoppers around the world. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and explore the products that have captured the hearts of consumers over the past two and a half decades.
1. Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Generation)
With its compact design and voice-controlled features, the Amazon Echo Dot has become an essential part of many households. Whether it’s playing music, answering questions, or controlling smart home devices, the Echo Dot has revolutionized the way we interact with technology.
2. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (Book)
It’s no surprise that the first book in the beloved Harry Potter series has made the list. J.K. Rowling’s magical world has captured the imaginations of readers young and old, and the Philosopher’s Stone started it all.
3. Fire TV Stick
The Fire TV Stick allows users to stream their favorite shows and movies directly to their TV. With access to popular streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, it’s no wonder this device has become a best-seller.
4. Kindle Paperwhite
Book lovers around the world have embraced the Kindle Paperwhite, which offers a convenient way to carry a library’s worth of books in a lightweight device. The built-in adjustable light makes reading in any environment a breeze.
5. The Girl on the Train (Book)
This psychological thriller had readers on the edge of their seats when it was released in 2015. The gripping story and suspenseful twists have made it one of the most popular books on Amazon.
6. The Da Vinci Code (Book)
Dan Brown’s bestselling novel captivated readers with its mix of history, art, and mystery. The Da Vinci Code introduced the world to symbologist Robert Langdon and sparked a wave of interest in hidden secrets.
7. Fire HD 8 Tablet
With its vibrant display and access to apps, games, and videos, the Fire HD 8 Tablet offers entertainment for the whole family. It’s no wonder this versatile device ranks among the top-selling products on Amazon.
8. Amazon Echo (2nd Generation)
The Amazon Echo, equipped with the virtual assistant Alexa, allows users to play music, control smart devices, and receive news and weather updates with just their voice. It has become a staple in many homes.
9. Fifty Shades of Grey (Book)
The Fifty Shades trilogy caused a sensation when it was released, quickly becoming a guilty pleasure for many readers. The first book, Fifty Shades of Grey, takes readers on a steamy journey of romance and intrigue.
10. Instant Pot Duo
The Instant Pot Duo has become a favorite among home cooks, thanks to its versatility and convenience. This multi-cooker can be used to pressure cook, slow cook, sauté, and more, making it a must-have in the kitchen.
11. Amazon Basics AA Batteries
Practical and reliable, Amazon Basics AA batteries are a go-to choice for powering a wide range of devices. With their long-lasting performance, it’s no wonder they have become a best-seller.
12. Becoming (Book)
Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir struck a chord with readers around the world. Becoming offers an intimate look into her life and journey, inspiring readers to embrace their own stories.
13. Amazon Fire TV Cube
The Fire TV Cube takes streaming to the next level with its hands-free voice control and 4K Ultra HD streaming capabilities. It’s the perfect addition to any entertainment setup.
14. Amazon Fire 7 Tablet
The Amazon Fire 7 Tablet offers a budget-friendly option for those who want to enjoy ebooks, movies, and games on the go. Its compact size and affordable price make it a popular choice.
15. A Game of Thrones (Book)
The first book in George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy series, A Game of Thrones, has captured the imaginations of readers worldwide. With its complex characters and intricate plot, it’s no wonder this book is a best-seller.
16. Amazon Echo Show 5
The Echo Show 5 combines the features of a smart speaker with a display, allowing users to watch videos, make video calls, and control their smart home devices with ease. It’s like having a personal assistant at your fingertips.
17. Amazon Basics HDMI Cable
When it comes to connecting devices to your TV, a reliable HDMI cable is a must. The Amazon Basics HDMI Cable delivers high-quality audio and video performance at an affordable price.
18. The Hunger Games (Book)
Suzanne Collins’ dystopian trilogy took the literary world by storm, and the first book, The Hunger Games, introduced readers to the heart-pounding world of Panem. It’s a must-read for fans of action-packed adventures.
19. Ring Video Doorbell 2
The Ring Video Doorbell 2 allows users to see, hear, and speak to visitors at their door from their smartphone or tablet. With its motion detection and 1080p HD video, it provides peace of mind and added security.
20. Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet
For those who want a larger screen for watching movies, browsing the web, or playing games, the Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet is the perfect choice. Its Full HD display and powerful performance make it a top-selling product.
21. The Help (Book)
Kathryn Stockett’s debut novel, The Help, became an instant hit with its compelling story of race and inequality in 1960s Mississippi. It has struck a chord with readers worldwide.
22. Amazon Echo Spot
The Amazon Echo Spot combines the features of a smart speaker with a sleek, compact design. With its circular display, it’s perfect for checking the weather, setting alarms, or watching video flash briefings.
23. The Fault in Our Stars (Book)
This heart-wrenching young adult novel by John Green tells the story of two teenagers with cancer who fall in love. The Fault in Our Stars has touched the hearts of readers of all ages.
24. Amazon Kindle (8th Generation)
The 8th Generation Amazon Kindle offers a simple and affordable way to experience e-books. With its compact size and weeks-long battery life, it’s a must-have for avid readers.
25. Fire TV Stick 4K
The Fire TV Stick 4K takes streaming to the next level with its support for 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+. With access to thousands of channels and apps, it’s a favorite among movie and TV buffs.
Over the past 25 years, Amazon has revolutionized the way we shop and introduced us to countless innovative products. From the Echo Dot to bestselling books, these 25 products have left a lasting impression on consumers around the world. As we celebrate Amazon’s milestone anniversary, it’s clear that the company’s success is driven by its ability to continually adapt to the changing needs and desires of its customers.