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On July 11, Amazon held its third annual Prime Day, which offers steep discounts on thousands of items exclusively for Prime members.
The online retailer giant reports that it was the biggest day of sales in its history, with 50 percent more shoppers than last year. So what items made it into shoppers’ carts most frequently? By and large, electronics of all kinds won the day. Read on to see the highlights of which products were most popular in which countries around the world.
While each country generally had its own tastes as far as what deals they snagged, the Amazon Echo Dot smart speaker was the most popular item globally.
Stateside, for the second year in a row, the best-selling item on Prime Day was the Instant Pot pressure cooker. The versatile product is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute pan, yogurt maker and warmer in one.
The Brits were most interested in these smart plugs that are compatible with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant and allow you to control your devices remotely.
Spaniards snatched up this flash drive, which is capable of transferring a full-length movie in less than 40 seconds.
Our neighbors to the South opted for these useful iPhone charging cables.
In Japan, customers took a break from the electronics and instead went for this whey protein that claims to aid in weight loss.
While the number one-selling item in these countries was Playstation memberships, this Soda Stream that claims it helps users consume 43 percent more water and water-based drinks than average was also quite popular.
The Chinese decided to use the sale to get something for the little ones, making this plush sea horse that plays music the best-selling item in China.
Known for their cuisine, the Italians must make a lot of dirty dishes, because their favorite item on Prime Day was Finish dishwashing tablets.
[h/t Business Insider]