Best selling Amazon gifts in Doncaster

Guardians Of The Galaxy
Guardians Of The Galaxy

Amazon.co.uk has revealed 2014’s most purchased Christmas presents in Doncaster and it makes interesting reading.

Guardians of the Galaxy (pictured), Minecraft and III by Take That top the charts. Films, video games and music dominated the bestsellers list this year with Grand Theft Auto V the most popular product this Christmas in Doncaster, closely followed by the film Guardians of the Galaxy.

The Inbetweeners 2, the second film from the popular television series was also a big hit, as was III by Take That.

For the first time, Amazon.co.uk’s busiest day ever fell on Black Friday (November 28). More than 5.5 million items were ordered on Black Friday, which is a record-breaking 64 items per second, with sales peaking at 8.29am.

The Christmas bestsellers from Amazon.co.uk in Doncaster (products purchased by the city’s residents between November and December 19 2014, were:

1. Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)

2. Guardians of the Galaxy (DVD)

3. NOW That’s What I Call Music! 89 (CD and MP3)

4. FIFA 15 (Video Game)

5. Minecraft (Video Game)

6. The Inbetweeners 2 (DVD)

7. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Video Game)

8. III by Take That (CD and MP3)

9. Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie (DVD)

10. X-Men: Days of Future Past (DVD)

“Entertainment products have been the clear winners in Doncaster this festive season. We’ve seen customers getting together with family and friends to enjoy films, music and video games with blockbuster titles becoming bestsellers across the country,” commented Xavier Garambois, Vice President of EU Retail at Amazon. “Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and Amazon Fire TV have been popular gifts under the tree, and many people also unwrapped Frozen character dolls, fragrance and wearable technology, not forgetting treats for man’s best friend.”

As well as most popular Christmas presents in Doncaster, Amazon.co.uk today also reveals the Christmas bestsellers across the UK on Amazon.co.uk (products purchased between 1st November and 19th December 2014):

1. Guardians of the Galaxy (DVD)

2. NOW That’s What I Call Music! 89 (CD and MP3)

3. The Inbetweeners 2 (DVD)

4. Grand Theft Auto V (Video Game)

5. Frozen (DVD)

6. x by Ed Sheeran (CD and MP3)

7. FIFA 15 (Video Game)

8. X-Men: Days of Future Past (DVD)

9. III by Take That (CD and MP3)

10. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Print book and Kindle book)

The Christmas bestsellers by category from Amazon.co.uk (products purchased between 1st November and 19th December 2014) include:

· Tablets: Kindle Fire HDX 7”, Fire HD 6, Fire HD 7, Fire HDX 8.9

· Electronics: Kindle Paperwhite, Amazon Fire TV, Extendable Selfie Handheld Stick, Binatone Twin Walkie Talkie, Sennheiser Earphones, Bose Speakers

· Kindle and Print Books: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, Awful Auntie by David Walliams, Girl Online by Zoe Sugg, Jamie’s Comfort Food by Jamie Oliver, The Letter by Kathryn Hughes, The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 9) by Jeff Kinney, Guinness World Records 2015 by Guinness World Records

· Music: x by Ed Sheeran, III by Take That, In the Lonely Hour by Sam Smith, The Endless River by Pink Floyd, FOUR by One Direction and Never Been Better by Olly Murs

· Video Games: Grand Theft Auto V, FIFA 15, Just Dance 2015, Pokémon, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Assassin’s Creed: Unity

· Movies & TV: Guardians of the Galaxy, The Inbetweeners 2, Frozen, Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie, The Fault in Our Stars, Downton Abbey - Series 5

· Toys and Games: Disney Frozen Sparkle Princess Elsa Doll, Disney Frozen Anna Sparkle Doll, TOMY Pop-Up Pirate, Dobble Card Game, Ravensburger Labyrinth Game

· Home & Kitchen: Breville Blend-Active Personal Blender, Nutri Bullet, The Fantastic Night Light Projector, Disney Frozen Duvet Set, Whisky Stones

· Beauty & Health: Beyoncé Heat Perfume, Real Techniques Core Collection Kit, Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male Eau de Toilette, ghd IV Styler, Wahl Groomsman Rechargeable Hair, Beard, Moustache Trimmer Set

· Baby: Tomy Play To Learn Hide And Squeak Eggs, Gro-Clock Sleep Trainer, LeapFrog Shapes & Sharing Picnic Basket, Vtech Baby Crawl and Learn Lights Ball, Fisher-Price Chatter Telephone

· Fashion, Jewellery, Watches & Shoes: Rudolph Ladies Christmas Jumper, Calvin Klein Boxer Shorts, Pandora Bracelet, Michael Kors Women’s Watch, Sekonda Men’s Quartz Watch with White Dial Chronograph Display and Silver Stainless Steel Bracelet

· Sports & Outdoors: Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity Tracker & Sleep Wristband, Fitbit Charge Wireless Activity Tracker & Sleep Wristband, Omron Walking Style III Pedometer, Golf Ball Finder Glasses, Dartboard

· Grocery: Haig Club Scotch Whisky 70cl, The Best Ever Retro Sweets Gift Box, Crystal Head Vodka 70cl, Lindt Advent Calendar, Popping Corn

· Pets Supplies: Good Boy Luxury Dog Christmas Stocking, Mane ‘n’ Tail Shampoo and Conditioner, Small Dog Christmas Santa Suit, Catit Senses Food Maze, Good Boy Dog Advent Calendar

Amazon Global Facts:

· Amazon Prime experienced record growth – more than 10 million new customers worldwide tried Prime for the first time this Christmas

· Amazon delivered to 185 countries this Christmas

· Nearly 60 percent of Amazon customers shopped using a mobile device this Christmas. Mobile shopping accelerated as customers got later into the shopping season

· Cyber Monday continues to be Amazon’s peak mobile shopping day. Black Friday had the most rapid growth in mobile shopping

· On Cyber Monday, Amazon customers worldwide ordered more than 18 toys per second from a mobile device.