Bowie, Gruffalo & Star Wars – Belfast’s top Amazon purchases in 2017

Amazon has released its 2017 Trends Report revealing the site's top purchases this year, including the most popular purchases by Belfast customers

Amazon has released its 2017 Trends Report revealing the e-commerce site’s top purchases this year, including the most popular purchases by Belfast-based customers.

From the nation’s whacky and wonderful shopping habits, to the crisp flavour hotspots of the UK, the Trends Report looks back at the highlights from the past year to see what we have been buying, reading, listening to and watching.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of Belfast’s bestsellers just as the latest Star Wars blockbuster, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, hits cinemas.

Below you’ll find a list of some of the other local bestselling products along with the national bestsellers. The report can be downloaded here.

Some of the most popular products purchased on amazon.co.uk by customers in Belfast throughout 2017:

Music –  Blackstar, David Bowie (CD)
Books – The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson
Film – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Video Games – Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Kids –  Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom – A Colouring Book Adventure
In the Home – ghd IV Styler

UK overview

Alexa received over one million personal marriage proposals globally in 2017. Meanwhile, Despacito by Justin Bieber was the most streamed song on Amazon Music. The UK was also desperately desiring ice-cream, with Haagen-Dazs Salted Caramel being one of the most ordered products on Prime Now.

Milestones have been reached, with the 10 Year Anniversary of Amazon Prime, Amazon Fashion launching its own label, find., as well as its first-ever London Fashion Week debut showcasing the Nicopanda capsule collection, available instantly via See Now Buy Now, Amazon’s rapid fashion delivery option.

Foodie trends have shown that London is cheese-obsessed, with halloumi and feta sales on the rise at AmazonFresh, while the North East of England are sweet-toothed snackers, busy ordering Manuka Honey, Cinnamon Jelly Bellies and Cadbury’s Crème Eggs.

Sale Trends Highlights from across the UK

Top Streamed Songs on Amazon Music Unlimited 

  1. Despacito by Daddy Yankee and Luis Fonsi feat. Justin Bieber
  2. Shape of You by Ed Sheeran
  3. Galway Girl by Ed Sheeran
  4. Something Just Like This by The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
  5. Rockabye by Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie

Top 10 e-Books:

  1. The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
  2. The Girlfriend by Michelle Frances
  3. Lies by TM Logan
  4. He Said/She Said by Erin Kelly
  5. The Missing Ones by Patricia Gibney
  6. The Missing Wife by Sheila O’Flanagan
  7. Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil
  8. The Silent Wife by Kerry Fisher
  9. Sweet Little Lies by Caz Frear
  10. Friend Request by Laura Marshall

Top 10 Print Books:

  1. 5 Ingredients – Quick & Easy Foodby Jamie Oliver
  2. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankindby Yuval Noah Harari
  3. Lean in 15 – The Shift Plan: 15 Minute Mealsby Joe Wicks
  4. Tom Kerridge’s Dopamine Dietby Tom Kerridge
  5. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girlsby Elena Favilli
  6. Cooking for Family and Friends: 100 Lean Recipes to Enjoy Togetherby Joe Wicks
  7. The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet: Lose weight fast and re-programme your bodyby Michael Mosley
  8. The Clever Guts Diet: How to revolutionise your body from the inside outby Michael Mosley
  9. The World’s Worse Children 2by David Walliams
  10. Mary Berry Everyday by Mary Berry