More spending power and domesticated lifestyles among Amazon’s shoppers sparked growth among consumables in 2017.
Described as its biggest breadwinner, Amazon’s consumables category
racked up an estimated $6.2 billion in sales in the United States in
2017 — a 41% increase over 2016. This puts the category second to only
consumer electronics, according to “Amazon Consumables 2017 Review,”
from One Click Retail, a company that specializes in e-commerce data
measurement, sales analytics and search optimization for brand
manufacturers.. . . more