Amazon’s top 10 toys for Christmas 2011

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Christmas is the busiest time of the year for the online retail sector but what will be this year’s top selling toys, games and electronics? Amazon analysed their sales patterns and publish lists of their top selling products by category ahead of the festive season.

Toys of course are the hottest product at this time of year, and if you don’t know your Nerf Vortex Nitron from your Fijit, it’s time to find out before you buy the wrong thing for your children! For good measure we’ve added in video games, books and mobile phones for the older kids who might be reading.

Top 10 Christmas Toys

1) Fijit
2) Dance Star Mickey
3) Hasbro FurReal Friends Cookie My Playful Pup
4) Vtech Innotab
5) LeapFrog LeapPad Explorer Tablet
6) Vtech Kidizoom Twist Digital Camera
7) Sesame Street Lets Rock Elmo Toy
8) LEGO City Advent Calendar
9) Matchbox Smokey The Fire Truck
10) Nerf Vortex Nitron

Top 10 Christmas Video Games

1) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
2) Battlefield 3
3) Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
4) Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
5) Forza 4
6) Just Dance 3
7) Batman: Arkham City
8) Professor Layton
9) Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
10) Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

Top 10 Christmas Books

1) Jamie’s Great Britain
2) Guinness World Records 2012
3) Snuff: Discworld Novel 39
4) The Hairy Bikers’ Perfect Pies: The Ultimate Pie Bible from the Kings of Pies
5) Home Cooking Made Easy
6) Inheritance: Inheritance Cycle, Book 4 (The Inheritance cycle)
7) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever (Book 6)
8) River Cottage Veg Every Day! (River Cottage Every Day)
9) The World of Downton Abbey
10) The Life of Lee

Top 8 Mobile Phones

1) HTC Desire S Smartphone
2) Galaxy S II Smartphone
3) Blackberry 9360 Smartphone
4) HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio Smartphone
5) ZTE Skate Android Smartphone
6) HTC TITAN Smartphone
7) Samsung Texto Dual Sim
8) Samsung S5690 Galaxy Extreme Ruggedised Sim Free Smartphone

If you’re worried about running low on stock take a look at the top selling products on Amazon for your sector to identify what type of product you want to order additional stock for, and if possible get the products into Amazon FBA to ensure they get the highest possible visibility on the site.

3 Responses

  1. Not sure if I’m missing something but this for 2011 right? I’m not really up with toys so I wouldn’t know about them but the video games and phones are so last year.

    Try Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Forza Horizon, Galaxy S3 as some of the top sellers this year

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