Pet food topped Amazon sector sales from October 2016-17

Amazon’s pet product sales beat US$2.2 billion in the 12 months between October 2016 and September 2017.

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Amazon's pet product sales beat US$2.2 billion in the 12 months between October 2016 and September 2017, wrote a One Click Retail pet food market analyst in the report “Pet Products on Amazon: 2017 Update.” Amazon pet product sales increased 33 percent year over year.

Pet food and feeding supplies made up the largest chunk of those pet product sales at US$970 million. Forty-four percent of all pet products sales were in the pet food market. Pet food also grew the most, year over year, at 47 percent. To put that in perspective, dry dog food alone was larger than any other category within pet products on Amazon.

Pet food market subcategories filled two of the top five spaces of fastest growing pet products subcategory. In terms of Amazon sales, cat treats were the third fastest growing, hitting 60 percent year over year.  Dry cat food was the fourth fastest at 58 percent.

Amazon pet product sales in US

In another One Click Retail report, the US remained the largest pet product market with US$430 million in sales for all pet products, up 28 percent over last year, growing at 58 percent. Pet food and feeding supplies made up the largest portion of total sales in the US, as pet food did in all countries.

The top selling pet food on Amazon was Taste of the Wild dry dog food – High Prairie Canine Formula. Amazon’s pet food sales growth increased by 65 percent in the US, making it the fastest growing category within pet products.

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