Amazon released a list with the 10 states and cities with the most Makers selling in the Amazon Handmade store.
Amazon looked at which states and cities the most Makers call home and found that the top states represent every region of the country, with thousands of Makers residing in California, Arizona, North Carolina, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
The top cities span across the four corners of the U.S., from New York to Miami, to San Diego, to Seattle.
Amazon also revealed the top product categories for Makers and found the largest number of Makers are selling products in the Home category.
Amazon Handmade features genuinely handcrafted products from furniture to jewelry to toys and more from tens of thousands of Makers in the U.S. and around the world.
The Top 10 States with The Most Makers
- New York
- North Carolina
The Top 10 Cities with The Most Makers
- New York, NY
- Los Angeles, CA
- Miami, FL
- Las Vegas, NV
- Portland, OR
- Phoenix, AZ
- San Diego, CA
- Seattle, WA
- Chicago, IL
- Austin, TX
The Top Product Categories for Makers
- Kitchen & Dining
Small Businesses on Amazon Had Record 2019
“Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of creative, hard-working, and unique American small businesses that are thriving with Amazon. Small and medium-sized businesses selling in Amazon’s stores had a record-breaking year in 2019, with nearly 25,000 American small and medium-sized businesses surpassing $500,000 in sales. We will continue to invest billions of dollars in tools, services, people, and programs – like Amazon Handmade – to help these businesses grow and succeed.”
Nicholas Denissen, VP of Small Business at Amazon
Amazon Handmade is a store within Amazon.com that empowers Makers with the tools necessary to showcase their products to more than 300 million active customers around the world, regardless of their location.
Makers selling with Amazon Handmade come from all 50 states and more than 80 countries around the world.
“At Amazon Handmade, we obsess over customers and their desire for unique handcrafted goods, which is why we are so proud of our incredible Makers and the products they sell in our store. The flourishing craft community selling with Amazon Handmade spans from coast-to-coast, with Makers from every corner of the U.S. building successful businesses and reaching new customers.”
Katie Harnetiaux, Head of Amazon Handmade
The 2019 Amazon SMB Impact Report revealed that on average, American small and medium-sized businesses sell more than 4,000 items per minute in Amazon’s stores.
In 2019, Amazon invested more than $15 billion and launched more than 225 tools and services to help small and medium-sized businesses grow and succeed. These businesses have created more than 800,000 jobs in the U.S.
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