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Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown: What is everyone buying during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

By Kach Umandap April 19th, 2020 Posted in Travel Blog, Travel Gear Reviews No comments

Which products are the Amazon best sellers during the COVID19 Coronavirus pandemic?

(Yes I know, we are usually more of a travel site than a lifestyle one, but we also have to focus on what is most relevant in the world right now!)

People all over the world are ordering food, equipment, clothing, kids toys and anything else imaginable from Amazon at an incredible rate in response to the COVID19 coronavirus pandemic.

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Christian Wiediger

While the sudden increase in online shopping as the majority of people stay at home has put a strain on most online retailers, Amazon has hired a huge amount of new workers to keep up with demand.

It’s not only preserved food, hand sanitiser and face masks that have seen a massive increase in sales though. Since so many people are stuck at home and have to find ways to pass the time, they are ordering everything from games, homewares, DIY and home improvement, furniture, puzzles, board games and so much much more!

Just think of all those long-avoided jobs that are finally getting done, simply because there is nothing else to do and nowhere to go!

Here is a look at the best-selling lists from Amazon so you can see what everyone else is buying to stay safe, sane and active during these strange and difficult times. These are the most popular products from the biggest categories on Amazon right now:

Home Appliances

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Naomi Hébert

It seems like everyone is getting ready for the supermarkets and grocery stores to run out of food because sales of freezers have increased dramatically!

Here are the best selling appliances on Amazon at the moment:

1) 5.0 cubic-foot chest freezer

2) 3.5 cubic-foot single door chest freezer

3) 7.0 cubic-foot chest freezer

Arts & Crafts

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Daria Shevtsova

Any kind of creative activity will help to keep you occupied and busy during the Coronavirus lockdown. Alternatively, you could also be making your own face masks so that you can stay better protected at the same time!

1) 50 yards of white elastic strap

2) 50 yards of black elastic strap

3) 70 yards of white elastic strap


Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
The Honest Company

The massive increase in the sale of baby wipes has to be hygiene-related, because there’s no way the lockdown has already made that many new babies in just one month!

However, don’t forget that in order to be considered “sanitizing wipes” they need to contain 70% isopropyl alcohol. Otherwise, they will not be protecting you from germs, bacteria and viruses.

Here are the best selling baby products of the moment.

1) 720 count sensitive baby wipes

2) 480 count unscented baby wipes

3) 720 count sensitive newborn baby wipes


Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Raphael Lovaski

It’s been all over the news, stories of millions of men, women and children unable to access their usual beauty and treatment regimes. DIY haircuts, home facials, nail treatments, hair coloring,.. you name it, it’s happening!

Have a better look at what people are buying in the Amazon beauty and personal care department.

1) Wet Ones antibacterial hand wipes

2) Schick Silk Touch-Up Multipurpose Exfoliating Dermaplaning Tool, Eyebrow Razor, and Facial Razor

3) Tinkle Eyebrow Razor Pack of 6

Clothing, Shoes and Jewelry

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Lauren Fleischmann

The fashion industry is reportedly one of the hardest-hit during the worldwide lockdown, as people simply have less reason to buy nice clothes to look good in. On the other hand, sale of comfy shoes, pyjamas, lounging pants and bathrobes have gone through the roof!

Comfortable clothes and face masks in particular are all over the Amazon top sellers list.

1) Carhartt Men’s Workwear Pocket Short Sleeve T-Shirt

2) iHeartRaves Seamless Face Mask Bandanas

3) Crocs Classic Clog


Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Wang John

Home entertainment has never been more important than right now during the worst flu pandemic since 1918. With fast-paced internet now a global standard, the ability to stream games, movies and TV shows is in almost everyones’ household. To get the best free streaming shows available you’ll need a streaming device such as the Amazon Fire. These types of devices are the most popular electronics being bought online right now.

These are the best selling electronics on Amazon at the moment:

1) Fire TV Stick

2) Echo Dot Smart Speaker

3) Fire TV Stick 4K


Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Maddi Bazzocco

Many of us may be used to eating out or ordering, but during these times of quarantine and social distancing we have to get back to cooking for ourselves and even expanding our cooking skills at the same time!

A lot of us already order our grocery shopping online so it’s nothing new, but millions of people still prefer to drive to a supermarket and push a cart or trolley around. Well now is the best time for all of us to learn to buy our food online!

Here’s the full list of grocery top sellers.

1) 1 pound of yeast

2) Kraft Macaroni and Cheese

3) 5 pounds of baking soda

Home & Kitchen

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Jason Briscoe

This is one of the most popular Coronavirus lockdown categories, although also the one with the broadest range of products. It definitely makes for a very interesting list of Amazon top sellers.

1) Mildew Resistant Shower Curtain Liner

2) Hypoallergenic Sheet Set in Various Sizes

3) Liquid Ant Baits for Pest Control

Kitchen & Dining

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
?? Janko Ferlič

It comes as no surprise that with more cooking comes a need for more cooking equipment, utensils and appliances. Here is more of what we have been buying during the lockdown on the Amazon kitchen top sellers.

1) Etekcity Food Digital Kitchen Scale

2) Instant Pot Duo Mini 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker

3) Dash Mini Maker: The Mini Waffle Maker Machine for Individual Waffles

Office Products

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Carl Heyerdahl

For millions of workers worldwide, the message has been to “work from home.” So millions of sofas, dining tables, patios and even floors have been converted into home offices. Offices need all kinds of supplies and equipment, so here is the full list of best selling office products on Amazon. 

1) 500-sheet printer ream

2) Scotch Heavy Duty Shipping Packaging Tape

3) 20-pound, 4,000-sheet copy paper ream 8 pack

Patio, Lawn & Garden

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown

The pandemic hit us and put the world into home lockdown at the perfect time of year to get essential gardening work done as the warmer weather brings everything back to like again. Whether it’s weeding, lawn mowing, planting or mulching, you can get all of it online without leaving the safety of your own garden!

These are the top sellers for everything you could want or need in your own garden.

1) TERRO T300 Liquid Ant Baits – 1 Pack

2) 20-pound bag of grill pellets

3) Scotts Turf Builder Grass Seed Sun and Shade Mix

Pet Supplies

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Probably the happiest members of the family are the cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets, parrots and whatever other wildlife we call pets these days. They finally have us with them 24/7 and have all the attention they could ask for. Of course, they need toys and treats just as much as we do!

Here are Amazon’s top sellers for our animal families!

1) Seresto Flea and Tick Collar for Dogs

2) Earth Rated Dog Poop Bags

3) Dr. Elsey’s Premium Clumping Cat Litter

Toys & Games

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown
Michał Parzuchowski

You don’t need to be a child anymore to enjoy playing with games and toys, we all need them to keep our brains occupied!  Here are the best selling games and toys on Amazon.

1) Crayola Washable Kids Paint, 6 Count

2) Jenga

3) Connect Four

Video Games

Amazon Best Sellers in Lockdown

Okay, so even more screen time might not be the best solution, but there are only so many hours in the day that we can make bread and play Jenga! Sometimes we just need the escape of a good old video game, immersing ourselves into an alternative reality for a few hours.

According to Amazon the most popular video game purchase right now are gift cards. They are a great way to a loved one who loves to game!

1) $10 on the PlayStation Store

2) $10 on the Nintendo eShop

3) $10 on the XBox Store

So there you have it, all of the Amazon Best Sellers for some of the biggest and most popular categories during the Covid19 Coronavirus pandemic. Maybe this will give you some more ideas of what to buy for your own family to help get through the lockdown!

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Written by Kach Umandap

Founder of Two Monkeys Travel Group. Since 2013, Kach has visited all the 7 continents (including Antarctica) and 151 countries using her Philippines Passport. In 2016, she bought a sailboat and went on sailing adventures with her two cats - Captain Ahab & Little Zissou in the Caribbean for 2 years. She now lives in Herceg Novi, Montenegro where she's enjoying her expat life and living on a gorgeous Stonehouse. She writes about her experiences traveling as a Filipina traveler with a PHL Passport. Also tips on backpacking trips, luxury hotel experiences, product reviews, sailing & adventure travel.