Amazon’s top 10 toys for Christmas 2012

By Chris Dawson October 23, 2012 - 11:39 pm

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? Having a couple of days ago (somewhat embarrassingly) posted the 2011 top selling Amazon products instead of the predicted top sellers for 2012, here’s what Amazon say will be hot this year (And this really is the 2012 lists!!)

Top 10 Christmas Toys

1) Innotab 2
2) Furby
3) Cherry the Cat
4) Monopoly Millionaire
5) Scalextric Star Wars Battle of Endor Race Set
6) My Little Pony Royal Wedding Castle Playset
7) Nerf N-Strike Elite Hail-Fire
8) Jake and the Neverland: Pirate Ship Bucky
9) Octonauts Gup X Shoot and Rescue Vehicle
10) ike the Knight: Deluxe Glendragon Castle Playset

Top 10 Christmas Video Games

1) Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
2) Halo 4
3) Assassin’s Creed III
4) Skylanders Giants Starter Pack
5) FIFA 13
6) Dishonored
7) Hitman Absolution
8) Need For Speed: Most Wanted
9) Lego Lord of the Rings
10) Borderlands 2

Top 10 Christmas Books

1) The Casual Vacancy
2) Nigellissima: Instant Italian Inspiration
3) Ratburger
4) Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena
5) Jamie’s 15-Minute Meals
6) My Animals and Other Family
7) Guinness World Records 2013
8) Rod: The Autobiography
9) Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel
10) Dodger

Top 10 DVDs

1) Downton Abbey – Series 3
2) London 2012 Olympic Games
3) Avatar with Limited Edition Lenticular Artwork
4) The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
5) Ice Age 4: Continental Drift
6) Harry Potter – The Complete 8-Film Collection
7) Red Dwarf X
8) James Bond – 22 Film Collection
9) Parade’s End
10) Mrs Brown’s Boys – Series 1-2 Complete / Christmas Special

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.

  • 5 years ago

    Amazon are always the website to look out for when looking for popular gifts. Their top 10’s always have interesting stuff in them. I can’t believe furby’s are back either! I though the world managed to get rid of them years ago! (they remind me of Gremlins)

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