This state has the most Amazon ‘makers’

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This state has the most Amazon ‘makers’

By Dan Berthiaume - 02/21/2020
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The U.S. state and city with the most sellers on the Amazon Handmade store are on opposite coasts.

Launched in 2015, Amazon Handmade is a microsite offering hundreds of thousands of handcrafted items from thousands of artisans across more than 30 countries. Amazon has announced the 10 U.S. states and cities with the most ‘makers’ (the company’s term for Handmade artisans) selling in Handmade store. 

The top 10 states with the most makers are:
1.    California
2.    Texas
3.    New York
4.    North Carolina
5.    Washington
6.    Georgia
7.    Pennsylvania
8.    Illinois
9.    Michigan
10.    Arizona

The top 10 cities with the most makers are:
1.    New York
2.    Los Angeles
3.    Miami
4.    Las Vegas
5.    Portland, Ore.
6.    Phoenix
7.    San Diego
8.    Seattle
9.    Chicago
10.    Austin, Texas

Amazon also revealed the top five product categories sold on Handmade:
1.    Home
2.    Jewelry
3.    Accessories
4.    Kitchen & dining
5.    Clothing

“Across the country, there are hundreds of thousands of creative, hard-working, and unique American small businesses that are thriving with Amazon,” said Nicholas Denissen, VP of small business at 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.”