This Christmas is set to be a luxurious affair with hosts across the country pulling out all the stops to impress their guests. Amazon.co.uk has revealed sales of luxury Christmas crackers have risen by 1,200% since last year, along with Christmas themed dinner plates up by 200% and sales of top-notch cutlery sets also increasing by 300% year on year.
Amazon.co.uk reports sales of luxury Christmas crackers up by 1,200% and festive dinner plates up by 200% since last year
Festive drinks parties are back in fashion sending sales of mulled wine glasses up by 500% and mulled wine pitchers up by 900% since last year. Deluxe wine aerators are also up over 1,000% year on year.
It’s not just the dining room that’s receiving the five star treatment; Amazon.co.uk also reports sales of printed toilet rolls are up by 400% and luxury tissue boxes have also risen by 200% year on year.
Spare bedrooms are being transformed with festive scatter cushions and high-end Egyptian cotton bedding rising by 400% and 140% respectively, compared to last year. Purchases of Frankincense and Myrrh scented candles have soared 311% year on year, creating the ultimate ambiance for Christmas at home.
Christmas pathway lights are up by 250% and festive doormats have increased by 100% compared to the same time last year, indicating that guests can expect a warm welcome.
Finally, no stone is being left unturned as Amazon.co.uk shows sales of carpet hair remover have risen by 112%, and purchases of pet odour removers are up by 67%, as hosts let nothing stand in the way of the perfect family Christmas.
The bestselling luxury Christmas products on Amazon.co.uk from 1st November 2014 to date include:
- Renaissance Celebration Crackers
- Deluxe Wine Aerator
- Mulled Wine Pitcher with Warmer
- Mulled Wine Glasses
- Cream & Red Stag Cushion
- Portmeirion Christmas Wish Dinner Plate Set
- Wooden Tissue Box Holder with Velvet Interior
- ‘It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ Doormat
“In the run up to the festivities, customers are treating their guests to the very best the season has to offer,” said Xavier Garambois, Vice President of EU Retail at Amazon. “From a welcoming doormat to a glass of warm mulled wine on arrival, it’s set to be a most impressive Christmas across the UK this year.”
“This year, we’re seeing hosts preparing their homes specifically for festive visits from family and friends,” said Dave Brittain, Home Store at Amazon.co.uk Ltd. “Customers are fully embracing Christmas and looking to upgrade everything from tableware and glassware to bedding and even cleaning products and loo roll to ensure family and friends have their most memorable Christmas yet.”
To ensure that your home is prepared for Christmas, find a range of homeware products in the Christmas Store on Amazon.co.uk.