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2022 Ecommerce Consumer Price Index - Amazon

Home & Kitchen

To understand and find pricing patterns in 2022, we analyzed the price of the most popular products in every category on Amazon during every day of the 2022 calendar year, including the home & kitchen category. The result is a comprehensive look at how the prices of home & kitchen products vary over the course of a typical year following the pandemic.

Key Takeaways

  • The only time this category has a significant price drop is near the end of the year during Q4.
  • The top 5 most affordable days fall within December, when prices can drop by 7%.

How does the price of home and kitchen products on Amazon vary throughout the year?

  • Price spread: ↕ 15%
  • Most affordable day: Dec. 16
  • Least affordable day: Feb. 18
  • Most affordable quarter: Q4
  • Least affordable quarter: Q1

Which months are best for buying home and kitchen products on Amazon?

Consumers interested in upgrading kitchen appliances should wait until the end of the year, when prices are lowest.

What are the top 5 days for buying home and kitchen products on Amazon?

December is the ideal time for consumers to purchase home and kitchen products. The top 5 most affordable days fall within this month, whenprices can drop by 7%.

  • No. 1: Dec. 16
  • No. 2: Dec. 8
  • No. 3: Dec. 14
  • No. 4: Dec. 5
  • No. 5: Dec. 15

What are the bottom 5 days for buying home and kitchen products on Amazon?

Don’t upgrade your kitchen in February. 4 of the 5 most unaffordable days fall within this month.

  • No. 1: Feb. 18
  • No. 2: Apr. 2
  • No. 3: Feb. 12
  • No. 4: Feb. 17
  • No. 5: Feb. 13

How does the price of home and kitchen products change during holidays?

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, the Sunday after Thanksgiving, and Cyber Monday all typically offer lower prices for consumers looks for home and kitchen products. Prices during these days can decrease up to almost 7%.

How is inflation impacting prices on Amazon so far in 2023?

Unlike 2022, prices this year for home & kitchen products on Amazon are less expensive and have remained low so far this year.

Methodology

Pattern analyzed the prices of more than 714,000 of the most popular products in every category in the U.S. Amazon marketplace for all 365 days of the 2022 calendar year. Products only qualified for the index if they were one of the three most popular products in their category during the year. Percent change in product price represents the variability of the price of each product each day of the year against its average price for that same year.