2022 Ecommerce Consumer Price Index – Amazon

Pattern Data Science

September 1, 2023

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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 pet supplies category. The result is a comprehensive look at how the prices of pet supplies vary over the course of a typical year following the pandemic.

Key Takeaways

  • Prices for pet supplies increase during Q2, specifically the month of April, and decrease near the end of the year in Q4.
  • National Pet Day was the most expensive day to purchase pet supplies on Amazon.
  • Consumers should look to purchase products around the Christmas holiday season, when prices decrease by 2%.

How does the price of pet supplies on Amazon vary throughout the year?

  • Price spread: ↕ 9%
  • Most affordable day: Nov. 28
  • Least affordable day: Apr. 11
  • Most affordable quarter: Q4
  • Least affordable quarter: Q2

Which months are best for buying pet supplies on Amazon?

What are the top 5 days for buying pet supplies on Amazon?

Christmas is a great time to shop for new gifts for your loyal companion. 4 of the 5 most affordable days are in the second to third week of December.

  • No. 1: Nov. 28
  • No. 2: Dec. 14
  • No. 3: Dec. 16
  • No. 4: Dec. 17
  • No. 5: Dec. 12

What are the bottom 5 days for buying pet supplies on Amazon?

National Pet Day is the most expensive day to buy any pet supplies products. So are the days leading up to it.

  • No. 1: Apr. 11
  • No. 2: Jul. 3
  • No. 3: Apr. 10
  • No. 4: Apr. 9
  • No. 5: Apr. 17

How does the price of pet supplies change during holidays?

Pet owners wanting to spoil their furry friends will find the best deals around the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Cyber Monday is ranked as the most affordable day for consumers to purchase products in this category.

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

Our pricing data for 2023 so far this year has shown that pricing remains consistent to where it was this time last year.


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.

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