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Amazon undisputed game changer in Nikkei hit rankings

Reels in customers with fresh food and music, but sparks courier crisis

The "Amazon effect" and Nintendo video game consoles are this year's grand champions.

TOKYO -- The Nikkei rankings of the biggest hits of 2017 have been released, and this year, products that make life that little bit easier came out on top.

The Nikkei Marketing Journal's annual list of what made a big impact follows the ranking system for sumo wrestlers. Yokozuna, or Grand Champion, is at the very top, followed by the ranks of Ozeki, Sekiwake, Komusubi and Maegashira. 

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