What Are Some of the Top-Selling Consumer Goods in the United States?


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Some of the top-selling consumer goods in the United States are iPads, iPhones, the Toyota Corolla, Lipitor and the Sony PlayStation. These products have sold millions of units both in the United States and abroad, becoming very profitable for the companies that manufacture them. Apple has sold over 500 million iPhones since the phone was first introduced; the iPad has sold more than 211 million units.

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The Toyota Corolla has sold over 41 million units in the United States, more than any other car model. The car's affordability and high gas mileage contribute to its success.

Lipitor is a drug that helps lower high cholesterol levels and reduces heart-related ailments. With over $141 billion in revenue, it is one of the best-selling pharmaceutical drugs of all time, though sales in the United States began to fall off after the drug lost its patent protection in 2011.

Sony's PlayStation is another top-selling product in the United States; the video game console has sold over 344 million units as of 2015. The company first released the first PlayStation in the United States in 1995; the PlayStation 2 hit the market in 2000, followed by the PlayStation 3 in 2006 and the PlayStation 4 in 2013.

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