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Product Advertising API
Developer Guide (API Version 2013-08-01)

Top Sellers

You can use the BrowseNodeLookup operation with the TopSellers response group to return the top sellers in a browse node.

For example, the following request returns the top sellers in browse node 20.

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http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml? Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKeyId=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate Tag]& Operation=BrowseNodeLookup& BrowseNodeId=20& ResponseGroup=TopSellers &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request Signature]

The following response snippet has the name and ASIN of the two top sellers in browse node 20.

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<TopSeller> <ASIN>0446578622</ASIN> <Title>The Notebook Girls</Title> </TopSeller> <TopSeller> <ASIN>1400062586</ASIN> <Title>You're Wearing That? : Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation</Title> </TopSeller>

When you have the browse node ID of an item, you can find the top sellers in that browse node. Use the BrowseNodes response group with the operation ItemLookup, ItemSearch, or SimilarityLookup.

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http://webservices.amazon.com/onca/xml? Service=AWSECommerceService& AWSAccessKeyId=[AWS Access Key ID]& AssociateTag=[Associate Tag]& Operation=ItemLookup& ItemId=B00008OE6I& ResponseGroup=Browsenodes &Timestamp=[YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ssZ] &Signature=[Request Signature]

The following snippet displays the top seller ASIN B000002ADT, in browse node 63926.

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<Item> <ASIN>B000002ADT</ASIN>n <BrowseNodes> <BrowseNode> <BrowseNodeId>63926</BrowseNodeId> <Name>General</Name>

To find top-level browse nodes for your locale, see Locale Reference for the Product Advertising API.