Amazon, Target Win Big On Prime Day 07/19/2018


Amazon's third annual Prime Day, a 36-hour sales event for Prime users, was supposed to kick off smoothly at 12 p.m. PT/3 p.m. ET. on Monday, but when many shoppers logged on during those first several hours, they were met with 404 error pages featuring photos of different dogs.

The most popular purchases in the United States were Instant Pots, personal water filters and the 23andMe DNA test. Laundry detergent, smartphones, pans, light bulbs, and video games and consoles were big sellers internationally. In addition to bringing in more sales than ever before, the first nine hours of the event on July 16 brought in more Prime members than any other day in Amazon's history.

According to the Sun Sentinel, this Amazon Prime Day you can price-match with these ten retailers to get the same great deals. Prime Day also lasts six hours longer than a year ago. Lasting for a record breaking 36 hours, Prime Day sales continue to run until midnight on Tuesday this year.

The Australian SumOfUs spokesperson said: "Amazon exploits and underpays its warehouse workers and same-day delivery workers all over the world - but with your help, we have an opportunity to usurp the messaging on Prime Day to focus on the human cost to all these discounts".

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What are the best Prime Day deals this year? Unions in Spain said most of the company's 2,000 permanent staff there were on a three-day strike on Tuesday.

"While consumers will look to the big marketplaces - notably Amazon and eBay - for their purchases, there is still a significant opportunity for brands to engage with customers via retailers and their own websites, too", said Hugh Fletcher, global head of consultancy and innovation at Wunderman Commerce, Salmon's parent company.

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Still, Prime member spending has gradually increased, CIRP also said.

Amazon is keeping with its general trend of not getting into specific numbers sold or revenue from Prime Day.

In a statement, Amazon says that many people are shopping successfully, and that in the first hour of Prime Day in the US, customers ordered more items compared to the first hour a year ago.

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"Prime Day offers us a unique opportunity to thank Prime members with our best deals", said Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer, Amazon.

He said the Nintendo Switch was snapped up by customers in less than one minute yesterday, and as a result, a new Nintendo Switch Lightning Deal will go live later today for those who missed out.