Amazon Announces Star-Studded Deals for Prime Day

Less than two weeks ago, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced the dates and some details about its fifth annual Prime Day sale, which will run 48 hours this year beginning at 12 a.m. PDT on Monday, July 15. The event, which is accessible to Prime subscribers (or those on a trial membership), was originally billed as Black Friday in July. It first appeared in 2015 to celebrate the e-tailer’s 20th anniversary but has since become the biggest event of the year for Amazon, surpassing the sales it generates on both Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Amazon has pulled the curtain back further to reveal some […]

How Cyber Monday topped Amazon Prime Day?

On the heels of record holiday sales over the Black Friday through Cyber Monday timeframe, Amazon announced this morning that Cyber Monday was the biggest shopping day worldwide in company history. The company earlier this week noted it had sold record numbers of Amazon devices on Cyber Monday, but made no claims about the size of the event in terms of sales. This morning, however, that changed. Amazon now says that Cyber Monday 2017 was bigger than any other shopping day, including the sales holiday it invented called Prime Day. Held during the typically slower summertime shopping season, Prime Day 2017 was the biggest sales day […]