Something big is happening on Amazon.com – Prime Big Deal Days.
On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and 11, the online retail giant will celebrate Prime Big Deal Days, where every few minutes Amazon will offer members new deals on a variety of products on the shopping giant’s website. discount.
Another way Amazon is helping customers get a head start on holiday shopping: Launching a Holiday Store with holiday gift deals, curated merchandise from celebrities and influencers, gift cards to participating retailers, and fast, free shipping in the U.S. goods service
According to Amazon, Prime Day 2023 on July 11 was the largest sales day in the company’s history, with Prime members purchasing more than 375 million items worldwide between July 11 and 12. Digital Commerce 360 didn’t reveal sales figures for July’s Prime Day event, but estimated that consumers spent a record-breaking nearly $13 billion.
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When was the first Amazon Prime Day?
The first Amazon Prime Day event was held on July 15, 2015, which was a 24-hour promotion for Prime members celebrating Amazon’s 20th birthday. Since then, it has grown into a multi-day event with millions of items purchased and shipped to customers in more than 20 countries.
Why are there multiple Prime Days?
In 2023, Amazon launched Prime Big Deal Days, a two-day shopping event that starts on October 10 and ends on October 11, ahead of the holiday season. This is in addition to the regular Prime Day event taking place on July 11-12. Last year, Amazon held a Prime Early Access promotion on October 11 and 12.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon pushed back Prime Day 2020 from its usual July date to October, and then again in 2021 to June, its earliest date yet. For 2022, sales have returned to their regular dates in July.
Promotions for October 2023 are as follows:What you need to know about Amazon Prime Day
How much does Amazon Prime membership cost?
Amazon Prime offers a 30-day free trial for those who have not been a Prime member in the past 12 months. Regular Prime membership costs $14.99 per month, or $139 per year.
Students are eligible for a special Prime Student monthly plan priced at $7.49 per month with a free 6-month trial, while consumers on qualified government assistance programs like Medicaid or SNAP can get a Prime Access membership for $6.99 per month qualifications.
Prime membership benefits include free same-day, one-day or two-day shipping, discounts in Amazon Fresh stores, books on Prime Reading, access to shows and movies on the Amazon Prime streaming app, and ad-free music on Amazon Prime and podcasts. Amazon Music.