Washington [US], June 2 (ANI): Amazon Prime Day, the e-commerce company’s annual shopping party, will take place June 21-22.
According to The Verge, the company officially announced the news on Amazon Prime Day on Wednesday. It will take place in certain countries and will again support small business sales partners in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The commercial extravaganza will offer Prime members more than 2 million deals in all categories, including fashion, electronics, toys, home decor, automotive and more.
Prime Day is open to Prime members in the US, UK, UAE, Turkey, Spain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, and Australia.
The upcoming summer dates mark the return to form; historically, the retail giant has maintained its commercial fantasy in mid-July, but has postponed last year’s event until October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As in previous years, you can expect to find discounts on genuine wireless headphones, 4K TVs of all sizes and panel types, video games and more. Outside of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Prime Day has become one of the best opportunities to get deals, whether as a gift or for yourself.
Amazon says this year’s Prime Day “will feature millions of offers from top brands and more than a million deals from small and medium-sized businesses.” The company said it is investing more than $ 100 million to help small businesses during Prime Day and its members. you’ll get a $ 10 credit to use during Prime Day if you spend $ 10 on “select small businesses” on Amazon June 7-20.
Throughout the event, the company will also highlight the offerings of Amazon Live, a streaming platform in which brands and creators highlight various products sold on Amazon.
Traditionally, the marquee event has been a huge benefit for Amazon, which, despite the ongoing pandemic, managed to enter $ 108.5 billion in net sales in the first quarter. Third-party vendors alone earned more than $ 3.5 billion during last year’s two-day event, however, the e-commerce giant has not revealed total sales figures.
Since its inception in 2015, the company has taken advantage of the global shopping event as a way to retain Amazon Prime subscribers, now over $ 200 million, and boost sales during what is often considered a slow period. for retailers.
This year’s Prime Day also takes place during a time of major changes on Amazon. Andy Jassy, current CEO of Amazon Web Services (AWS), will become CEO of Amazon on July 5, and the company recently announced its $ 8.45 million MGM purchase plan. (ANI)