Amazon Prime Day 2018 begins July 16 & will run an extra 6 hours
Amazon’s 2018 Prime Day — the once-a-year match the place Amazon gives unique offers to its High individuals — will kick off at 12:00 p.m. PT on Monday, July 16, and remaining for 36 hours, in the course of the finish of the day July 17. This yr, the e-commerce massive is including every other six hours to the development after extending it from 24 to 30 hours last year.
In previous years, Amazon’s High Day has confirmed to be a income motive force for plenty of small and medium-sized companies that participate within the match. The corporate reported remaining yr that 1000’s of SMBs on Amazon each and every generated over $50,00zero right through the 30-hour match — and that greater than 20,00zero SMBs earned over $1 million on Amazon in 2017.
At the side of the additional six hours, Amazon High Day is extending to 4 new nations this yr: Australia, Singapore, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. A complete of 17 nations now have get right of entry to to High Day. And, with the corporate’s acquisition of Whole Foods in June of remaining yr, High Day offers may also come with Complete Meals-related buying groceries perks, bringing the net match into the brick and mortar realm.
“High individuals may also save large, from incomes $10 to spend on Amazon for High Day once they spend $10 at Complete Meals Marketplace, to 10 p.c again when buying groceries Complete Meals Marketplace the use of their Amazon High Rewards Visa card,” says Amazon High vp Cem Sibay.
That is the fourth annual High Day match. In line with experiences from remaining yr, Amazon’s 2017 Prime Day was the company’s biggest sales day ever — rising greater than 60 p.c over the former yr’s effects and bringing in additional new Prime members than in every other unmarried 24-hour duration in Amazon’s historical past.
Amazon hasn’t ever shared its precise gross sales figures for High Day, however the corporate did reveal, right through an April shareholder assembly, that it now has greater than 100 million Prime members.
A few of the “multiple million offers international” Amazon is selling this yr, the corporate says High individuals may have get right of entry to to High Day Launches, together with a voice-activated tap from Delta (“the primary Alexa-enabled kitchen tap”). As standard, High Day gross sales pieces will come with merchandise from personal labels, SMBs and large manufacturers alike.
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