For tech products, prices will probably be slightly better around Black Friday, but this is a good mid-year opportunity to score some discounts.
Amazon reaps tremendous benefits when sellers seed its site with discounted items during Prime Day. The company faced ridicule three years ago for offering bargains that no one was interested in, such as, most notoriously, a tub of lube, according to reports.
If you have tips on saving money while shopping online, share them with us on Facebook. It sells e-gift cards with discounts of up to 18 percent based on a quick glance through 112 offers.
Prime Day will also feature the lowest prices on Amazon Echo family of devices, Fire TV Stick, All New Kindle, Kindle Oasis and Kindle Paperwhite. Yes, they're treating us to a full day and a half of deals and discounts.
Note: If you're just trying to get started for the first time, grab the Echo Dot.
Companies are encroaching on Amazon's terminology as well as its discount strategy: previous year, almost half of the 100 largest retailers (excluding the Seattle-based e-commerce giant) had a limited-time sale or messaging that included the word "prime", the survey found. Target announced that they too will be hosting a super-sale (what many call "Anti-Prime Day" deals) starting on July 17th, with some exclusive deals available now!
Previous year retailers who actively competed on Prime Day saw online traffic increase more than 30 percent. In April, Amazon said Prime had over 100 million subscribers - the first time a number was released for the program - assumably up from the previously disclosed "tens of millions" the company previously touted. That's a huge discount as Amazon Music Unlimited streaming is usually £9.99 a month, or £7.99 a month for Amazon Prime members.
"From Amazon's perspective, Amazon Prime members improve with age", said the firm's co-founder Mike Levin. Below, we'll keep you in the know of the deals you can expect to find on Amazon Prime Day 2018, along with some hints on how not to miss out on the best deals during the big day.
This is a great deal even if you're already a PS Plus member, as the code will stack on top of your existing membership, simply adding 15 months on from whenever your account would normally run out. If the purchase value is less than Rs 50,000 then you are eligible for 10% instant discount of up to Rs 1,750.
To make the most of Amazon Prime Day, shoppers are advised to sign up to an Amazon Prime Subscription.