China, India and Mexico join the celebration, making Prime Day a
massive global deals event in 13 countries
Prime members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping this year – with
deals starting on July 10 at 6pm PT/9pm ET
Nearly 40 percent of Lightning Deals worldwide will come from small
businesses and entrepreneurs on Prime Day
SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2017--
(NASDAQ:AMZN) – The third annual Prime Day will be Tuesday, July 11,
with hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime members around
the world. New this year, members can enjoy 30 hours of deal shopping
starting at 6pm PT/9pm ET on Monday, July 10 – and new deals as often as
every five minutes. Prime Day has expanded to 13 countries this year,
and Amazon is bringing new and existing members in the U.S., U.K.,
Spain, Mexico, Japan, Italy, India, Germany, France, China, Canada,
Belgium and Austria the best deals of the year. Members will find
millions of items in stock, including deals from thousands of small
businesses and entrepreneurs. As the company gears up for Prime Day,
Amazon offers an inside
look to show our global preparations. To participate in Prime Day,
sign up or start a free Prime trial any time before or on July 11 by
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“Our members love Prime Day and we have been thrilled by the response
over the last two years. It is inspiring us to make it even better this
year for Prime members,” said Greg Greeley, Vice President, Amazon
Prime. “Every part of our business is working to deliver more deals for
a record number of shoppers. This year’s Prime Day is too big for 24
hours – so we’re giving Prime members 30 hours to shop!”
New for Prime Day this Year
Prime Day 2017 is made especially for you –
with personalization, deal watching and the fun of discovery across
Prime and Amazon.
30 Hours to Shop - Prime Day will start at 6pm PT/9pm ET on
Monday, July 10, giving Prime members 30 hours to shop.
Explore Deals You’re Into - Find deals organized by more than
20 of the most-shopped-for themes. From pet lovers to gardeners and
techies to artists – find your deals even faster.
Voice Shopping - There will be even more Alexa-exclusive deals
for members with an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show, Amazon Tap,
compatible Fire TV or Fire tablet.
Watch A Deal - The Amazon App allows early deal watching
in every country. Preview, track, and shop deals while at home or
on-the-go with deal alerts on the Amazon App. Learn more at amazon.com/watched.
Amazon Global Store - Prime members in China and Mexico will be
able to shop both local deals as well as select deals from other
countries from the Amazon Global Store.
Amazon’s Big TV Deal - Prime Day will include amazing TV
deals, with a variety of great brands including the all new Element 4K
Ultra HD Smart LED TV - Amazon Fire TV Edition. Amazon is planning one
of its largest total volume TV deals in history with a record level of
inventory but once again, the TV deals will likely sell out.
Deals Start Now
Every day leading up to Prime Day on July 11 members will find all kinds
of exclusive promotions and deals. The following start today:
Amazon Music Unlimited - Prime members who haven’t yet tried
Amazon Music Unlimited can get the best deal in Amazon Music history –
four months of the full catalog on-demand service with access to tens
of millions of songs, for just $0.99.
Prime Video - Get $10 to shop on Amazon.com anytime on or
before Prime Day when you stream a video included in Prime for the
first time on your TV. Restrictions
apply. Stream award-winning and critically acclaimed Amazon
Original Series and Movies as well as thousands of other popular
titles included with your Prime membership.
Kindle Unlimited - Prime members can save up to 40% on a Kindle
Unlimited membership. Enjoy unlimited reading from over one million
titles on any device.
Audible - Enjoy the world’s largest library of audiobooks plus
original audio programming from Audible for 40% off your first 6
months (just $8.95/month for 6 months).
Everyday Essentials - Prime members can save up to 35% off with
onsite coupons on select food and household items in Prime Pantry.
The Grand Tour Season 2 Prime Day Sneak Peek
As a Prime Day exclusive, Amazon will reveal a brand new tease of The
Grand Tour for Prime members. The new footage, which is the first
look at any filming from the hugely anticipated second season, sees
Jeremy, Richard and James in Mozambique, Switzerland and the U.K. Prime
members will get this exclusive Prime Day sneak preview ahead of the
full The Grand Tour season 2 launch later this year.
Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs on Prime Day
Prime Day 2016 was another record-breaking success for small businesses
and entrepreneurs worldwide participating in the event. Small businesses
and entrepreneurs on Amazon offering deals to Prime members saw orders
nearly triple year-over-year on Prime Day – both worldwide and in the
U.S. And this year, there will be thousands of small businesses and
entrepreneurs participating, representing nearly 40 percent of all Prime
Day Lightning Deals. Feedback from small businesses and entrepreneurs
“Prime Day provides young brands like ours the opportunity to reach
new customers and gain greater exposure through deals and increased
traffic,” said Caron Proschan, Simply Gum. “We are really excited to
offer customers our best deals of the year and expect to see a huge
sales lift that will help us prepare for the upcoming holiday season.”
“Prime Day last year was tremendous. We did 20 times our normal daily
sales, it was simply amazing,” said Lawrence Bibi, Light Accents.
“Prime Day gives us a peak sales day in the middle of the summer.”
Everyday Made Better with Prime
Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Tens of
millions of members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime.
In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and
TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Audible
Channels for Prime, Prime Reading, Prime Photos, Twitch Prime; early
access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month
with Kindle First, and more. Plus, Prime members around the world can
enjoy exclusive deal shopping on Prime Day. Prime was built on the
foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping and members receive
unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 50 million items, Prime
FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than
5,000 cities and towns, and two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more
than 30 major cities. Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at amazon.com/primeday.
Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than
competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational
excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping,
personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle
Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo, and Alexa
are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon. For more
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