There's no question that this year's Prime Day was Amazon's biggest. It's hard to make a direct comparison for sales, although Amazon said it judged Prime Day against 36-hour windows surrounding other big shopping days.
Prime Day is now over, but if you're itching for a deal, Newegg's competing FantasTECH sales event is still going on. Amazon Prime members are rewarded with access to exclusive deals on Prime Day, a 36 hour mid-summer sale.
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At Amazon India, smartphone sales increased five times compared with the sales on a typical day, while that of large appliances jumped nine times and fashion products rose two times, the company said in a statement. The company said it welcomed more new members than any previous day and for the first time, members in Australia, Singapore, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Members worldwide purchased more than 100 million products during Prime Day 2018.
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Online sales analysts at Sale Ninja track deals on popular consumer electronics, gadgets, home and outdoors gear throughout Amazon Prime Day.
The window at the Amazon bookstore in Walnut Creek, Calif. on the first day of its Prime Day sale on July 16, 2018. Net sentiment remained high on Prime Day overall, however, with a dip in the middle. Many brands decided it's smarter to offer steep discounts and pay Amazon for advertising to win sales on the site than to sit out an event estimated to generate $3.4 billion in spending.
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Past year saw countless online shoppers sign up for Prime membership to take advantage of the Prime Day sale, helping to increase the Prime membership base to over 100 million as of April 2018. Amazon's Prime Day starts and will be six hours longer than last year's and will launch new products.
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According to Feedvisor, an e-commerce software provider, Amazon was able to sell 54% more in the first four hours of Prime Day when compared to a year ago, Bloomberg reported. Different deals become available throughout the day and a half of Prime Day, but Prime membership holders should look out for a few in particular.