Amazon Prime Day has a date

Yolanda Curtis
September 25, 2020

Still, Amazon is not expected to hold Prime Day too late to affect holiday sales, as sales were much higher than usual during the pandemic and the trend is not expected to stop anytime soon. The initial reports dated early July claimed Amazon Prime Day will be scheduled for the week starting October 5, and that a definitive date will be announced later. "With economic uncertainty looming over consumers, the coveted deals of Prime Day will mark the new unofficial start to the holiday shopping season".

According to the report, Amazon has blacked out vacation dates for warehouse workers from October 13 through October 20 in an effort to keep shipments on track. According to RetailMeNot, in fact, more than 300 retailers a year ago offered their own promotions to counter Prime Day and take advantage of the shopping mindset Amazon's event encourages.


While Amazon has a Daily Deals page that offers discounts and sales to anyone shopping on the site, the best Prime Day deals are reserved exclusively for Amazon Prime members. The same email purportedly claims Amazon will confirm the date of the event on September 27, 2020. The organization doesn't unveil official sales tallies for the occasion, however, examiners assessed Prime Day 2019 got someplace around $6 billion.

When asked about the email, a spokesperson for Amazon told The Verge, "Stay tuned for more details on Prime Day".


We'll keep you updated on any important Prime Day announcements, so keep checking back for more info. From the Echos, to the Fire TV, to Fire tablets and everything in between. It remains the lowest annual total for Prime Day. "We're still expecting Prime Day to fall in the first week of October and barely a three weeks later the Amazon Early Black Friday Deals will kick off". There are a ton of other benefits to an Amazon Prime membership, which we've rounded up here. However, we might now finally know when the blockbuster shopping event will take place this year.


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