Prime Day 2018 Update: Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Worldwide Have Exceeded More Than $1 Billion in Sales
Prime Day sales in the U.S. continue to be bigger than ever – in fact, in the first 10 hours, Prime Day grew even faster, year-over-year, than the first 10 hours last year
For the first time, Prime members celebrated Prime Day at Whole Foods Market where they saved millions of dollars with extra Prime Day deals
Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Fire TV Edition has sold out, making it the best-selling TV deal in Amazon history, and more TV deals are coming.
A day into Prime Day, and Amazon is reporting record-breaking numbers. As Prime members continue to shop through today, since yesterday, many small and medium-sized business worldwide have exceeded more than $1 billion in sales on Amazon. Including many of our clients! So far, here is what Amazon is reporting is doing well:
Electronics are among the bestsellers this Prime Day
Best-sellers so far include Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, Instant Pot 6 Qt 7-in-1 Multi Use and Echo Dot. Other highlights include:
- Toshiba 50-inch 4K Ultra HD Fire TV Edition has sold out, making it the best-selling TV deal in Amazon history, and more TV deals are coming.
- Members are enjoying deep discounts on home security products like Amazon Cloud Cam, Ring and Blink—in fact, the Ring Video Doorbell Pro has already sold out, selling over 4 times as many as last year’s Prime Day deal.
Members save millions at Whole Foods Market
Prime members continue to adopt the new savings benefit at Whole Foods Market at one of the fastest rates we’ve seen. For the first time, Prime members celebrated Prime Day at Whole Foods Market where they saved millions of dollars with extra Prime Day deals. Members who spend $10 in store can get $10 to spend on Amazon for Prime Day when they shop at Whole Foods Market.
“The challenges some customers experienced shopping yesterday have been resolved – we love dogs at our Amazon offices, not on our store,” said Cem Sibay, Vice President of Prime. “With over 11 hours left to shop on Prime Day, there are tens of thousands of deals available.”