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Amazon website runs into outages on Prime Day

Amazon website runs into outages on Prime Day

The heightened attention Prime Day delivers, in particular, has helped entrepreneurs create awareness around their brands and grow their businesses-and the past 36 hours did not disappoint.

Australia's inaugural Prime Day sale reportedly trumped Amazon forecasts, with sales exceeding Boxing Day on the first day. Almost every device Amazon makes is now available at a deep discount, and you'll find every single one of them below.

As far as specific statistics go, Amazon has shared some pretty interesting information.

BGR Deals content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and BGR may receive a commission on purchases made through our posts. "It wasn't all a walk in the (dog) park, we had a ruff start", the statement said, alluding to the photos of cute but contrite dogs that appeared on its mobile app saying there was a problem.

Prime Day deals are live and the experts at Sale Ninja are monitoring Amazon to find the best deals on a wide range of furniture from office chairs to beds for Prime Day 2018.

"Shoppers are looking for something more familiar", he added.

The latest Amazon Prime Day 2018 sales event is slated to end at midnight PT on Wednesday, July 16 for North American shoppers - that's 1 a.m. Mountain time, 2 a.m. Large and small retailers see a "sizable spike" in sales.

Amazon Prime members purchased more than 100 million products on Monday and Tuesday in the fourth annual Prime Day, setting another new record as the "biggest shopping event in Amazon history", the Seattle-based e-commerce giant announced this morning.

Glitches on Amazon's website started immediately as Prime Day began on Monday, as it was presumably crushed under the strain of a horde of shoppers. Prime members who spend $10 or more during a visit to Whole Foods and scan their Prime code or enter their phone number linked to their Prime account can get $10 off to use during Prime Day online.

Offer consumers discounts and deals, and promote the sales heavily, and poof, people will buy stuff!

Amazon also faced labor issues.

Headphones: Sennheiser, Bose, Sony and several other brands will offer headphones at a discount for Prime Day, according to Amazon. Deals were to be had on devices ranging from Amazon's own products to offerings from manufacturers like Samsung, Acer, and HP. Spending increased 89 per cent from a year earlier during the first 12 hours of the event, according to estimates from Feedvisor, which sells pricing software used by Amazon merchants.


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