(CNN Español) – Amazon has announced that its annual online discount event will take place on June 21 and 22 in the United States, Mexico, Spain, and other countries.
Prime Day usually happens in the middle of summer, although it was held in October last year, a delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, this year Prime Day returns to its regular programs almost all over the world except in Canada and India, where they have decided to postpone the event due to the significant impact of covid-19 to focus on the “safety” of employees and around the support of our customers and sales partners,” read a press release.
Amazon will begin its 48-hour offering on June 21 at midnight PT (3:00 AM ET), an event that will run until midnight on June 22 for primary members in the US, UK, UAE, Turkey, Spain, Singapore, UK Saudi Arabia, Portugal, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, and Australia.
Amazon held its first Prime Day in July 2015 to celebrate the company’s 20th anniversary, but the company has prolonged its presence, officially extending it to two days and offering deals weeks before the event.
According to the e-commerce giant, Prime Service members last year — a subscription that costs $119 per year — saved more than $1.4 billion on Prime Day. For their part, the sellers recorded record sales of more than 3.5 billion dollars worldwide.
Like last year, Amazon will support small businesses during Prime Day with an investment of over $100 million to promote that business. From June 7-20, the e-commerce company will offer a $10 credit when members spend $10 on products and brands from small businesses located in the United States and Spain.
This year, Amazon will offer more than two million deals in the categories of fashion, home, electronics and more; In addition to the benefits of Amazon entertainment services such as Prime Video, Amazon Music and Prime Gaming.
between the Trending Categories in 2020 This home, electronics, nutrition and wellness; Speaking of products specifically, the iRobot Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner was a hit in the US and Mexico, and Lloyd’s smart bulbs and Lysol multi-purpose sanitizer were some of the most popular items.
Amazon isn’t the only company that will be offering deep discounts in the US during these dates, since Walmart and Targeting They usually have their own events.