Amazon Prime Day tips that the Pro Primers know

Lloyd Doyle
July 17, 2018

Also, this year. You'll get $5 off one deal by using the Amazon mobile app camera feature-product search, barcode scanner, package X-Ray, and augmented reality.

Update 1:30pm: Amazon's Prime Deals page now seems to be working from the desktop web site home page, and the "Shop All Deals" button has disappeared in favor of links to various shopping categories.

Companies are encroaching on Amazon's terminology as well as its discount strategy: past year, almost half of the 100 largest retailers (excluding the Seattle-based e-commerce giant) had a limited-time sale or messaging that included the word "prime", the survey found. CNET's Dan Ackerman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what to expect from the big sale.

Amazon is offering early access to a variety of deals ahead of the official Prime Day start time.

Others also sell discounted gift cards, and credit card points can be converted into e-gift cards on short notice. Other than the annual subscription of Rs 999 a year, you can subscribe to Amazon Prime by paying just Rs 129 a month.

So here is how to get involved in the massive Amazon marketing ploy...


Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

Prime Day begins at 12 PM PT (3 PM ET / 12 PM BT) on July 16 and will last 36 hours, through July 17.

The countdown is on for the global shopping event known as Amazon Prime Day. Deal or dud? Track price historyMake sure you're getting a deal, not a dud, on Prime Day. Prime Day also usually helps boost the number of Prime memberships. So they are incentivizing the makers of Wi-Fi connected lights, locks, thermostats and cameras to drop their process this Prime Day.

Big box retailers like Walmart, Target and Best Buy will be hitching their wagon to Amazon's Prime Day star with deals of their own over the course of the next few days.

"If you're looking for expensive electronics like a TV, you're likely better off waiting until Black Friday or Cyber Monday if you can", according to Slate.

Talking about the exclusive announcements, the first day of Amazon Prime Day sale is expected to witness over 200 new products. All the aforementioned benefits can be availed by purchasing the Amazon Prime membership. Under the upcoming deals, members can click on the "Watch This Deal" button and Amazon will send a notification when the deal for that specific item goes live.

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