Live blog: Prime Day 2018
“#PrimeDay has already been our biggest day ever. During peak hour, customers were purchasing one @TeaForte product every two seconds.” Jurgen Nebelung shares how selling on Amazon helped their business grow to 240 employees and open a store in #Boston. https://t.co/KUTsx1i4KG pic.twitter.com/wQUKSHfONY— Amazon News (@amazonnews) July 17, 2018
Early access, editor picks, exclusive prices. Get those from First Reads. Each month, Prime members get one free Kindle book selected by our editors. And Prime Day only, Prime members can download all six Kindle books for FREE.
We're just sitting next to this fire that's putting out all of this energy and I thought if I can just capture even a small fraction of the energy coming off this fire, I could use it to charge my speaker.David Toledo, Power Practical inventor
Amazon associates on India's first Prime Day
Amazon associates in Melbourne, Australia on Prime Day
Amazon associates in Melbourne, Australia on Prime Day 2018
Amazon associates in Rheinberg, Germany, on Prime Day 2018.
An Amazon associate at a pack station at PHX3 on Prime Day 2018.
Associates on Amazon India's first Prime Day
The cool part of this experience is that Amazon is recognizing the need for its sellers to share their stories, and giving us an opportunity to share them with people who can affect change and help us grow our business.Cash Riley Jr. - Earthwater
Rep. Mike Quigley (D - Illinois) meeting Amazon small business owner Kristin Rae.
Rise and shine, it’s #PrimeDayDC! Our group of @AmazonMarketPl sellers is ready to take the Hill today to talk about how Amazon empowers them to grow their businesses. Many of today’s #PrimeDay deals come from business owners like these folks. Who’s shopping today? 🙋🏼♀️ pic.twitter.com/joh7mbewJx— Amazon Policy (@amazon_policy) July 17, 2018
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Prime Day has started in Australia, Japan, China, Singapore, and India, and will be launching within the next 12 hours (or sooner) in the U.S., U.K., Spain, Mexico, India, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. Don't have Prime? Sign up for a free trial now.
Remember to start your Prime Day shopping at smile.amazon.com to support your favorite charity with AmazonSmile.
You’ll find the same Prime Day deals, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of eligible purchases to the selected charity of your choice. With more than one million charities supported and tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile that are eligible for donations, it's easy to select a charity and support them through AmazonSmile.
Sign up and add a bookmark for smile.amazon.com now, as an easy way to support your favorite charitable organization on Prime Day, and every time you shop Amazon.
The first of our unboxing events is live! Tune in to check it out and see Julia Michaels, Alessia Cara, Kelsea Ballerini, and headlining artist, Ariana Grande perform at our Unboxing Prime Day concert in New York.
In advance of Prime Day, giant Smile boxes are making their way across land and sea to major cities around the world. Each box will open to reveal unforgettable events as a special thank you to Prime members.
With our first Prime unbox event, we’re going BIG with a special Amazon Music concert in New York, featuring:
Check back here, to watch the New York performances on July 11 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. Then catch our other unboxing events, July 13th and 15th, happening in Milan, LA, Tokyo, and London. Catch updates and stream highlights, right here.
- How to pack a Prime plane
There’s a lot that goes into packing a Prime Air plane before it leaves the ground. See the well-choreographed display of planning, teamwork, and execution that make up the step-by-step process of packing the plane. Take a look behind the scenes of just one part of what happens when our customers make a purchase.
What were our Prime Day bestsellers in 2017?
Worldwide, the best seller in 2017 was the Echo Dot
Other top sellers included:
U.S.: 23andMe DNA tests
Canada: Instant Pot pressure cooker
Mexico: Nintendo Switch
Japan: Savas whey protein powder
U.K.: Kasa smart Wi-fi plug
China: Fisher-Price soothe and glow seahorse
Get a peek at how we invent and test new packaging to eliminate waste, how we work to ensure products arrive safely, and how we innovate to help end “wrap rage” for our customers.