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12 bizarre items you can buy on Amazon

Amazon is full of bizarre products you never imagined would be sold online. In honour of Amazon Prime Day, the retailer’s annual mega-event, here are the dozen weirdest items we found on its virtual shelves. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Amazon‘s newly-extended Prime Day event yields 48-hours of […]
12 bizarre items you can buy on Amazon
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More than 250 retailers are expected to offer competing discounts on Amazon Prime Day — and some are using not-so-subtle phrases like ‘prime time’ to promote their sales

More than 250 retailers are expected to roll out sales of their own to directly compete with Amazon Prime Day, and many are using phrases like “prime time” in their marketing of those deals. According to analysts, Amazon Prime Day has become a “true national retail holiday that other retailers […]
More than 250 retailers are expected to offer competing discounts on Amazon Prime Day — and some are using not-so-subtle phrases like ‘prime time’ to promote their sales
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Amazon slides as tech issues weigh on Prime Day

Amazon kicked off its annual Prime Day on Monday, which marks the company’s two-day shopping event filled with thousands of deals on everything from electronics to clothes. Shares of the internet retailer were down slightly at mid-day on Monday. Amazon said more than 100 million products were purchased on Prime […]
Amazon slides as tech issues weigh on Prime Day
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People are calling for boycotts of Amazon on Prime Day — but you might be supporting the company money without even realising. Here’s the list of companies you might not realise that Amazon owns

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is kicking off today, along with a strike in the company’s warehouse in Shakopee, Minnesota. To show solidarity with the striking workers, some online activists are calling for shoppers to boycott the 48-hour sale. But Amazon’s stable of high-profile acquisitions makes it trickier to avoid the […]
People are calling for boycotts of Amazon on Prime Day — but you might be supporting the company money without even realising. Here’s the list of companies you might not realise that Amazon owns
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These were the top-selling items from Amazon Prime Day around the world

Amazon just wrapped up its annual Prime Day, and according to the company, it was the biggest shopping event in its history. More than 100 million products were purchased around the globe. The top two best-selling products around the world were the Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote and […]
These were the top-selling items from Amazon Prime Day around the world
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Amazon Prime Day could hurt department stores and discounters

AmazonPrime Day is expected to be bigger this year than ever before. This will likely come at the expense of its brick-and-mortar competitors. According to data from Foursquare, department stores and dollar stores saw the biggest declines in foot traffic during the week of Prime Day in 2017. As the […]
Amazon Prime Day could hurt department stores and discounters
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Amazon says its Prime Day in Australia is bigger than Boxing Day

Amazon says the response to the first Prime Day in Australia has been bigger than expected. Prime Day was introduced in 2015 in the US as a one-day only sales event claiming more deals than Black Friday to celebrate Amazon’s 20th anniversary. Now with Amazon launching its flagship membership program, […]
Amazon says its Prime Day in Australia is bigger than Boxing Day
Markets

Amazon just hit an all-time high as Prime Day kicks off

Amazon hit an all-time high of $US1,830.99 on Monday morning. Prime Day, which kicks off Monday afternoon, could bring in $US3.6 billion in sales, one analyst estimates. Follow Amazon’s stock price in real-time here. Shares of Amazon reached a new record of $US1,830.99 on Monday morning, hours before the e-commerce […]
Amazon just hit an all-time high as Prime Day kicks off
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Amazon’s made-up holiday is forcing other retailers to offer crazy sales

AmazonPrime Day is putting pressure on major retailers such as Target,Macy’s,Walmart, and J.C. Penney to offer massive Black Friday-style sales in July. Some of these retailers are offering as much as 30% off certain products and departments. Others, such as Home Depot, Staples,Best Buy, and Bed Bath & Beyond, have […]
Amazon’s made-up holiday is forcing other retailers to offer crazy sales
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Everything you need to know about Australia’s first Amazon Prime Day

Australia’s first Amazon Prime Day starts Monday at midday. Deals will be hosted on this page over the 36-hour sale. Big discounts are expected on FireTV, Echo and an Kindle devices. Australians will for the first time experience Amazon Prime Day as a local shopper. The crazy sale starts at […]
Everything you need to know about Australia’s first Amazon Prime Day
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Amazon is making it harder and harder to quit Prime

Amazon keeps adding more perks to its Prime membership. It announced in May that substantial discounts for Prime members would roll out in Whole Foods stores this summer. The total value of Prime benefits has been pegged at $US785 a year in value, according to JP Morgan analysts. Taking that […]
Amazon is making it harder and harder to quit Prime
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Amazon Prime Day is killing Black Friday

AmazonPrime Day is changing Americans’ holiday-shopping calendar. According to one analysis, the deals on Prime Day are better than on Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year. Macy’s,JCPenney,Lowe’s, and other retailers are taking part in the event by holding their own “Black Friday in July” sales. Amazon is […]
Amazon Prime Day is killing Black Friday