Amazon India has quietly started offering a monthly subscription plan for Amazon Prime in the country, after initially launching the service with only the option of a yearly subscription. So our prediction for Amazon Prime Day in the U.S. this year is a midday start on the 16th EST, running all the way through until midnight on the 17th PST - that would mean Prime Day 2018 running for 39 hours in the US.
Last year's edition of Prime Day was the most successful in Amazon's history.
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Amazon Prime Day, the online retailer's big summer sale, will start on July 16, according to a banner that appeared briefly on the Amazon UK website.
Consumers can expect discounts on Prime membership in the days leading up to Prime Day.
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Prime Day features deals on a wide range of products that are exclusive to Prime members.
Last year, Prime Day began at 9pm Eastern / 6pm Pacific, and ended at midnight Pacific.
The website analyzed Amazon's deals on Black Friday and Prime Day and found that in 2016, 77% of Prime Day prices were better than comparable deals offered on Black Friday. While Amazon does discount these items throughout the year, Prime Day is when consumers see these products at their lowest prices of the year. You should also expect some tempting offers for some of Amazon's other services like Audible.
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Amazon Marketplace sellers are also expected to be active participants in this year's Prime Day.