Prime Day Sales Topple Amazon Records, Despite Worker Strike

Look no further for the top tips on shopping Amazon Prime Day 2019 with ease

Look no further for the top tips on shopping Amazon Prime Day 2019 with ease

Amazon doesn't provide figures, but data from Adobe indicated that the company had a big Prime Day and even boosted e-commerce sales for rivals. According to Adobe Analytics, Prime Day 2019 marks only the third time ecommerce has pushed past the $2 billion, single-day-sales make outside of the holiday season.

Amazon's fifth annual Prime Day, which this year began Monday afternoon, was created to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for the company's membership program.

Amazon is pushing deals on all of their products, like the Fire TV stick, Kindle and Echo devices that use Alexa.

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Prime members, who had access to 1 million exclusive deals on Monday and Tuesday, bought more than 175 million items, and the sales event proved to be Amazon's biggest sales day for its own devices, according to a press release.

On Twitter, Massachusetts Senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren voiced her support for the workers as well.

The sun has set on Prime Day 2019, marking the end of a 48-hour shopping event akin to the Olympics for online shoppers. Amazon is offering to pay you to watch television.

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San Diego State University Marketing Professor Steven Osinski said the protests were unlikely to have an effect on sales, however.

It also said it signed up a record number of people for Prime, its $119-per-year membership program that gives users access to services like free one-day shipping and streaming TV and movies, on July 15, and nearly as many the next day.