Amazon.com Inc.’s two-day Prime Day event is
happening now with more than 2 million deals on offer. The e-commerce
giant’s biggest shopping extravaganza of the year started June 21 at
3 a.m. EDT and runs for 48 hours, through June 22.
Prime Day 2021 will feature the largest number of deals ever offered
in the seven year history of the Prime Day Celebrations. New deals
are being launched throughout the full 48 hours of Prime Day.
The Prime members will get two days of epic savings including
featured lightning deals, which offer jaw-dropping prices on top-tier
brands, categories, and products. The offers are available in almost
all categories including fashion, home, beauty, electronics, and
The company is also offering deals in Whole Foods Market, Amazon
Music, Prime Video, Kindle Unlimited, and Amazon Explore.
Prime members get 50 percent off on all interactive live streamed
experiences from Amazon Explore this Prime Day.
Further, celebrated artists Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi are
starring in Amazon’s Prime Day Show, as part of the annual Prime Day
Prime members can also save in small business section, such as Amazon
Handmade, Amazon Launchpad, Fashion, Beauty and Wellness, Baby,
Kitchen, and Home Furniture, among others. Members can shop across
local Black-owned, woman-owned, military family-owned, and many more
Amazon said it will spend more than 100 million dollars for Prime Day and
throughout the rest of 2021 to support small businesses selling on
The Prime Day, which was launched in 2015, is now running in 20
countries. These include the U.S., the U.K., the United Arab
Emirates, Turkey, Spain, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Portugal,
Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France,
China, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, and Australia.
Anyone can join Prime or start a 30-day free trial at
amazon.com/primeday to participate in Prime Day. The company
currently has more than 200 million paid members around the world.
Among many other offers, Prime members get a $150 Amazon Gift Card
instantly upon approval for the Amazon Prime Rewards Visa Card for
the entire month of June.
Amazon has also launched its Back-to-School and Off-to-College
storefronts offering classroom essentials.
In the U.S., Prime members receive ultrafast grocery delivery and
pickup from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market in more than 5,000
cities and towns, free Same-Day Delivery in 47 major metropolitan
areas, and free One-Day Delivery coast to coast.
Prime members also receive free two-day delivery on prescriptions
from Amazon Pharmacy and prescription savings at more than 60,000
participating pharmacies in the U.S.(DPA)