Amazon called this year's Prime Day the "biggest shopping event" in its history as shoppers bought more than 100 million products during the 36-hour sale.
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And, the event was not only a hit for Amazon's featured sellers but also for the company's devices. For the first time, Amazon extended the sales event to be a day and a half this year.
One reason for the increased revenues might have been their expanded audience: Amazon noted that it was the first year Australia, Singapore, Netherlands and Luxembourg were able to participate in the sale.
Amazon has released new sales data after its 36-hour Prime Day savings event ended on Thursday.
The Australian SumOfUs spokesperson said: "Amazon exploits and underpays its warehouse workers and same-day delivery workers all over the world - but with your help, we have an opportunity to usurp the messaging on Prime Day to focus on the human cost to all these discounts".
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Thousands of products are being discounted for this year's Prime Day sale. "The outage is especially problematic as many of Amazon's Prime deals are promoted for a set window of time - something that could cause a great deal of frustration for potential customers". Once those issues were ironed out though, it's been smooth sailing with nothing standing between shoppers and the killer Prime Day deals they had been waiting for.
July 17 was the biggest sales day for smart home devices in Amazon's history.
"Prime Day offers us a unique opportunity to thank Prime members with our best deals", said Jeff Wilke, CEO Worldwide Consumer, Amazon.
Additionally, the firm said July 17 was the biggest sales day for smart home devices in the U.S. in its history.
Update 1:12 p.m. PT: the links to product categories and "all deals" on Amazon have been pulled down from the landing page.
But there's a catch - the sale is available only to Amazon Prime members.