Amazon Says This Year’s Prime Day Surpassed Black Friday And Cyber Monday Combined

by MR Magazine Staff

Amazon said it sold more than 175 million items during this year’s Prime Day shopping event, more than its sales for the past Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. The online retailer, which didn’t disclose an actual sales figure in the press release, called the two-day sale across 18 countries the “largest shopping event in Amazon history.” Last year’s Prime Day only ran for 36 hours. It also said that on Monday and Tuesday it sold more Amazon devices — like the Echo Dot, the Fire TV Stick and Alexa Voice Remote — over a two-day period than it ever has before. Read more at CNBC.