Prime Day also helped the company expand its membership reach.
Amazon held its annual Prime Day earlier this week, and the company said the 36-hour event was the biggest shopping event in its history.
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Amazon issued statements Tuesday and Wednesday, saying Prime Day sales in the US grew faster than a year ago within the first 10 hours of the annual sales promotion.
Amazon's hyped up Prime Day shopping extravaganza started out with a whimper.
Globally, Prime members purchased over 100 million products during the sale, the company said on Wednesday.
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"We've seen a 55% lift in online sales YoY over the course of Prime Day for large retailers - massive growth that we attribute to shoppers making purchases online with a variety of retailers".
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The result came despite widespread site glitches Monday that frustrated Prime members trying to take advantage of deals during the manufactured shopping holiday.
Amazon didn't say how much people spent in all.
Still, Prime member spending has gradually increased, CIRP also said.
Though only available to U.S. consumers, Amazon offered savings at Whole Foods Market during Prime Day, with the best-selling item being organic strawberries. 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. Amazon's Prime Day bargains includes the Kindle Paperwhite E-reader priced at $79.99 rather than the regular price of $119.99.
The sale is only available to Amazon Prime members however, which costs £79 a year, and customers are advised to download the Amazon Prime app to make browsing the sale easier.
Amazon Prime Day was a massive success.
According to the release, sales even surpassed last year's Cyber Monday, Black Friday and Prime Day when comparing 36 hour periods. A gorgeous streaming device that brings your favorite streaming services to your big screen, the Cube is easily one of our favorite new A/V products on the market.