Amazon Prime Day Sale today

Amazon Prime Day Sale today”

Also of interest, the retailer appeared to have been closely considering how to best price its Alexa devices in advance of the Prime Day sale.

According to estimates by S&P Global and Morningstar, the number of United States households subscribed Amazon Prime could outnumber those subscribed to cable TV as early next year.

However, even at a 30 percent share, that put the Google Home ahead of other Echo devices including the original Echo and Amazon Tap. If past years are any indicator, the deals will encompass a wide, if not comical, variety of items.

"Don't be sucked in by the hype and buy things you don't need or can't afford just as it appears to be a decent discount".

Amazon Prime Day 2017 starts today!

Prime Day kicks off at 6 p.m. "There are going to be deals every five minutes or so".

Prime Day has also become a great day to buy appliances, but not on Amazon. Prime costs about $100 per year. If you have not subscribed to Prime membership, then you can get one for Rs. 499/year.

To take advantage of Prime Day discounts you must be Amazon Prime member. "Amazon has been stocking up on televisions".

Next up, there is a deal on the Moto G5 Plus, which is now available at a price of Rs 15,999 for the 4GB RAM+ 32GB storage version. If you're not already a Prime member, don't worry because it's not to late to snag a free 30-day trial using this link.

In the US, Macey's site had 41% more visits on Prime Day past year, and Walmart's was up over 20%. They're cutting prices to compete with Amazon, and shoppers can get 20 to 60 percent off.

Items selling out lightning-fast plagued Prime Day's inaugural event back in 2015.

Last year, eBay was swift to get in on the act, promoting bargain prices over several days.

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Shoppers will also be able to save up to 50 percent on select video games, consoles, and accessories, up to 40 percent on PC gaming laptops, desktops, and accessories, and 25 percent off select TCL smart TVs.

Freeman said that some of the best deals will be on Amazon gadgets and services including the company's range of Kindles, Fires and Alexa devices.

In addition to the USA, shoppers in 12 other countries - including the U.K., Mexico and China - can participate this year. Prime Day 2017 will finally wrap up just before midnight on Tuesday night, though you can expect plenty of third-party Amazon sellers to continue to offer special deals all week long.

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