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12 of the funniest tweets about Amazon's annual Prime Day

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Prime Day is a global shopping event exclusively for Amazon Prime members, who can take advantage of hundreds of thousands of deals sitewide.
This year's Prime Day began at 3 p.m. ET on Monday, July 16, and runs through Tuesday, July 17.
From riffing on President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to venting over website malfunctions, Twitter had plenty to say about 2018 Prime Day.
It's Amazon Prime Day, the one-day-only shopping extravaganza limited to Prime subscribers.
And while savvy shoppers are probably having the time of their lives, businesses are more...
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Amazon Prime memberships have more than doubled since its first members-only Prime Day discounts three years ago

Amazon Prime memberships have more than doubled since its first members-only Prime Day discounts three years ago

30 days ago   |   By Business Insider

On Monday, Amazon commenced its fourth annual Prime Day - the e-commerce giant's Black Friday equivalent that started in 2015 and caters exclusively to members of its discount club.
For 30 hours starting at 3:00 pm EST, Prime members will get discounts on more than a million products ranging from Echo speakers to athletic wear and home supplies. It's one of the more recent perks Amazon has added to the $119 per year membership plan, and - as this chart from Statista shows - it's a perk that's helped attract many more members.
When the Prime club launched in 2005, Amazon only offered...
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