Like so many issues this 12 months, the worldwide pandemic has thrown Amazon Prime Day 2020 into query. With non-essential retailers closed on the high-street, demand for deliveries on-line rocketed. This meant larger workload for warehouse and supply employees whereas some big-name retailers like TK Maxx shut up each their high-street and on-line shops utterly.
Since shops within the UK have been capable of open once more (with social distancing measures in place), there was elevated hypothesis about when Amazon Prime Day 2020 will be capable to happen. This has been a lot debated since rumours earlier within the 12 months that Prime Day was cancelled.
Here’s every part you want to know in regards to the on-line purchasing occasion and whenever you would possibly be capable to get your fingers on these Amazon Prime Day offers.
What is Prime Day?
Prime Day is an internet sale out there for a restricted time interval, much like Black Friday or Cyber Monday. The distinction is that the Amazon Prime Day offers are solely out there to Amazon Prime members.
Only those that have an Amazon Prime account (together with throughout a free trial) will be capable to entry the offers on supply.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2020?
Historically, Amazon Prime Day has at all times been held in July, with final 12 months’s occasion happening from 15th to the 16th of the month.
Due to the numerous problems of the pandemic, together with stress on warehouses and households being extra cautious with money, Amazon Prime Day 2020 appeared set to be delayed indefinitely and doubtlessly even cancelled.
However, present rumours counsel that the occasion might be happening at a delayed time on a yet-to-be-confirmed date in September, that means patrons ought to be capable to entry Amazon Prime Day offers within the not too distant future.
Following leaked assembly notes, it initially appeared that the occasion can be postponed till August, but it surely now appears to have been pushed again once more as occasions across the pandemic have unfolded. It is predicted that Amazon will make an announcement within the coming weeks on precisely when Prime day might be.
We will replace as and once we know extra.
How many Prime Days have there been?
This 12 months can be the sixth Amazon Prime Day occasion, with the primary happening in 2015. It reportedly started as a advertising experiment to extend gross sales over summer season. Last 12 months, the occasion reportedly outsold the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday occasions, with members spending huge on cut-price Amazon Prime Day offers.