Amazon announces Prime Day 2018 with more than 1M deals worldwide

Posted at 5:34 AM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-03 08:00:32-04

Amazon's shopping event Prime Day will start on July 16 at 3 p.m and will run through July 17.

Amazon customers worldwide can shop deals across TVs, smart home, kitchen, grocery, toys, fashion, furniture, appliances and back-to-school supplies.

“Prime members will enjoy a day (and a half) of our best deals, with 36 hours to shop more than one million deals worldwide,” said Jeff Wilke, Amazon CEO Worldwide Consumer.

U.S. Prime members will also be able to celebrate Prime Day at their local Whole Foods Market with an additional 10 percent off sale items throughout stores.

Every day leading up to Prime Day, members can participate in exclusive offers and deals. The following start today:

  • Echo Show: Save $100 on Echo Show; make video calls or watch video flash briefings, movies and TV shows, see music lyrics, smart home cameras, photos, weather forecasts, and more. 
  • Amazon Brands – Find the lowest prices on products from collections available exclusively on Amazon, including up to 25 percent off furniture and décor from Rivet and Stone & Beam, up to 20 percent off AmazonBasics items, and 30 percent off everyday essentials from Presto!, Mama Bear and Solimo, among others.
  • Prime Video, DVDs and Blu-Ray – Save up to 50 percent on movies and TV shows on digital, DVD and Blu-Ray.
  • Amazon Music – Prime members who haven’t yet tried Amazon Music Unlimited can get four months of the premium, on-demand service with access to tens of millions of songs and hands-free listening, for just $0.99.
  • Twitch Prime – Members can enjoy hundreds of hours of free gameplay as Twitch Prime gives away a free PC game every day through July 18, including titles like Pillars of Eternity and Brutal Legend. Members will also receive exclusive in-game loot for Warframe and PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS.
  • Kindle Unlimited and eBooks – Prime members who haven't yet tried Kindle Unlimited will have access to three months of unlimited reading for just $0.99. 
  • Audible – Eligible Prime members can get their first three months at more than 65% off for $4.95 a month.