Amazon has announced that over the two days of Prime Day, on July 15 and 16, Prime members purchased more than 175 million item and sales surpassed the previous Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
Prime members worldwide saved more than one billion dollars throughout Prime Day and millions of items shipped in one day or faster using Prime Free One-Day, Prime Free Same-Day, or Prime Now worldwide – making it the fastest Prime Day ever.
Members in 18 countries shopped – double the number since the first Prime Day five years ago.
“We want to thank Prime members all around the world,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO. “Members purchased millions of Alexa-enabled devices, received tens of millions of dollars in savings by shopping from Whole Foods Market and bought more than $2 billion of products from independent small and medium-sized businesses. Huge thank you to Amazonians everywhere who made this day possible for customers.”