Which says a lot, considering it’s one of the most anticipated shopping events of the year.
Prime Day, which is typically scheduled for July, typically includes discounts on over a million items, including intermittent “Lightning Deals,” for Prime members.
This year, the online retail giant is expected to launch its annual two-day shopping event in June. Here’s how to make the most of the upcoming sale.
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“I always expect there to be a lot of stuff on an item that everyone is buying,” Julie Ramhold, consumer analyst at DealNews.com, said of the two shopping event. days.
In the past, some of the more popular items have included the Instant Pot, the Echo Dot, and of course the Amazon coat.
Last year, amid the coronavirus outbreak, many deals were aimed at staying. “This year we’ve gone the other way,” Ramhold said.
Expect deep discounts on entertainment and travel related items like backyard games, TVs, headphones, exercise equipment, and Amazon devices like Kindle, Fire Diffuser TV or the Ring Video Doorbell.
You can sign up for a monthly subscription for around $ 13 or pay $ 119 for the year. For deal hunters, note that membership also includes free music, movies, and eBooks, as well as discounts on groceries at Whole Foods.
Then download the Amazon app, scroll through upcoming deals, and mark the items that interest you as “must watch,” Ramhold advised. You will receive a notification when the price drops.
When an offer is in progress, immediately add the item to your cart. Some Lightning Deals can sell out quickly, Ramhold said. Once it’s in your cart, you will have 15 minutes to decide whether or not to complete the purchase.
To get even more out of your savings, consider using a rewards or cash back credit card.
As vaccination rates rise and restrictions ease, plans for a post-pandemic binge – or so-called revenge buying – are already underway, according to a recent spending survey by LendingTree.
Almost half of all consumers said they were so eager to shop that they were at least quite likely to go into debt this summer, the survey of more than 2,100 Americans was found.
“The economy and consumer spending have proven to be much more resilient than many feared a year ago,” Kleinhenz said.
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