Wednesday July 13, 2016

Amazon Prime Day Orders Up 60% Over Last Year

Amazon's Prime Day sale, despite having issues early on, seems to have been a success this year. Reuters is reporting that orders were up sixty percent compared to last year. Anyone get anything good this year? Inc said customers placed 60 percent more orders worldwide on "Prime Day" shopping event on Tuesday, compared with a year earlier. The online retailer said it sold the most number of Amazon devices on a single day and Fire TV Stick was its best-selling device. Amazon's shares were up 0.7 percent at $753.71 in early trading on the Nasdaq on Wednesday.