Amazon Prime Day – 175 million online purchases to be delivered

July 18, 2019 Gavin van Marle

Now in its fifth year, Amazon’s Prime Day has become an online shopping orgy of epic proportions – and a delivery headache.
This year’s two-day discount frenzy, on 15 and 16 July, smashed records to amass a volume of orders for Amazon that was bigger than Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined.
Shoppers bought more than 175 million items.
In the US, more than 100,000 laptops, 200,000 TVs, some 400,000 pet products and ...

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