Amazon shopping in the middle of the year According to internal documents, Amazon Prime Day was reportedly postponed from Reuters to at least August.
The store bonanza has become an annual tradition, typically in July, with Amazon lowering prices for many goods for a day, although discounts continued for days after the July 15 start date during Amazon Prime Day 2019. While the offers only apply to Amazon Prime members, free trials give everyone access to the discounts.
Although the Reuters report did not specify a cause, the delay is most likely due to the outbreak of the corona virus that has driven people indoors and indoors, resulting in such an increase in online shopping that Amazon Prime deliveries can be delayed . An overwhelmed shipping infrastructure could have made it difficult to fulfill orders on Amazon Prime Day.
The other explanation is, of course, that Amazon itself delayed the vacation out of respect for the crisis. Massive unemployment would have reduced sales anyway, but the spread of coronavirus in the coming months would be a bad time to overdo buyers for a deal vacation.
In any event, the delay could potentially cost Amazon $ 1