Amazon Prime Day to give Indian customers many firsts

A bigger Amazon Prime Day 2018 arrives July 16 with more deals, devices and longer hours

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What's more, Amazon will also kick off twice as many deals on its own hardware products as it did a year ago -just the ideal time to get that Amazon Echo, a Fire TV, a Fire tablet, or that Kindle you've been lusting after.

The usual cost is £7.99 per month (£9.99 per month for non-Prime members), so that's a saving of £28 (or £36).

U.S. e-commerce company Amazon's annual shopping event Prime Day will be available to Singaporeans for the first time ever. The 36-hour-long event will start on July 16.

He told The Business Times (BT) in an interview: "Singapore will enjoy a customised set of benefits, and curated set of deals across products ranging from toys and baby to home and kitchen to electronics". The new product launches around Prime Day will be from brands such as OnePlus, Nestlé NesPlus, Marks & Spencer, Bosch, HP, Acer, GAP, Asics and others. In addition to free two-day shipping on many items, and access to a huge library of streaming TV shows, movies and music, members can now also download one Kindle book per month and get unlimited secure photo storage.

The day is a huge event for the online retailer, and a year ago sales were reportedly 60 per cent higher than Black Friday and Cyber Monday. "We have added more selections in organic products, Japanese consumables and Korean beauty, just to name a few". This Spotify rival boasts 40 million songs to listen to anywhere and anytime via the app. Amazon hopes to keep Prime attractive for current and would-be subscribers after raising the annual membership fee by 20 percent to $119 and to $12.99 for the month-to-month option.

In London, Amazon will host an entertainment extravaganza on Sunday 15th July - the eve of Prime Day.

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Landing in fourth place was the basketball comedy Uncle Drew , which features NBA All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Shaquille O'Neal. The film has been a favorite with critics and viewers, earning a 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes and an A+ CinemaScore .

"We continue to be humbled by the response for Amazon and specifically the response to Prime", Ghani said. Its members also spend more on the site than non-members.

Every day leading up to Prime Day, members will discover all kinds of exclusive offers.

Amazon has announced its Prime Day starting at noon on July 16 going up to July 17, with India among 17 countries participating in the Seattle-based company's annual event for its loyal customers.

If it's just the movies you are after, you can pay £5.99 for a Prime Video Subscription (click see more plans). To-date, Amazon has about 100 million Amazon Prime members globally.

Audible - Eligible Prime members can get their first three months at more than 65% off for $4.95 a month.

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