This past Prime Day was the most successful one yet for Amazon – keeping in mind the 'tradition' is still young. The hype surrounding it also gave a boost to its main competitors in e-commerce, however.
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On July 15th, Amazon will be launching its Prime Day promotion. On the very same day, eBay organises a 'Crash Sale'. The site promises extra discounts in case the Amazon servers fail again.
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Online customers who are drunk spend 440 dollars every year on purchases they don't remember the day after. In the US alone, the industry makes an annual 48 billion dollars from that, most of it for Amazon.
American internet platform eBay has sued Amazon because the latter has allegedly tried to lure away professional sellers in an underhand way. Earlier this month, the former auction site had declared its competitor in default.
According to eBay and Myer, they have created a world's first: consumers can visit a web shop completely hands-free thanks to a virtual reality application. Is it a gimmick or the future of shopping?
eBay sellers can now order packaging from the auction site's new packaging store, which contains boxes, envelopes and tape - obviously all with the eBay logo.