WEB EXTRA: Amazon Prime Day offers a million deals to savvy shoppers

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (localmemphis.com) — The parade of deals is underway on the internet. If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you get a front row seat to more than a million deals over the next 2 days on everything from electronics to clothes.

If you live in Memphis, you might have had your eye on some specific items at a deeper savings to you.

First, you’ll only get near the Amazon Prime day sales if you pay $12.99 per month or $156 per year for membership and access to deals and free fast shipping on most items all year round. The membership also includes exclusive deals on a streaming movies, TV shows, and music all year round.

It’s like Christmas in July, which has worked out well for Amazon in the past 5 years with last year’s Prime Day sale bringing in about $3 billion in revenue.

Amazon is expecting to see that increased to $5 billion this year, and financial analyst expect this year’s Prime day sales to surpass Black Friday and Cyber Monday making it Amazon’s biggest sale in history.

You will spend far less than that on items like the Northwest Company NCAA “Steal” Duffel Bag University of Memphis tote bag at a bargain of $30.53 down from $50.

Need to hang a piece of Memphis on you wall the you’ll can snag the canvas wall art of the Memphis Skyline by Michael Tompsett for an additional 20% off. Be sure for the blue box that reads Prime Day Deal next to the item price.

Throughout the Amazon Prime page, banners encourage shoppers to discover more great Prime Day deals.

Be aware there is competition this year as eBay, Walmart, and Best Buy and others lower prices to get in on the mid-year blockbuster sale. No membership is needed to for those sales, and even though you’ll pay more for Amazon Prime, you’ll have access to discounts, although not as deep, throughout the year.

Want that “Elvis Presely, The Boy from Tupelo:The Complete 1953-1955 Recordings” at a 20% savings, you’ve got until 1:59 pm Central Standard Time to pick that deal and a million more.

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