Amazon’s Prime members are the site’s “super users.
The online giant sent out a slew of statistics about its devices, Prime membership and streaming services — but what do they mean?
The reach of the e-commerce giant's membership program is unknown, but there are signs that Prime's growth is slowing down.
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The retailer will deliver holiday orders in 8,000 cities as late as 11:59 p.m. on Christmas Eve, and non-Prime customers can opt for a free trial in a bid to grow Prime.
The company has started offering Prime Now delivery for its handmade goods, which allows for gift-buying as late as Christmas Eve and could be a boon to Handmade sellers.
The online behemoth said Cyber Monday was the single biggest shopping day in the company's history, surpassing its Prime Day event for the most products ordered worldwide.
It’s shaping up as a record Christmas for Amazon — and it has its Prime members to thank.
Cyber Monday was Amazon’s single biggest shopping day — even unseating the online giant’s Prime Day shopping event this summer.
Amazon sold the most products in one day on Amazon.com during Cyber Monday, more than Prime Day, the company said.