While there are plenty of deals that have steep discounts on TVs and kitchen appliances, Prime Day also has its fair share of weird items.
As one of the world's largest stores, Amazon will be home to deals on electronics, toys, home decor, and everything in between.
Amazon's Prime Day starts tonight at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT which includes exclusive deals and promotions for Prime members.
Plus, other retailers have noted the success of Prime Day and created their own July sales to steal some of Amazon's bargain shoppers.
And some Amazon customers do plan on checking it. So be sure to check them out as there will be tons of other video game deals as well. This year, Amazon is ready, at least by USA Today's account, which notes that two floors of conference rooms at headquarters have been "outfitted as war rooms" to support the onslaught of shoppers, all of whom must have a Prime membership to get the deals. But in this case, Best Black Friday says the TV is actually $30 more than Black Friday a year ago. Amazon doesn't always make it easy, so snagging the deals requires a smart shopping strategy. You will have to provide your credit card information, but in the fine print Amazon tells you it won't charge your card until after your 30-day trial is up.
The annual event returns for its third year running with offers on thousands of its products over a 30-hour period, six hours longer than last year. It's essentially Black Friday on steroids, although only those who subscribe to Amazon Prime are eligible for the deals.
Deals are limited to Amazon Prime members but Amazon continues to offer limited free trials at www.amazon.com/primeday.
One of the most popular price tracking tools for Amazon shoppers, CamelCamelCamel will show you the price history for any product on Amazon.com. Offering deals on school supplies and clothes. "They know your past, they know what appeals to you, so they can tailor deals to you", said John. The Echo is going to be $50 off, which is a solid deal to take advantage of if you're looking to add Alexa to your household for some entertainment.
To quote Amazon: "Go to "Today's Deals, ' click 'Upcoming" to view all deals 24 hours before they are live, and then tap 'Watch this deal.' The app will alert you when that deal is starting". There will also be special deals throughout Prime day for users of those devices. Walmart noted that this year the retailer launched free, two-day shipping with no membership fee. That can benefit consumers, but it can also lead to people buying things they don't need.
Resist the urge to just click and buy.
Daniel Kline has no position in any stocks mentioned.