Prime Day caused Amazon's website to crash in a few minutes

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Prime Members can get a sneak peek at upcoming deals by visiting the Prime Day landing page.

The best upright vacuum deals The best handheld vacuum deals Save on top-rated and best-selling vacuum cleaners like the eufy RoboVac11 during Prime Day. This suggests rich deal pickings to come, as we all lick the spoon of savings, from the mixing bowl of retail.

Coming to smartphones, Prime members will get up to 6,000 off on Honor smartphones along with extra 2,000 off on exchange and no-cost EMI starting from Rs 1,111 per month.

Shoppers clicking on many Prime Day links Monday got only an abashed-looking dog with the words, "Uh-oh".

Amazon workers in Germany, Poland and Spain announced that they would strike in the middle of Prime Day, as a protest to point out they are underpaid, overworked and that Amazon has repeatedly fought efforts for collective bargaining by its staff.

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That's what plenty of Amazon customers saw at the onset of Prime Day 2018 when Amazon's website appeared to go down for many users.

It's not like Amazon didn't have an idea that Prime Day would be popular.

Trouble on the site spiked just as the event began at 3pm Eastern US time, but declined significantly within a couple of hours, according to Downdetector.com, which monitors web trouble.

The eBay deals page, meanwhile, contains a lot more products, across a variety of categories, complete with prices and full information. Your favorite place to shop is likely offering you something special too, because retailers don't want to be left out.

Amazon says the response to the first Prime Day in Australia has been bigger than expected. This can give the rival a key advantage when holiday shopping season rolls around, and brand loyalty is critical since Amazon now captures almost 50 percent of all online spending in the USA, according to Emarketer Inc. There's 30 percent off select baby gear, plus $5 savings on books, when you spend $20. You can find deals on TVs, computers, earphones and so much more at these retailers. We really recommend Amazon's two home lines, Rivet and Stone & Beam, which are both super affordable.

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