Huge Amazon Sale Promises More Deals Than Black Friday

To celebrate its 20th birthday, Amazon is preparing a massive sale.


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Online retail giant Amazon will celebrate its 20th anniversary next week. To mark the occasion, the company has announced plans for a massive sale--bigger than Black Friday.

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For one day only on July 15, Amazon will introduce "Prime Day." The retailer is calling it a "global shopping event" that will offer "more deals than Black Friday."

As its name suggests, the sale will be exclusive to Amazon Prime members in the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Canada, and Austria.

Deals will start at midnight on July 15, with new offers coming online as frequently as every ten minutes. Amazon did not say what items will be discounted, but you can pretty safely assume video games will be on sale.

You can read more about Amazon's 20th anniversary plans, which includes a photo contest and more, here.

Amazon Prime cost $99/year. Some of the benefits include free two-day shipping, as well as access to the Amazon Instant Video Collection and the ad-free Amazon Music catalog.

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