Amazon Prime Day was one of the largest e-commerce sales days of the year. Even businesses who don’t sell on Amazon were able to cash in on what is typically a slow summer season and see an increase in sales. The dates for Prime Day 2018 are July 16-17, and we’re here to help you prepare for this year’s e-commerce sales extravaganza with an Amazon Prime Day prep checklist.
First, a few important stats about Amazon Prime Day:
- Amazon sellers saw a 60% increase in profits from Amazon Prime Day 2017
- Amazon saw a 47% increase in Prime members from the event (now 100 million!), meaning more people to take advantage of your Prime Day offers
- Amazon sellers saw a 92% increase in sales, and a 66% increase in orders, with some seeing their biggest sales days of the year
In the below Amazon Prime Day prep checklist, you’ll find tips for preparing your inventory, managing customer communication strategies, and how to make sure you’re prepared for quick shipping turnaround times.
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