Amazon Prime Day 2018 Is A Boon For Small Businesses

Posted: Jul 9 2018, 4:52am CDT | by , in News | Amazon Prime Day

 
Amazon Prime Day 2018 is a Boon for Small Businesses
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Small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon have created more than an estimated 900,000 jobs in communities around the globe.

Amazon's Prime Day has proven to be a huge growth opportunity for many small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) selling on Amazon, announced Amazon on Monday, July 9. A week before the begin of Prime Day 2018. you can already shop these Prime Day 2018 deals now ahead of Prime Day online at amazon.com. More new deals on products of these brands are debuting on July 16 at 12pm PT / 3pm ET. Last year, on Prime Day 2017, thousands of SMBs on Amazon had more than $50,000 in sales, which allowed them to grow their businesses, create new jobs, and invest in their communities. These SMBs have created more than an estimated 900,000 jobs globally.

According to Amazon’s recently published Small Business Impact Report, more than 20,000 SMBs surpassed $1 million in sales on Amazon in 2017, thanks in part to Prime Day. The report also found that there are more than one million U.S.-based small and medium-sized businesses selling on Amazon, generating hundreds of thousands of jobs across the U.S. The full report is available here.

“Prime Day helps SMBs reach more than 100 million paid Prime members around the world, and provides an opportunity for the smallest of businesses to sell right alongside the biggest household brands,” said Nicholas Denissen, VP Marketplace Business, Amazon. “In fact, Prime members ordered more than 40 million items from small and medium-sized businesses during Prime Day 2017, generating record-breaking success for those entrepreneurs.”

"With our small population and large geographic size, it can be difficult for Alaskan businesses to reach customers. That's why services like Fulfillment by Amazon and Prime Day are so important to Alaska's small businesses, especially in rural communities," said Jon Bittner, Executive Director, Alaska Small Business Development Center. "Without these programs, local small businesses would have a hard time achieving the same amount of growth, which translates into job creation and fuels the Alaskan economy."

Get the first Prime Day 2018 deals now online as well at amazon.com in a countdown sale to Prime Day 2018 on July 17. The 36-hour sale kicks off on Monday, July 16 at 3pm ET. The free online inventory and deals tracking app the Tracker app will also again notify you when the most coveted Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals go on sale. I4U News is curating a list of the best Prime Day 2018 deals and helps you in partnership with The Tracker app to score these deals before they are sold out.

Besides the app, you will find real-time updated Prime Day 2018 shopping guides like in past years in our Prime Day 2018 deals coverage.

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