Amazon hasn’t disclosed sales figures from Prime Day, but last week, JP Morgan analysts estimated the holiday would net Amazon $1 billion in revenue, a 55% increase over last year’s Prime Day.
It just keeps growing and growing.
The Prime Collective (I might have to trademark that one) are starting to forego a web browser in favor of using an Amazon Echo to place their orders. #AmazonTechEcosystem
As a minimalist, I weep for society’s need to binge-buy the non-essential. However, I’m chuckling at a silent, and growing, wave of consumers fed up with the face-twitching experience of brick-and-mortar retail shopping. They’re not filling out comment cards or 1-800 “How are we doing?” feedback voicemail lines to tell retail businesses they’re dissatisfied. They’re spending their dollars online, leaving their cars in the driveway, and abandoning the mall.