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Global supply chain issues threaten to derail this year's Prime Day discounts, but Amazon says there are more deals than last year

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Amazon sellers say increased costs of shipping and inventory make it more difficult to offer deals.
The company says Prime Day 2021 will have more deals than last year.
Amazon Prime Day takes place on June 21 and 22 this year.
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Amazon's annual Prime Day sale is back, but sellers say this year's deals will not be as impressive. Prime Day spans two days, with deals from major brands like Apple and Nintendo across different sections of Amazon's massive online storefront. Merchants who sell products through Amazon's platform say...
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Amazon sellers say the supply-chain crisis might limit their Prime Day stock. One said he still had $60,000 of products stuck on the Ever Given container ship

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon Prime employee Alicia Jackson hunts for items at the company's urban fulfillment facility that have been ordered by customers, in New York.
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Amazon Prime Day kicked off on Monday, but some sellers say they are going in with stock shortages.
One seller told CNBC he still had goods on the Ever Given ship, and would "severely limit" his Prime Day 2021 involvement.
Experts say small traders could lose out because larger ones could afford to stock up in advance.
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