I am a huge fan of shopping at Amazon and I am most definitely not alone. Amazon opened its doors as an online retailer during the early days of the Internet. Long before everyone had credit cards and debit cards, the website gave shoppers the option of placing an online order and mailing in payment in the form of check or money order. Part of its success relies on the fact that Amazon constantly updates its page and changes its strategy to lure in new shoppers. From its streaming video features to its Kindle tablets, the company works hard to stay ahead of its competition. Thanks to its introduction of early holiday sales, the company once again came out on top.
Black Friday Starts Early
Black Friday, which is the day after Thanksgiving in the United States, is the biggest retail shopping day of the year. People spend millions of dollars and wait hours in line to get deals on everything from toys and clothing to books and electronics. Amazon watched its Black Friday sales rise over the last few years, which led to the company announcing that it would start its new shopping season long before any other company did. Instead of waiting until Thanksgiving, Amazon launched its Black Friday sales the day after Halloween. [Read more…]