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The Advantages Of Amazon Prime This Holiday Season

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Online retail juggernaut Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) may be hitting the jackpot this holiday season, as it whips up shopper frenzy with novel and unparalleled offerings.

With Amazon Prime, the company has found so much success it decided to have an Amazon Prime Day , beginning in 2015. The event, on July 12 this year, reaped much reward for the company.

What is Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is a membership program that allows members access to streaming video, music, e-books, free shipping and a variety of other Amazon-specific services and deals. All these come at an annual fee of $99 per year or $10.99 per month.

Amazon lets users trial its membership program at no cost for 30 days, providing early access to deals and free two-day shipping. The company mentions the following reasons, among others, as why customers choose Amazon Prime:

  • Members have access to free shipping on over 30 million items.
  • Free same-day delivery in eligible ZIP codes.
  • Through Prime Now, one can get one-hour delivery of products from local stores.
  • Prime Early Access given to members allows users 30-minute early access to Lightening Deals on Amazon.com.
  • Thousands of movies and TV shows are available to watch with Prime Video.
  • Millions of songs and thousands of playlists are available to stream.
  • Free kindle e-books and unlimited photo storage are also available. Through Kindle First, a Prime member can download one Kindle First title for free each month, a month before its official release date.
  • Furthermore, Prime allows users exclusive access to deals, Twitch , etc.

Image Credit: By Amazon.com [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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