Amazon site crashes: Not ready for Prime time?

Amazon site crashes: Not ready for Prime time?

Prime Day was introduced in 2015 in the USA as a one-day only sales event claiming more deals than Black Friday to celebrate Amazon's 20th anniversary. According to Amazon, almost 6,000 dogs come to work with their owners at the Seattle headquarters, and "At Amazon, bring-your-dog-to-work day is every day", the blog post says.

But Amazon said its workers were paid fairly, with permanent staff earning €12.22 (£10.81) an hour or more after two years.

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This week's labor protests underscore a growing challenge for Amazon: It is facing increased scrutiny over its hiring and labor practices at a time when it is looking to add thousands of new warehouse workers and growing at breakneck speed.

Amazon unveiled the Prime Day 2018 TV deals as part of the highly anticipated Prime Day 2018 deals list.

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Given the worker discontent, the emergence of a new version of the Bloomberg Billionaires Index that named Jeff Bezos as the richest man in modern history was unfortunate. Until now, though, most of their efforts have been centered around the critical holiday season.

"We train all year for events like this", Lindsay said.

But, as is so often in retail, what's bad for other retailers is good for Amazon. While trying to search through the more than one million deals, according to the company, the website stalled, causing consumers to complain on Twitter. And at its more than a dozen Amazon Books stores, discounts will expand beyond devices. Wannabe buyers grew increasingly frustrated by the delay to their conspicuous consumption, with the outage issues worst in Amazon's home base of the US.

Germany is Amazon's second largest national market after the United States. Shoppers were expected to spend US$3.4 billion on the site during the event, up more than 40 percent from a year earlier, according to Coresight Research.

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