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Analysts estimate single digit growth for all retailers during Prime Day sales

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Amazon’s annual sales event Prime Day delivered more than $12 billion in sales, according to third-party estimates. The retailer hosted the popular shopping event in the U.S. and in more than 15 other countries worldwide on July 13-15. This was the first Prime Day event under the new CEO Andy Jassy, who took over Jeff Bezos last year after the Amazon founder stepped down.
The company was bullish on its Prime Day results and said it was the “best ever” mentioning that consumers across the world $1.7 billion. Amazon claimed that it sold more than 300 million items during these sales, but didn’t disclose any revenue figures.
It also noted that it sold “more devices than any other Prime Day,” but refused to put any number to it. The firm said shoppers bought goods worth more than $3 billion on over 100 million items from small business …

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