Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Shopping Discussions > Blu-ray Bargains
Reload this Page >

Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Blu-ray Bargains Post and Discuss Blu-ray Related Bargains

Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Old 07-02-20, 05:21 PM
  #1  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Latest information is that it will be held sometime during the week of October 5th per CNBC. This is still not official.
It's probably is dependent on the virus situation in October and how Amazon is functioning then.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/07/02/amaz...ronavirus.html

Last edited by Classic Films; 07-02-20 at 07:16 PM.
The following users liked this post:
MooMooMooMoo (07-21-20)
Old 07-02-20, 06:16 PM
  #2  
DVD Talk Legend
 
cultshock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: True North Strong & Free
Posts: 14,182
Received 149 Likes on 106 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Less than two months before Black Friday? Why bother at this point. Oh well, Prime Days have been decidedly lackluster IMO anyway.

Old 07-02-20, 09:11 PM
  #3  
DVD Talk Godfather
 
Michael Corvin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 1999
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 59,657
Received 195 Likes on 144 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Did they offer anything last year that anyone actually wanted? I know I didn't buy anything both years they've tried it.
Old 07-02-20, 09:37 PM
  #4  
DVD Talk Legend
 
PhantomStranger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: The Phantom Zone
Posts: 23,386
Received 102 Likes on 92 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Outside of discounts on books or if you need some kind of Amazon hardware like a Kindle, Prime Day hasn't been all that hot lately. It's a marketing gimmick designed to generate media awareness for Prime.

Having already seen the retail devastation brought on by the extended shutdowns, fairly soon Amazon won't face any competition beyond Walmart.
Old 07-03-20, 09:19 AM
  #5  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 1,070
Received 62 Likes on 39 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
Did they offer anything last year that anyone actually wanted? I know I didn't buy anything both years they've tried it.
Gift Card with a discount has been my normal purchase. Usually they'll have a couple movies though usually it the same one's every year or similar/worse prices than they have during a normal sale.

Most I seemed to note the deals were mainly on Amazon branded merchandise -- kindle, echo, Alexa, etc.
Old 07-03-20, 09:40 AM
  #6  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Mike86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 20,387
Received 168 Likes on 138 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

It must suck being an Amazon warehouse worker. Between the normal crap and then being busier than normal with the pandemic. Plus having to worry about Prime Day, Black Friday, and Christmas in the span of a few months.
Old 07-03-20, 03:45 PM
  #7  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,406
Received 16 Likes on 13 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Originally Posted by Michael Corvin View Post
Did they offer anything last year that anyone actually wanted? I know I didn't buy anything both years they've tried it.
I got a good deal on a Kindle.That was about it.
Old 07-21-20, 09:01 AM
  #8  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Amazon Prime Day officially postponed in the US. No date has been announced. It is happening in India for 48 hours starting midnight on August 6 .

https://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/...ng/5477575002/
Old 07-31-20, 01:18 PM
  #9  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Latest information says it may be at the beginning of September. Still no date announced.

https://www.rollingstone.com/product...ffers-1033936/
Old 08-03-20, 08:05 AM
  #10  
DVD Talk Legend
 
E Unit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Behind Wolf in the Situation Room
Posts: 15,061
Received 146 Likes on 116 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Too close to BF, so I doubt there will be one this year.
Old 08-03-20, 09:34 AM
  #11  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

BF should look very different this year. It will likely be more online focused which kind of defeats the original purpose of BF which was to get people into stores and buy not only sale items but full priced impulse purchases.
Old 08-04-20, 04:02 PM
  #12  
DVD Talk Godfather
 
DVD Polizei's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Posts: 53,606
Received 132 Likes on 96 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Prime is getting expensive.

And Warehouse Deals are not deals anymore. I've been getting broken merchandise on a regular basis from them from their Warehouse Deals division. Otherwise, their shipping and products, when new, are fantastic. But their WD...is taking a big big risk.
Old 08-04-20, 04:18 PM
  #13  
kd5
DVD Talk Legend
 
kd5's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Ohio, USA
Posts: 10,166
Received 38 Likes on 29 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

There haven't been any Amazon Prime Day deals that have remotely interested me.

And Yes, Prime is getting expensive. They should offer tiered Prime deals, one for the people who want it all, and one for the people who are just interested in free shipping and don't care about all that other stuff (me).
Old 08-04-20, 07:43 PM
  #14  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,406
Received 16 Likes on 13 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

I'm getting concerned that their previous Excellent CS with returns is going downhill. I should know on 2 issues very soon.
Old 08-12-20, 10:57 PM
  #15  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Amazon has a page for Amazon Prime Day 2020. So far all it says is
Prime Day 2020
Prime Day is an annual deal event exclusively for Prime members, delivering two days of special savings on tons of items. Prime Day 2020 dates for the United States have not been announced yet.

Amazon Amazon

Last edited by Classic Films; 08-12-20 at 11:08 PM.
Old 08-13-20, 12:08 PM
  #16  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Josh-da-man's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: The Bible Belt
Posts: 33,491
Received 224 Likes on 170 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
And Warehouse Deals are not deals anymore. I've been getting broken merchandise on a regular basis from them from their Warehouse Deals division. Otherwise, their shipping and products, when new, are fantastic. But their WD...is taking a big big risk.
Aren't the Warehouse Deals just all of the shit that people have returned, most of which was probably broken or damaged to begin with?



Old 08-13-20, 03:15 PM
  #17  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Southern California
Posts: 3,021
Received 14 Likes on 13 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Aren't the Warehouse Deals just all of the shit that people have returned, most of which was probably broken or damaged to begin with?
yes. With the abominably huge 'Amazon inspected' and 'warehouse deals' stickers slapped everywhere. On one of my BD orders, the sticker was on the cover art (not the cover)
Old 08-13-20, 05:04 PM
  #18  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,406
Received 16 Likes on 13 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
Aren't the Warehouse Deals just all of the shit that people have returned, most of which was probably broken or damaged to begin with?
I got a great pair of B&W headphones at 1/2 off a couple years ago + the digital music B&W subscription. The box appeared unopened.
Old 09-17-20, 07:29 PM
  #19  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/14/cnn-u...020/index.html

Here’s what to expect on Amazon Prime Day 2020

Nothing that new to read here. Basically states what has been available in previous sales ( lots of Amazon Electronics) and that the sale will be 2 days, most likely in October as an early start to holiday shopping.
Old 09-23-20, 09:36 PM
  #20  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Posts: 3,235
Received 9 Likes on 8 Posts
Re: Amazon Prime Day 2020 in October

October 13th is apparently the day or first of 2 days.
https://www.cnet.com/news/amazons-pr...art-on-oct-13/

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.