As of 3 PM ET, the exact moment that Prime Day started, Amazon's home page stopped working properly for some.
While Amazon doesn't disclose sales figures for Prime Day, Deborah Weinswig, CEO of Coresight Research, had estimates it will generate $3.4 billion in sales worldwide, up from an estimated $2.4 billion a year ago. Various different problems were observed, including product pages refusing to load and instead showing dog-related error messages, and search pages repeatedly refreshing before any products could actually be shown. "The outage is especially problematic as many of Amazon's Prime deals are promoted for a set window of time - something that could cause a great deal of frustration for potential customers".
"Some customers are having difficulty shopping, and we're working quickly to resolve this issue", Amazon said in a statement Monday afternoon, noting that despite the glitches, many users were still able to shop successfully.
Monday will be the biggest opportunity yet for Amazon to lock more Whole Foods shoppers into Prime members.
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"Amazon is a massive behemoth - it will take more than a strike in Spain to rattle its cage", said Peter Horst, founder of marketing consulting firm CMO. Amazon says last year's Prime Day was its biggest sales day ever. Target also announced a one-day sale to rival Amazon on Tuesday for "everyone-no membership required". The online retail giant's 36-hour sale for Prime members begins today at noon. It also said Amazon had refused to enter negotiations over the issues. If you are an Amazon Prime member, you'll have a limited time to act if you want to secure some of these member-exclusive deals for yourself.
Putin did not answer a question on whether he has collected compromising personal material on Trump and his family. Mr Trump has also been able to frame his closeness to Mr Putin as an improvement on his predecessor Barack Obama.
Four-time victor Chris Froome remained over a minute behind Van Avermaet, a support rider for BMC leading hope Richie Porte. Dylan Groenewegen triumphed in a sprint finish for the second consecutive day at the Tour de France .
The Mexican government said in a statement that it will look at the US request with the goal of answering it in the next 10 days. The politically-sensitive data comes as sides have imposed 25% tariffs on 34-billion-dollars of the others' imports.
The government's push came after it had secured control of most of Daraa province in an offensive that began in June. The government is now in control of more than four-fifth of that province's territory, the monitor said.
The Fraser Valley community of Lytton claimed the title of Canadian hot spot on Sunday at 37.1 C and is forecast to reach 39 C. It says the warning is expected to be in place for the next two days, with cooler temperatures and rain expected by Wednesday.
In a weird innings, MS Dhoni , left, went on a go-slow with the required run rate climbing in the second ODI against England . Dhoni surpassed the 10,000 ODI runs milestone during the second one-day global match against England at Lords on Saturday.
Hermitage Capital CEO Bill Browder reacts to Russian President Vladimir Putin's attacks against him and his business associates. Angry criticism of his disavowal of his own intelligence agencies came even from within Trump's Republican Party.
Mesut Ozil will travel with Arsenal for their pre-season tour of Singapore, head coach Unai Emery has announced. We will only sign another player if there is an opportunity to bring in that one player, or two players.
Meghan Markle has reportedly broken royal protocol during her first official overseas trip since marrying Prince Harry in May. When a little boy posed for some photographs with Meghan he played with her hair and the Duchess lit up.
Analysts were expecting 6.3 million - 1.2 million in the United States and 5.1 million internationally, according to Bloomberg. In its earnings, Netflix reported that it spent $559 million in cash during the second quarter.
Tottenham goalkeeper Lloris featured for France in the World Cup final against Croatia on Sunday afternoon. The 2018 FIFA World Cup came to a thrilling conclusion with one of the highest-scoring finals of all time.
Meghan's Dad Says He's Been Cut Off — Thomas Markle Interview
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Origin of ‘ghost particle’ traced to distant black hole
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KC officers shot - police in standoff with suspect
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Manchester United agree deal to sell Daley Blind to Ajax
Defender Daley Blind is leaving Manchester United and returning to his boyhood club Ajax in a transfer of historic proportions. The transfer fee is 16 million euros (18.7 million US dollars), which can increase to 20.5 million euros, including bonuses.
Woman has major leg trauma after lava hits boat in Hawaii
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