Target and eBay will challenge Amazon's Prime Day this year

Everything You Need to Know About Amazon Prime Day (The Black Friday of Summer)

Everything You Need to Know About Amazon Prime Day (The Black Friday of Summer)

On July 10, Amazon Music is set to host a Prime Day Concert which will be live-streamed exclusively to Prime members.

However, in a bid to attract as many customers as possible, Target said no membership will be required for those looking to take advantage of the Deal Days. It's Amazon's self-created holiday that doubles as a summer blowout sale with millions of discounted products.

Speaking of sites crashing, that's the entire theme of ebay's anti-Prime Day sale on July 15. Last year Black Friday sales totaled about $717 billion compared to Amazon's Prime's estimated $4 billion in sales.

Amazon announces this year's Prime Day will run for two whole days; WalletHub lists the most patriotic states based on voter turnout, military enlistment and veterans per capita.

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Prime Day deals will be a mystery until the big day, but Amazon usually releases a sneak peek in the days leading up to the event to preview a few deals.

Jeff Wilke, Amazon CEO Worldwide Consumer, said: "Our vision is that Prime Day should be the absolute best time to be a member-when you can enjoy shopping, savings, entertainment and some of the best deals Prime members have ever seen". Items that rarely go on sale will also be discounted.

That sale is part of a larger series of sales on eBay that starts July 1 and includes savings on cookware, camping gear and home appliances.

If there's one place that has you buying stuff that you don't even need, it's Target - and with, it actually may be a pretty close competition. The site promises to add even more deals to the mix if Amazon's site crashes again like it did a year ago. Prime shipping is fast, but picking something up in-store is faster. If the sale does force Amazon offline for a spell, that'll trigger a bunch of "too-good-to-be-true" deals on eBay. Let the games begin.

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