Amazon.com Inc. said Tuesday that this year’s Prime Day event will take place July 15 and 16, stretching over 48 hours for the first time. The company said the two-day event will start midnight Pacific Time on July 15, offering customers deals on more than one million items around the world. From today, prime members can start shopping Prime Day launches of new items and special edition products only available to them. Shares were slightly lower in premarket trade, but have gained 27.4% in 2019, while the S&P 500 has gained 17.5%. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information on this news.
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