small businesses

Amazon Prime Day Drives Record Sales For Small Businesses

After holding Prime Day in India in August, Amazon just wrapped the two-day event across 19 additional countries, delivering big sales for small businesses and big savings for Prime members in the U.S., U.K., U.A.E., Turkey, Spain, Singapore, Netherlands, Mexico, Luxembourg, Japan, Italy, Germany, France, China, Canada, Brazil, Belgium, Austria, and Australia.

Walmart Holds Virtual Open Call Event

More than 800 small businesses from across the country pitched their U.S.-manufactured products during 30-minute, one-on-one meetings with Walmart and Sam’s Club merchants as part of the company’s first-ever virtual Open Call event. Approximately 56% of these businesses self-report as diverse, and more than 175 received a “yes,” advancing them to the next stage in the process to land on store and club shelves.

Amazon Confirms Prime Day Dates, Details Deals

After media speculation swirled around the event last week, Amazon has confirmed that the 2020 version of its annual Prime Day event will be held on October 13 to 14 and detailed deals it has launched leading up to and for the initiative.