Massive sales reported on Amazon Prime Day 2021

The online shopping day racked up over $5 billion in sales, according to Adobe Analytics, making it the biggest online shopping day of the year so far.
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Whatever it takes, Eva, thank Massive sales numbers coming in, many hoping it's a sign of the economy bouncing back. Rebecca Jarvis is back with that for us as well. Good morning again, Rebecca. Reporter: Hi, robin. Nice to see you again. The lesson here is if you have a sale, Americans will come and they will come especially if they don't have to get off their couch to do it. Amazon prime day started in 2015 as a way to boost sleepy summer sales, adobe analytics believes Amazon did at least $5.6 billion in sales on the first day of prime day, $5.6 billion on Monday. And the biggest items that were sold overall throughout the course of the sales shopping holiday were $30 and under, some of the most popular items include Amazon's devices like the fire stick, an electric dental flosser, always popular instant pot and irobot roomba. I don't know if T.J. Got his but a lot of Americans got one. I was giving him the side-eye about that one. What about other retailers? Reporter: Everybody did well overall over the sales holiday. E-marketer is forecasting $12 billion in sales over the course of the last handful of day, a staggering number. 12 billion. That is. As always, many thanks. We got to chip in for a Christmas gift. I know. I feel bad. That's months away. I said early. Sorry, I missed that part. Christmas in July. You never heard of it? Whipping child this morning. Coming up, "American idol"

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