Hi, it’s Medora Lee here to give you the daily lowdown.
I hope you’re ready to shop because today is the kickoff for Amazon Prime Day! Wait, you say, didn’t that already happen over the summer? Yes, but in case you didn’t get enough Frito Lay variety packs or paper towels in July, here’s your chance to get more.
With retailers holding bloated inventories, shoppers are almost guaranteed great deals this year, with some analysts even predicting record discounts!
Possible wrench in holiday shopping plans
If you were planning to skip Black October shopping and wait to see if you could score deeper discounts later in the season, you might want to think again. It’s true you may get a better deal, but will packages get there on time?
The third largest railroad union rejected its deal with freight railroads Monday – renewing the possibility of a strike that could cripple the economy – and just in time for the holidays.
And though many ports are cleared, there are other kinks further along the supply chain that could make packages late.
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