Affected by the global health crisis caused by the covid-19 pandemic, Amazon has postponed the prime day promotion in 2020 for several months. Last week, CNET revealed that the new date will be announced soon. Now, we finally know the exact time of prime day – October 13 – 14! It is reported that Amazon usually holds prime day promotion in mid July, but the 2020 event will last 48 hours (Tuesday to Wednesday), instead of just 36 hours. < / P > < p > after the promotion of prime day is postponed from July to October, merchants and consumers may feel a bit uncomfortable because they are too close to the traditional promotional activities such as black Friday, online shopping Monday and holiday shopping season in the second half of the year. < / P > < p > in addition to the physical products of the sellers on the main promotion platform, Amazon usually offers substantial discounts on its own products and services during prime day. However, this year Amazon will try to focus more on small businesses, with a marketing budget of $100 million. To encourage consumers to support small businesses, e-commerce giants will also give $10 subsidies to customers who spend more than $10. “In this unprecedented year, we are committed to making this the prime day that focuses most on small businesses,” said Jeff Wilke, CEO of Amazon’s global consumer business unit. < / P > < p > for prime members around the world, they will find new ways to support local businesses and select everything they need and love. < / P > < p > the postponement of the prime day promotion to October also helps people plan ahead of time to buy holiday products so that they can spend more time with friends and relatives. Global Tech