Amazon Will Give You $10 to Use During Prime Day for Supporting Small Businesses
Amazon Prime Day is one of the year's biggest events for online shoppers looking for a deal. And it's not just massive companies like Sony and Samsung that will be participating in the sales—many small businesses will also have great deals on their products. Now, Amazon wants to give you $10 to use during Prime Day (June 21 and 22) if you shop at one of these small businesses beforehand.
To take advantage of this deal, all you have to do is be a Prime member and spend over $10 at small businesses from now through June 20. You’ll then get a confirmation email to claim your $10, which you can only spend during Prime Day.
Amazon's small business page features many unique brands offering products like dog water bottles, hiking journals, and countless other niche wares. You'll also learn the stories behind many of these owners, like Toyin Kolawole, founder of Iya Foods, whose childhood in Nigeria inspired her to create powders and seasonings to connect African and American food cultures. For those looking to shop more locally, a section breaks down the small businesses by region. Those who live in the Pacific Northwest, for example, can support local brands like Portland-based GrowlerWerks, which makes travel growlers that allow you to enjoy freshly poured craft beer on the go.
If you don’t already have Amazon Prime, you can start your membership for $13 a month. And make sure to check out all these small businesses to claim your $10 to use during the two-day Prime Day event.