In a normal year, right about now in the heart of July, we would be approaching Amazon Prime Day, that annual summer blockbuster sale the retail giant first rolled out in 2015 that has since morphed into a 48-hour marathon of deals, deals, deals -- many exclusively for Amazon Prime members. It’s one of many reasons you’re an Amazon Prime member.
But the pandemic is changing everything: Amazon has postponed Prime Day 2020, and the retailer has struggled to make good on the two-day, one-day and same-day delivery guarantees that are the heart of persuading shoppers to spend $119 for a yearly Prime membership. Some of us are considering pulling the plug on our Amazon Prime membership.
Longtime Prime members often forget: You can buy from Amazon without being a Prime member. You’re just not going to get the perks. We’ve considered 10 good reasons you might want to cancel your Amazon Prime membership. See if you agree.