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Grumbling Aside, Amazon’s Prime Day Hits Milestone

When Amazon announced some of the deals that would be offered starting at midnight Wednesday — from $75 TVs to half-off cameras — Amazon Prime members set their alarms for the price savings.

And while many online shoppers, including those opting to check out Walmart’s competing promotion, encountered slow load times, Amazon posted peak order rates that surpassed last year’s Black Friday.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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