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Prime Day, normally held each year around July, is Amazon’s major shopping event, bringing us deals of nearly every kind across the Amazon platform.

Because Amazon is struggling to keep up with the orders it already has, officials have decided it best to push back Prime Day until September.

It’s no secret to anyone who has a window. Amazon’s trucks, UPS, FedEx, the Post Office, I’ve even seen rental trucks in my neighborhood delivering packages. People are ordering a LOT more online than we had been.

I’ll admit, I’ve been doing it too. Normally if I needed a new vacuum cleaner I’d just swing by Wal Mart after work. Now, because I’m working at home, I ordered one on Amazon and had it delivered.  We’re all doing it. I’ve been doing it a lot.

Joe Winner

Day 60: may have a problem with excessive online shopping.

So Prime Day will probably happen in September.  But at that point – is there really gonna be anything I need that’s still left to buy?

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 21: A man goes through deliveries on a cart on November 21, 2019 in New York City. As the internet increasingly becomes peoples preferred method for shopping, many cities and towns are witnessing an increase in trucks making deliveries. It is estimated that more than 1.5million packages are delivered to New York City every day, causing truck gridlock, pollution and increased danger to cyclists and pedestrians. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 21: A FedEx employee sorts boxes on the sidewalk on November 21, 2019 in New York City. As the internet increasingly becomes peoples preferred method for shopping, many cities and towns are witnessing an increase in trucks making deliveries. It is estimated that more than 1.5million packages are delivered to New York City every day, causing truck gridlock, pollution and increased danger to cyclists and pedestrians. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – NOVEMBER 21: A man moves boxes for delivery on November 21, 2019 in New York City. As the internet increasingly becomes peoples preferred method for shopping, many cities and towns are witnessing an increase in trucks making deliveries. It is estimated that more than 1.5million packages are delivered to New York City every day, causing truck gridlock, pollution and increased danger to cyclists and pedestrians. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

PLAINVIEW, NEW YORK – MARCH 18: An image of an Amazon delivery truck as photographed on March 18, 2020 in Plainview, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)