Amazon kicks off Black Friday deals early

Amazon kicks off Black Friday deals early

(NBC) - November 1 marks the official start of the holiday season on Amazon.

According to the online service provider, the company will kick off Black Friday early with its "Countdown to Black Friday" deals week event.

Amazon customers will find more than 15,000 lightning deals on gift items including new early access deals for prime members.  Lightning deals are limited time promotions that start throughout the day, in which a limited number of discounts are offered on an item.

Amazon will also offer up two coveted deals of the day, every day, through Dec. 22.

to find deals beginning Nov. 1.

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