Amazon use horoscopes to target Prime members


Amazon have set their sights on astrology in a new push to target Prime members with personalised goods according to their star sign.

The marketplace is turning to transcendence with a new launch of horoscopes reading exclusively for Prime subscribers, which cost £79 a year. Amazon aim to assign products for each start sign based on the monthly horoscope predictions. The marketplace are apparently using every weapon in their artillery to stay above and beyond customers’ expectations.

The service is available via Prime Insider, Amazon’s weekly newsletter for Prime subscribers which shares new launches, insights, deals and recommendations. The section aptly named ‘Prime Member Horoscope: March’ is run by astrology writer and visionary Anna Katz who invites members to “learn which benefits included with Prime are predicted to pair best with your Zodiac sign — and then go take advantage of them all!

The page-long section features a star sign reading for each zodiac, with personalised products recommendations added in the post for individuals’ alleged needs according to the monthly prediction. Amazon are clearly don’t shy away from explicitly using targeted marketing.

To put this into perspective, a zodiac forecast for Cancers, 22nd of June – 22nd of July, encourages

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