Amazon Great Indian Diwali Sale 1st October: Grab the best Deals and offers
Amazon India seems to be all set to take off with its Amazon India Diwali sale event which starts from the 1st of October. Amazon India has said that it has been readying for it for the past six months. As part of its preparations for the Great Indian Diwali sale, this e-commerce giant has set up ‘Seller Cafes’ in 24 cities and towns across the country. According to Amazon India, the Seller Café is basically the new on-ground seller support channel set up by Amazon India and will start its operations from 1st of October. In this context a spokesperson from Amazon India, speaking to techcircle.vccircle.com, said, “Sellers will be able to walk into these cafes, set up their Amazon seller accounts and receive basic guidance from trained resources for navigating their accounts and getting their queries resolved.”
In the upcoming Diwali sale, Amazon India will be selling around 80 million products. Its arch rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal, on the other hand, will be selling around 40 million products each. Speaking of sellers, fulfilment centres and pin codes for this upcoming Diwali sale, Amazon India will have 120,000 sellers, 24 fulfilment centres and will connect to 19,101 pin codes. In comparison, Flipkart will have 95,000 sellers, 18 fulfilment centres and will be serving 19,00 pin codes. Sanpdeal, on the other hand, will have 300000 sellers which are the highest among the three, 69 fulfilment centres and will be serving 28000 pin codes. In the case of fulfilment centres and pin codes, Snapdeal edges out its rivals Flipkart and Amazon.
Amazon spokesperson commenting about the expectations from the upcoming Great Indian Diwali sale said, “We anticipate an extraordinary season (this year). We have 200% more sellers, thrice the selection and we have 1.5X more fulfilment capacity. Amazon.in continues to be India’s largest store with over 80 million products, having added over 150,000 products a day since January this year.” This American e-commerce asserts that it has now 120,000 small and medium sellers from across the country selling on its platform.
The company spokesperson elaborating on Udaan which is the new offline selling centre, said, “In order to tap offline customers with no internet access, Amazon has also expanded the number of Udaan, or its offline centres, across 100 cities and towns in 14 states against only three states last Diwali. These will enable new customers in semi-urban and rural communities who lack access to the Internet to experience the joy of shopping for deals and offers on Amazon.in this festive season.” Looking at the preparations which Amazon India is going through, it seems that this e-commerce giant is gunning for the top spot as far as sales are concerned in the upcoming Diwali season.