E-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart have broken their previous sales records at the festival sale.
In the festive season, all e-commerce companies are offering special discounts to consumers. Amazon India has also broken the 7-year record of sales within the first 48 hours of the Great Indian Festival Sale. At the same time, more than 10,000 sellers have become millionaires in Flipkart's billion days sale.
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October 18, 2020, 7:51 PM IST
91% of the new customers are from small towns and towns.
Amazon India Vice President Manish Tiwari said that this was the biggest sale within 48 hours of Amazon's 7-year history. During this period, about 1.1 lakh sellers have received orders. Of these, 66 per cent of orders came from small cities. Please tell that there are 6.5 lakh sellers on Amazon's platform. During the sale, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of new customers on Amazon. 91 percent of these new customers are from small cities and towns. About 66 per cent of the new prime members are from small cities.
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On Amazon's platform, something similar has been seen, as was seen on Flipkart. Walmart-owned Flipkart's Billion Days Sale has started on October 16. Flipkart said that 50 per cent of the new customers shopping on its platform on the first day were from Tier-3 cities. In the 3 days of SAIL so far, more than 70 sellers have become millionaires and about 10,000 sellers become millionaires. Similarly, on 16 October 2020, 30 percent of orders were received from new customers on the first day of Snapdeal's sale. Of these, 90 percent of the orders came from Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities. However, no company has given the number of orders received so far.