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Amazon India to Provide 1200 Job Opportunities for its New 7 Warehouses

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Online marketing retailer, Amazon India announced that it had opened seven new warehouses in a process to boost up their sales for the high-priced products. The company has set up Fulfilment Centres to cater larger appliances like Refrigerators, Televisions and Furniture. And the move started by Amazon also creates 1200 Job opportunities.

Amazon India has invested $5 billion in the Indian market and along with these the company also set up 33 new delivery stations to meet the demand of ordering by the users. Currently, Amazon has 34 warehouses across ten states which are far higher than its rival Flipkart. Apart from this, two Fulfilment Centres are already established in Mumbai and Gurgaon.

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The Amazon India Vice President, Akhil Saxena said, “We have set up a dedicated infrastructure of nine FCS and 33 exclusive delivery stations that will secure faster and reliable delivery of large appliances and furniture to more than 150 cities. Between the nine dedicated FCs and 33 distribution locations, about 1200 new job opportunities will be created. These will be a mix of temporary and on-roll jobs.”

In order to boost up the sales in the respective category, Amazon India introduced exchange schemes and also the no-cost EMI service. The e-commerce giant also planned to increase its product collection and is also ties up with new brands.

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According to the reports, by implementing new seven warehouses, the online retailer will deliver larger products and furniture in more than 150 cities. It also offers 2-days delivery next-day delivery option in 20 cities. Over the past year, the gross sales of large appliances have increased to 200 percent. In addition to introducing warehouses, Amazon India is also offering installation services for the large appliances.

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Samsung Carnival on Amazon India: Deals on Smartphones, LED TVs and more

Samsung Carnival on Amazon India

Special discount on Samsung smartphones and LED TVs on Amazon India, this sale called Samsung Carnival which will last till 23rd February. Earlier, Moto announced the Moto Day Sale on the occasion of Moto’s third anniversary in India on 20th and 21st of February on Flipkart.

Besides the discount of upto Rs 1,000 on select smartphones, Amazon India is also providing exchange bonus on your old smartphones. The deals on Amazon are exclusive on Galaxy On5 Pro and On7 Pro and Galaxy On8 as well as LED TVs and other home appliances.

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Deals on Samsung smartphones

  • Samsung Galaxy On8: Rs 13,990 (Rs 2,000 off)
  • Samsung On7 Pro: Rs 9,490 (Rs 1,700 off)
  • Samsung On5 Pro: Rs 7,490 (Rs 1,700 off)

Deal on Samsung Tablets and Accessories

  • Samsung Tablets
  • Samsung microSD cards

Deals on Samsung LED TVs and Monitor

  • Samsung FH4003 32-inch HD Ready LED TV: Rs 18,390 +Free Amazon Pay Rs 500 gift cards (Rs 5,510 off)
  • Samsung UA24K4100ARLXL 24-inch HD Ready LED TV: Rs. 11,190 (Rs. 4,510 off)
  • Samsung LS22E360HS/XL 21.5-inch Full HD LED Monitor: Rs. 8,499 (Rs. 4501 off)

Samsung Galaxy On8:  This device actual price is Rs 14,990. Amazon India is offering the Rs 1,000 off and bringing its price down to Rs 13,990.

Samsung Galaxy On7 Pro: the actual price of Galaxy On7 Pro is Rs 9,990, but with Rs 500 off, the device is available for Rs 9,490.  By exchanging your old smartphone you can get this phone at Rs 7,350.

Samsung Galaxy On5 Pro:  It is the most affordable phone of Samsung and its price is 7,990, but with the flat 500/- off you can get this mobile for Rs 7,490 in Amazon India.

Amazon India seeks Government Nod to Set Online Food Venture

Amazon India seeks Government Nod to Set Online Food Venture

Amazon applied to the government to $500 million investment in the wholly-owned venture in India. Last year, the company launched the Amazon Now service for the hyperlocal delivery in a few selected cities in the country. Amazon India plans to start the Online Food Venture.

The company is competing against the BigBasket and Grofers who have strong hold right now in India. However, Amazon can’t sell the products of its own online which is one different from other online websites. It has to source those from the grocery store and supply it to customers.

Amazon City-Specific Platform Allows Home-Based Business to Go Online

Amazon India subsidiary filed an application with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) to the obtain licence to set up a retail chain in the country. After the approval from the department, it can sell food products locally produced directly from the farmers.

“We are excited by the government’s continued efforts to encourage FDI in India for a stronger food supply chain. We have asked approval to invest and partner with the government in achieving this vision,” said the Amazon Spokesperson.

Another giant retailer, Walmart was not interested in selling only thin-margin food products and despite the Government’s relaxation of FDI rules. The government decision to allow 100% FDI based on the assumption that farmers will able to benefit directly rather than selling to other companies that sell processed food in India.

Now Sell your Used Products through Amazon Sell as Individual ’ Platform

Right now, the products that taken from the farmer processed in factories and then sold through Amazon. However, the government wants the company to directly purchase from the farmers, stock on its own warehouse and can sell directly to the farmers.

Hence, through this way, farmers will also get enough profit and consumer also gets more options to choose from. Amazon India is planning to set up the huge business in India.

Amazon City-Specific Platform Allows Home-Based Business to Go Online

Amazon city specific

Amazon comes up with another new concept in the Indian market. Amazon city-specific platform helps small sellers to go online. Considering the push towards digitization in the Indian economy, Amazon is focusing more on startups in India. The new city-specific platform is now live in Bengaluru provides a marketplace to small entrepreneurs.

Amazon city-specific platform allows the small scale ethnic apparel and fashion jewelry makers to display their products within the city. A similar program namely ‘Etsy and Handmade’ is available at Amazon in the US. Sellers can register them self to register through a smartphone. The city-specific platform also includes the sale of pre-owned products with the sell as an individual’ option.

Now Sell your Used Products through Amazon ‘ Sell as Individual ’ Platform

“We have opened up the program for individual sellers as well as home entrepreneurs in the fashion accessories and ethnic apparel categories. We have seen 600 sellers and home entrepreneurs registered with us over the period of one-and-half months,” says Mahendra Nerurkar, director of new initiatives, Amazon India.

He also mentioned that Amazon city-specific platform would also include home décor and other categories soon. The new service works on a city-based model where only a buyer registered with a Bengaluru address has visibility to the products. Amazon India’s logistics network fulfills the orders which pick and packages the product.

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The city-based service influences small entrepreneurs’ discoverability on the Amazon. The fee structure is fixed and charges Rs 10 as a commission for transaction below Rs 1,000.

Snapdeal’s Shopo is also a kind of small sellers platform. Amazon city-specific platform is building a business model to increase repeat transactions and push its Prime membership service. Reports say Amazon Seller Services received an infusion of Rs 2,010 crore in in December to take on domestic competitors like Flipkart.

Now Sell your Used Products through Amazon ‘ Sell as Individual ’ Platform

amazon sell as individual

The e-commerce giant Amazon has introduced new platform named Sell as Individual for its customers to sell their used products locally. It is a platform for all users to sell their devices and Amazon is the first online shopping portal to launch this initiative.

Amazon India has already emerged as one of the best e-commerce portals in India and recently it has come up with many initiatives to attract their users and registered customers. Through this scheme, anyone can sell their used products in your local city. Currently, the facility is available in Bangalore only and very soon it will be expanded to other cities in India.

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Through Amazon website, you can sell your used products like mobiles and other electronic gadgets. The Amazon will offer you doorstep pick-up, packing, and delivery of goods.

If you want to sell a product, just go to the Sell as Individual Page’ and click the button Start Selling. Then you can find choose category, Provide the product picture, Product Name and the price, mention your address and pick up details. Coming to the city in a drop menu, Bangalore is the only city option in the drop menu.

Once you fill the details, the product is listed on Amazon.in. Other customers can see your listing and make the purchase. If the product is sold, you can receive an email and schedule pickup time is allocated.

Later Amazon will pick up, pack and ship the product to the buyer. In case, if the buyer returns the product, Amazon will send it back to you at no change. If the sale is completed, Amazon will hand over the money to you with a small fee deduction.

The charges look pretty affordable. The items under Rs. 1000 the fee is Rs. 10, for up to Rs. 5,000 fee comes to Rs. 50, and for items of greater value, the fee is Rs. 100.

Amazon India Introduces online Wallet “Amazon Pay Balance” to Support Cashless Transactions

To boost the latest Amazon Sell as Individual service, the leading e-commerce portal is offering Rs. 1000 as Amazon Pay Balance; it is their wallet from which you can buy products listed on Amazon.

On ‘Sell as Individual’ page, the FAQ terms and conditions lead you to Junglee website. Junglee has been proposing buying and selling of refurbished, used, unboxed mobiles, books and more. On Junglee website also there is now a banner advertisement for ‘Sell as Individual,’ and the sell button in Junglee’s navigation takes you to the same sell page.