Snapdeal enters into hospitality segment with ‘hotel and catering supplies’ category

Consumers can now shop for products including baking supplies, bar accessories, professional knives.

Online market place Snapdeal announced its entry into the hospitality segment with the launch of ‘Hotel and Catering supplies’ category.

This initiative will enable upcoming restaurateurs and individuals and groups who are handling (current or in future) catering businesses. Consumers can shop for an assortment of products including baking and pizza supplies, bar accessories, chaffing dishes, heavy gauge cutlery glassware and professional knives. The products listed, also cater to the needs of households who are looking to use chef recommended cookware and utensils. The category includes products that are used in a restaurant kitchen, right from preparation to serving and buffet display.

”This launch will further strengthen Snapdeal?s leadership as a marketplace and a shopping destination for all kind of products across categories which fulfil customers? both home and business requirements. They can now shop for the widest range of kitchenware, utensils, cutlery and glassware at the comfort and convenience of their homes,? said Tony Navin Senior Vice President ? Electronics & Home at

?In future we also plan to integrate a whole range of hotel linen (mattresses, pillows, bed linen and bath linen),? he added.

Snapdeal currently has close to 500 diverse categories listed on its website, including hardware, mobiles and tablets, fashion and lifestyle and automotive.

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First published on: 12-08-2014 at 13:03 IST