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Amazon doubles seller base to 1.1 million

Ahead of the festive season, to improve delivery capacity, the company has also increased store sorting centres to 19 and delivery stations to 1,850 across the country in just one year, according to Ahuja.

Amazon doubles seller base to 1.1 million
Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company has witnessed huge demand for laptops, smart watches, wireless audio devices, mirrorless cameras, UPS systems, monitors, etc.

E-commerce giant Amazon has doubled its seller base to 1.1 million from 0.55 million in January 2020, claimed the company’s India director (consumer electronics, personal computing & large appliances) Akshay Ahuja.

“In fact, Amazon India added 100,000 new sellers on its e-commerce platform in just nine months. Most of the new sellers are from the small & medium scale enterprises (SMEs) segment. Ahead of the much-awaited Great Indian Festival 2022, Amazon India numbers of our local shops have also jumped from 75,000 to as high as 200,000 in just one year,” said Ahuja.

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Ahead of the festive season, to improve delivery capacity, the company has also increased store sorting centres to 19 and delivery stations to 1,850 across the country in just one year, according to Ahuja.

The company has 60 fulfilment centres, covering 43 million cubic feet. Ahuja also mentioned that their electronics consumer sales have doubled in a couple of years. Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, the company has witnessed huge demand for laptops, smart watches, wireless audio devices, mirrorless cameras, UPS systems, monitors, etc.

With easy finance options and no-cost EMIs, customers prefer purchasing premium devices and continue to enhance their lives with high technology products from leading brands, Ahuja said, adding that during the upcoming festival sale commencing from September 23, there would be instant discounts through selected banks’ credit and debit cards.

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