Amazon India is expanding its delivery network ahead of the upcoming festive season. For this the company has set up additional delivery stations. She is also adding grocery stores.
In view of the festive season, e-commerce companies have also made preparations. Amazon India is also expanding its delivery network ahead of the upcoming festive season. For this the company has set up additional delivery stations. She is also adding grocery stores. The company says that this will help in generating employment. At the same time, according to a recent survey, the number of sellers on Amazon has also increased by one lakh in the last 9 months. Amazon sellers are also preparing to invest in new recruitment, training, infra support and new product launches of employees in this festive season.
According to the survey report, the number of sellers on Amazon has increased from 5.5 lakh to 6.5 lakh. The survey was conducted in more than 2000 Amazon Sellers during 17-22 September 2020 in 17 cities of the country. 98% of the sellers surveyed are expected to take advantage of e-commerce during the festive season. Sellers are hoping to reach new customers this festive season. He is also expected to recover the business in this festive season after the lockdown. Also, Sellers are planning to invest in new products.
Sales growth expected
This is the first festive season since the Corona era lockdown. 75 per cent sellers are expected to increase sales this year. 57% of the sellers surveyed are expecting an increase in this festive season compared to the previous year. At the same time, some sellers are planning to launch new products. The percentage of sellers planning to launch new products is higher in non-metro cities, as 68% of these sellers will launch at least 3 new products this festive season.
Amazon India Vice President Manish Tiwari said, ‘Our main objective for festive season events is how our sellers and users benefit from it. In this festive season, it is more important than ever for our sellers to help fix and accelerate business. E-commerce is the right choice to serve customers sitting in a safe home environment, creating new opportunities to reach customers across India and generating more value for the products of those businesses.