While Flipkart claims to have doubled sales since last year's sales, Amazon claims it remains the largest marketplace in India.
Amazon reported a fourteen-fold growth in traffic during the first day of the Great Indian Festival on Thursday
Amazon's four-day festive sale, which commenced on September 21, clashed with those by rivals Flipkart and Paytm. "We have seen 2.5X growth in smartphone sales, 4X increase in large appliances and 7X in fashion sales. This is our biggest ever sale," Amazon India vice president-category management Manish Tiwary told PTI.
Last year, the company claimed to have gained the top spot with sales of 15.5 million, leaving rival Amazon marginally behind with 15 million orders.
With rival Snapdeal, vacating the third place, Paytm Mall is planning to capture the third spot in India's e-commerce industry
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Flipkart, which kicked off its 'The Big Billion Days' (TBBD) sale yesterday, said it has sold 1.3 million smartphones within the first 20 hours of the category opening for sale.
In the next few months, Shopclues is planning to launch exclusive labels in men’s fashion, electronics and accessories.
Several users on Twitter uploaded photos accusing Flipkart of unnecessarily inflating the MRP of various goods and then slashing prices in its "Big Billion Days" sale
Both the e-commerce giants are said to spend Rs 100 crore collectively.
While USD 5 million round was announced in February last year, Jaypore raised another USD 3 million in October.
Flipkart did not disclose the number of defence families it plans to benefit by its gesture.
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The e-tailers have tied-up with brands and sellers to enhance buyer's shopping experience this time
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With Flipkart having raised USD 2.5 billion recently, Amazon is likely to get fierce competition in fashion and electronics space.
Flipkart, which claims to have 65 per cent share in the online smartphone sales in the country, will offer a number of deals and discounts to woo customers during its five-day 'Big Billion Days' sale beginning September 20.
Flipkart said the packaging will take substantial amount of time, resources, information, and techniques to re-open and re-seal to ensure original form of shipment.
This year’s Diwali sale is expected to offer big discounts across e-commerce platforms such as Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon.
This year’s Diwali sale is expected to offer huge discounts across e-commerce platforms Paytm, Flipkart and Amazon as all the three players are heavily stashed with billions of dollars.
Flipkart, under the brand of Flipkart Smartbuy, has launched these new categories in home, fashion and electronic segments.
The Flipkart-owned fashion retailer has as many as 13 private apparel brands and is eyeing revenue of US 300 million by the end of the financial year.
"An e-commerce entity will not permit more than 25% of the sales value on financial year basis affected through its marketplace from one vendor or their group companies," the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said in its consolidated FDI policy circular, released here.
Online and offline stores will continue to hold their own despite the growing competitiveness between them in India's changing retail climate.