As Indian consumers prepare for Diwali, the country's biggest festival which starts on 19 October, e-commerce giants Flipkart and Amazon are reported to have already rung up strong sales from their promotions in September.
E-commerce one of the most important Amazon India is back with the bang and this one is the Great Indian Festival Sale of this Diwali. Flipkart is offering discounts and deals in some categories like electronics, fashion, home, mobile phones, and furniture, etc.
However, while both companies can be expected to look forward to Diwali with optimism, Nikkei Asian Review also reported that the outlook is gloomier for many of India's traditional retailers.
Flipkart's Big Diwali Sale will begin from this 14 October and will carry on till 17 October. Especially number of mobile phones are being purchased by the customer since this October.
Amazon announced that SBI card users will get additional 10% cashback offers on all the purchases made during Big Diwali sale. They are also offering 20% cashback on payments done through PhonePe. On 5 October the smartphone was launched. The online major will also be offering washing machines at a starting price of Rs 8,999 and a discount of 50-80 per cent off on fashion products. Flipkart offers a no-cost EMI facility to enable its customers to buy a product from the e-tailer at zero interest.
Snapdeal has announced its "Unbox Diwali Sale" from October 13 and will be live until October 16.
The Citibank credit card users are appropriate for a 15 percent cash back, where the utmost cashback is that of Rs 2,000 while HSBC credit and debit card users can avail up to 10 percent immediate discount during the sale period. Under the Diwali sale, Snapdeal is offering top deals, cashback offers, and instant bank discounts on a range of products across categories.
Paytm Mall's Maha Cashback sale started on October 10 and will continue toll October 13. Oppo F3 Plus will be getting the biggest exchange offer of up to Rs 8,000. Naturally, there are some pretty good deals on offer. At the price of Rs 46,950 and Rs 59,800, the iPhone 8 64 GB and 256 GB are available on Paytm Mall respectively. Yes, Bank Credit Card customers can also take benefit of this additional Rs 6,000 cashback which will be credited within 24 hours of the phone's delivery. "Our platform will host a vast range of festive offers in partnership with thousands of retailers across India".
We have round up some of the deals that might help you with the Diwali shopping.