Flipkart proposes pre-booking of products for only Rs 1 before the BBD sale

In a special move, Flipkart on Friday reported that potential customers can gain admittance to select products between October 11-14 and pre-book these products at a minimal cost of Rs 1 before the Big Billion Days sale event that starts from October 16.

The e-commerce marketplace, attached neck-to-neck with Amazon ‘Great India Festival’ and Snapdeal’s ‘Kum Mein Dum’ sales, said that once the pre-booking is affirmed, buyers can return to the platform during the first day of The ‘Big Billion Days’ to pay the balance amount, either online or via cash-on-delivery.

Customers will gain admittance to 1,000,000 products across categories, for example, home, lifestyle, beauty, babycare and electronic accessories, among others, as part of the pre-book collection.

“Consumers will not just get a sneak peak into the ‘Big Billion Days’ offers but will also be able to plan their purchases in advance by paying just Re 1,” said Nandita Sinha, Vice President–Events, Engagement and Merchandising at Flipkart.

The Flipkart BBD sale begins from October 16 till October 21 and will bring lakhs of sellers, artisans, and brands to meet up and give a wide array of products to in excess of 250 million customers.

As per industry reports, the merry season shopping will observer gigantic interest from purchasers with more than 45-50 million customers coming on the web.

“With the pre-book store, sellers, artisans and weavers will be able to anticipate and fulfill what India wants to shop during the sale-event and give their consumers festive joy within the Big Billion Days event,” said Jagjeet Harode, Senior Director and Head – Marketplace, Flipkart.

The e-commerce platform has included over 3.4 million square feet space over its supply chain resources including satisfaction centres, mother hubs and delivery focuses all through the nation in planning of the up and coming festive season and the Big Billion Days sale event.

Flipkart prior said it will uncover more than 200 special edition products in partnership with in excess of 100 leading brands during its ‘Big Billion Days’ sale.

The e-commerce marketplace has likewise on-boarded more than 50,000 kiranas to carry merry cheer to buyers across 850 urban areas.

The State Bank of India (SBI) will offer a 10 percent moment markdown for its charge and Mastercard clients during the six-day deal.

Besides, no-cost EMIs will be made accessible to buyers through proposals from Bajaj Finserv EMI vehicles and other driving bank credit and charge cards.

Flipkart has likewise cooperated with Paytm to bring to the table guaranteed cashback to customers paying through Paytm Wallet and Paytm UPI.

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