Amazon is all set to host their 36-hour long Prime Day in India. This will the Amazon’s second Prime day sale in India after a successful one last year. Ahead of the Prime Day, Amazon has announced the launch of its third Fulfilment centre (FC) in West Bengal.
The new FC is spread over 140,000 square feet with over 600,000 cubic feet of storage space, this new FC in Kolkata will enable faster delivers to customers in the region and empower thousands of small & medium businesses to sell on Amazon.in. This FC is one of the five announced for 2018. Amazon India will exit 2018 with 67 operational fulfilment centers in 13 states across the country with a combined storage space of close to 20 million cubic feet. Amazon has one of the most advanced fulfilment networks in the world and sellers in India have been benefitting from Amazon’s expertise in fulfilment, reliable nationwide delivery, and customer service. Currently, millions of products are available for immediate shipping through the network of Amazon’s FCs in India. This selection will only increase with the expanding FC footprint and benefit sellers and customers alike.
“In line with our vision to transform the way India buys and sells, we have been consistently investing in our infrastructure and delivery network, so we can increase our speed of delivery and provide a superior experience to both – customers and sellers. With the launch of our 3rd fulfilment centre in West Bengal, we strongly believe that we will be able to better serve our customers with one-day & two-day delivery. The FC will enable sellers to use the local infrastructure, save capital and help them grow.” said Akhil Saxena, Vice President, Customer Fulfilment, Amazon India.
Amazon Prime Day 2018
Prime Day is an exclusive 36-hour celebration where Prime members can enjoy over 200 exclusive launches, blockbuster deals and entertainment premiers. Prime Day celebrations will start early on Prime Video, Amazon Prime Music, and partner sites. Starting July 10, on Prime Video, members can enjoy seven blockbusters across Indian, regional and International titles, including Raazi, Dunkirk, Transformers: The Last Night and Telugu hit Officer. On July 13, Prime Video will launch an Amazon Original show, Comicstaan, bringing together seven of the top comedians in India, to find the next big name in stand-up comedy. The party continues on Prime Music, members who play three songs from millions of songs until Prime Day stand a chance to win an Echo Dot every day. Additionally, BookMyShow, Swiggy, Cleartrip, and Fassos are also celebrating Prime Day with special offers. The Amazon Prime Day will be held from 16th July 12 noon – 17th July midnight.
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