Amazon Great Republic Day Sale: 88K SMBs, artisans received orders

Source : IANS 2021-02-02 20:23:35

Close to 88,000 small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), artisans, weavers and women entrepreneurs received orders from customers in over 5,000 pin codes across the country during the recently concluded Great Republic Day Sale, Amazon India said on Tuesday.

About 65 per cent of these sellers during the sale, hosted from January 20-23, were from non-metro cities like Hamirpur in Himachal Pradesh, Tinsukia in Assam, Medak in Telangana, and Rajsamand in Rajasthan.

Over 10,700 sellers received their highest-ever single day orders during the shopping event, Amazon said.

Artisans and weavers who sell their unique handmade collection through "Amazon Karigar" and women entrepreneurs from the "Saheli" programme witnessed a growth of 1.2X respectively over their average daily sales.