Flipkart on Saturday announced that it will soon be hosting its annual Big Billion Days sale on its platform. The Big Billion Days sale will begin on October 16 and it will go on until October 21. During its six-days long festive sale, the Indian e-retailer will be offering a wide range of products from sellers, artisans, and brands from all over the country.
While the Big Billion Days sale will start from October 16, Flipkart Plus customers will get early access to exclusive deals on the platform starting October 15.
As a part of its upcoming sale, Flipkart is offering a 10% instant discount to customers who make their purchases via SBI debit or credit cards. Furthermore, the company is offering no-cost EMIs to customers via Bajaj Finserv EMI cards and other leading bank credit and debit cards.
In addition to that, Flipkart has also partnered with Paytm to offer cashback to consumers paying through Paytm Wallet and Paytm UPI. Besides, consumers will also get to utilize their ‘Super Coins’ as they shop on the platform to get ‘Rewards Pass’ for never-before deals and up to 2,000 bonus coins for additional shopping.
Flipkart also announced that this year, the Big Billion Days sale will create over 70,000 direct and lakhs of
indirect seasonal jobs as sellers, artisans, and brands gear up to fulfill consumer demand. To strengthen its existing supply chain capabilities, the company has significantly expanded its Kirana onboarding program to include more than 50,000 Kiranas, who will in turn make last-mile deliveries to consumers in more than 850 cities.
Additionally, Flipkart said that it is working with celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Virat Kohli, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Sudeep Kiccha, and Mahesh Babu, who will be seen in creative avatars as they engage with The Big Billion Days event.
“The Big Billion Days stands for a celebration of brands, an assortment of collections never seen before, a spirit of festivity and joy, and a feeling of immense excitement as everyone embarks on their festive season preparations. This festive event continues to focus on Flipkart’s commitment to provide value for consumers, opportunities for growth for MSMEs and sellers, and employment generation through e-commerce. Through strong partnerships with brands and sellers we have tapped into the power of interconnected businesses and technology to bring consumers a wide range of products at great prices at their doorsteps this festive season,” Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO – Flipkart Group, said on the occasion.
By Hindustan Times