India’s top two e-commerce firms are all set to kickstart their festive seasons early this year, as soon as September. The newly Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon India will again lock the horns against each other for another festive season battle.
Both Flipkart and Amazon each have a long list of preparations to do, and each plans to make the best the out of the festive sales.
The period between September to December is considered the most fruitful period for the e-commerce companies in India, considering the back to back festivals and occasions in the country.
Flipkart vs Amazon: The Battle Of Low Prices
With Walmart backing Flipkart, the company wants to stay ahead of Amazon festive sale season in terms of sales and revenue generation. To push in more sales, Flipkart will be investing a whopping $2 billion equity funding it recently received from its parent company to double up the year’s sales.
While Amazon India is leaving no stone unturned as well, and it has also received fresh funds for a successful festive season sale.
Flipkart continues to lead the table, and Amazon is aiming to take the top spot this year. The flagship festive sales will start in the month of September, but the discounts will run for a longer period this year till Diwali. So expect top offers and huge discounts during the festive period till November.
Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale 2018
Flipkart will be hosting its first Big Billion Day sale under Walmart. The company has done phenomenal sales in the last few years, and the Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale this year is going to be bigger. With Walmart pushing in more investments, we are expecting more discounts and cashbacks this year.
The Flipkart Big Billion Day sale is one among the most awaited e-commerce festive sales in the country.
This year, the company plans to double up the revenue and sales against Amazon, both in total unit sales and products sold. There will be amazing offers and discounts across multiple smartphones, televisions, home appliances and more. The company will again tie up with SBI for instant cashbacks.
Amazon Great Indian Sale 2018
Amazon India will host its flagship Great Indian Sale during the festive season to take on its rival Flipkart. Unlike other years, where the festive sales remain valid for a few days only, this year Amazon is planning to hold festive sales throughout the month of October.
The Amazon Great Indian sale will include discounts, top offers, No-Cost EMIs, exchange offers across multiple categories. The Great Indian Sale will also have instant cashbacks with more than 170 million products on sale.
Flipkart Big Billion Day Sale: Dates, Offers & More!
The Flipkart Big Billion Day sale is expected to start on October 9 and continue till October 11. The Amazon Great Indian sale will be scheduled during the same period, though there will be many more festive sales throughout the period.
Some of the biggest brands will be a part of the sale like Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, Nokia, Honor, OnePlus and more.
The discounts are expected to grow up to 80 percent this year, and companies will also launch smartphones via Flipkart or Amazon exclusively during the festive season.
Also: Top Offers From Flipkart Superr Sale
Flipkart is holding a special sale on August 25. The sale will also have the first time Flipkart Plus members to have early access to the deals, exclusive discounts and more. The Flipkart Superr sale will remain valid for only one day i.e August 25.
Flipkart Plus members will get early access to the Flipkart Superr Sale deals on August 24 at 9PM, whereas other users will get access on August 25.
There’s an instant 10 percent cashback with HDFC bank cards. Here are some of the top offers from Flipkart Superr Sale:
- Xiaomi Redmi 5A and 55 inch Mi 4K TV flash sale at 12PM.
- Rs 500 off on bestselling Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1.
- Apple iPhone SE (32GB) will be available at Rs 16,999.
- Exclusive discount on entry premium flagship Asus Zenfone 5Z.