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Source Name: Amazon Kicks Off Biggest Festive Celebrations with ‘Online Shopping Dhamaka’

A marathon of deals & offers; Exclusive access to marquee brands; New stores and weekly surprises will brighten up the festive season!

Sep 22, 2014   12:00 IST 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

For thirty days, starting tomorrow, customers can  look forward to hundreds of exciting new deals & offers on the hottest products; new store launches; first access to unique selections & premium brands; exciting contests; and many more surprises on the Amazon Shopping app and on

This is easily the largest shopping season in India and we want to make it very exciting for customers to experience, India's largest online store with the largest selection of products eligible for next-day guaranteed delivery. We are thrilled to kickoff the Online Shopping Dhamaka ahead of the peak festival season and look forward to delight customers with the convenient and trustworthy Amazon experience," said Amit Agarwal, VP & Country Head, Amazon India.

The Online Shopping Dhamaka starts tomorrow (September 22) with the opening of the Deals Store ( and a Festival Season Gifts Store ( ) making it easy & convenient for customers to find the best deals of the season in one place and to choose the best gifts for their family & friends.

Deals Store:

The Deals Store is the leading deals destination this festive season, offering Deals of the Day every day and hundreds of Lightning Deals on numerous products every week.  Customers will find more deals than ever before and huge savings across a variety of categories – across home décor, electronics, kitchen appliances, video games, apparels, jewellery and more.

In the launch week of the Online Shopping Dhamaka customers can start enjoying the following exciting offers –

  • Gift Cards worth Rs. 4000 for free with every purchase of Xbox One

  • Flat 25% off on backpacks, wallets, luggage

  • Flat 60% off on 4000+ best-selling books

  • Flat 50% off on music

  • Flat 50% off on 20,000+ styles in Fashion, Ethnic and Classic Jewellery

   Flat 30% off on Special Sports Combos



And this is the beginning. Customers should download the Amazon Shopping app and visit often to keep track of exciting offers every week!

Festive Season Gifts Store:

The Festive Season Gifts Store features thousands of handpicked gifts from across categories as well as the festive season range of Gift Cards. From dry fruit gift hampers, new home appliance or gadgets, smartphones or tablets, home décor ideas,  lighting accessories & diyas to perfumes, lifestyle products, jewellery or fashion lines, the store has many unique & interesting gifts available across a wide price range to choose from.  

Also available are Gift cards in over 200 designs  celebrating various festive occasions like Dussehra, Karvachauth, Durga Puja, Dhanteras, Bhai Dooj & more. The Gift Cards can also be purchased in any value starting from Rs. 10 up to Rs. 10,000. Recipients can buy gifts of their choice and get them delivered at their doorstep thus making gifting easy, convenient, fast, enjoyable & happy for all.


Customers can also look forward to some exciting brand launches during the next few weeks and get exclusive access to some marquee brands. To mention a few – Arya, a passionate new brand of smartphones, is launching Arya Z2 exclusively on tomorrow. The Arya Z2 debuts with a launch offer price of Rs.6999/- and an 8GB microsSD card for free. Additionally, customers can get exclusive access to several exciting products including Hidesign’s new ICONIC range for both men & women launching tomorrow, APJ Abdul Kalam’s new untitled book, book-sets of Pran’s comics, the Timex Weekender collection of watches, Tommy Hilfiger fashion luggage, the new Micromax Canvas A1 with Android One™, Eddy tablets for children from Metis & Intel as well as Jivi JSP 20, India’s lowest-priced Android smartphone, with more to launch soon.

Customers on and Amazon’s mobile shopping application can shop anywhere with ease and confidence from over 18 million products across a broad range of departments including Books; eBooks & Tablets; Movies & TV shows; Kindle Devices, Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Consumer Electronics; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Health and Personal Care products; Watches; Fashion Jewelry; Home & Kitchen products; Beauty Products; Video Games; Music; Luggage & Bags; Handbags & Clutches; Sports, Fitness & Outdoor equipment; Shoes; Men’s, Women’s & Kid’s wear; Pet Supplies; Gift Cards. Customers across several cities in India are increasingly enjoying Amazon’s guaranteed next-day delivery on more than 325,000 products fulfilled by Amazon.

All customers on benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, no-risk hassle-free returns policy, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection provided by Amazon’s A-to-Z Guarantee.

The marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd, an affiliate of, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). seeks to build the most customer-centric online destination for customers to find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online by giving them more of what they want – vast selection, low prices, fast and reliable delivery, and a trusted and convenient experience; and provide sellers with a world-class e-commerce platform.

Products on range from Books and Movies & TV Shows to Kindle family of E-Readers, Tablets and eBooks; Music; Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Tablets; Cameras & Photography; Portable Media Players; Toys & Games; Video Games; Baby Products; Personal Care Appliances; Health Care Devices; Watches; Fashion Jewellery; Luggage & Bags; Home & Kitchen; Beauty; Sports and Health & Personal Care, Shoes, Apparel and Sunglasses. It is still “Day 1” and is relentlessly focused on expanding selection and raising the bar for customer experience in India.

Amazon opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by three principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire, and Fire TV are some of the services pioneered by Amazon.

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