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Celebrate ‘Mission to Mars’ with Out-of-the-World Deals on

Customers can enjoy great deals and savings on thousands of top-selling products everyday this festive season!

Sep 29, 2014   15:12 IST 
Bangalore, Karnataka, India

In celebration of India’s successful Magalyaan mission,, has announced the launch of ‘Mission to Mars’ weekend for customers in India from 4th-6th October 2014. The Mission to Mars weekend will see out-of-the-world deals and great saving for customers in addition to the everyday great deals & savings that are ongoing as part of the Online Shopping Dhamaka on this festive month.


We are very proud on the successful completion of India’s Mars mission. It is a great achievement for India and we are celebrating this success by hosting a ‘Mission to Mars’ weekend between October 4th -6th for our customers.,” says Amit Agarwal, Country Manager & VP, Amazon India


The ‘Mission to Mars’ weekend will begin on October 4th offering customers a weekend full of out-of-the-world deals that will add immense excitement to their festive shopping.


We have witnessed a fabulous response in the first week of our Online Shopping Dhamaka. We wish to make Week 2 much more exciting by offering customers great deals and savings every day during the festival shopping peak. There has been a 250% increase in the number of customers who have taken advantage of the deals on the in the last one week.


The Top 5 categories of last week were Customer Electronics (including PC), Books, Home & Kitchen, Health and Personal Care and Baby. The  Micromax Canvas A1 was one of the top selling products last week. is on track to selling 100K units of the device in less than  two weeks of its launch and is by far the best selling phone on also sold more than 75 thousand cans of Coke Zero in less than a week of its launch; iPhone sales witnessed a 5x jump in sales while customers bought twice the number of books during the 1st week of the Online Shopping Dhamaka


As the Online Shopping Dhamaka enters its 2nd week, customers can save big everyday and get great deals on thousands of top-selling products. Customers can enjoy –

  • Flat 40% off on branded watches

  • Flat 50% off on movie titles

  • Flat 50% or more off on Shoes

  • Flat 30% off on Pet Supplies

  • Flat 30% off on Diapers







Customers will get to enjoy exclusive access to new brands and products that are set to launch on this week. In addition, customers can benefit from several cash back offers.

Customers can find more deals on which has huge savings across a variety of categories – i.e home décor, electronics, kitchen appliances, video games, apparels, jewellery and more.

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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