Amazon has kicked off its two-day Prime Day sale in India from today with an aim to support lakhs of SMEs and women entrepreneurs who were hit in the economic crisis during the second Covid wave. Over 100 SMBs including artisans and weavers are launching more than 2,400 new products across various categories.
Helping the ‘karigars’
Customers will be able to enjoy a wide selection on offer while also supporting over a million artisans and weavers from Karigar, lakhs of women entrepreneurs from Saheli. Over 75,000 ‘Local Shops on Amazon’ sellers from more than 450 cities are making their Prime Day debut. Here’s peak at what you can buy in these two days.
All eyes on SMEs
Various SMEs including Prolific Global, Fair Deal Traders, Eagle Furniture and S&S Marketing Corporation have started selling a wide range for products from Amazon. These include anything from furniture, stainless steel products, men’s shoes, and backpacks to grocery, pet products and more. The discounts range from 47% to 86%. (Pic: Eagle Furniture/Amazon)
How to support women entrepreneurs
Amazon Saheli has exciting shopping deals and offers from women entrepreneurs. There is up to 70% off on party accessories and decor item from Party Propz, up to 45% off on handbags from Zouk And 15% off on Home Decor from Pepme. You can also avail up to 30% off on electronics and accessories from Brain Freezer. These products range from backpacks specially made for camera and lenses to flip covers for you Kindle and silicone shockproof protection sleeve skin carrying bag for your earphones. With up to 70% off a wide range of office products from Craft Maniacs can be yours too. (Pic: Zouk/Amzon)
Say yes to handloom
With its focus on Indian SMEs which are still recovering from the devastation caused by the first two waves of Covid, Amazon is giving discounts on various products manufactured by small entrepreneurs. You can buy get 70% off on Sambalpuri Sarees from Odisha Handloom and 55% off on Block Printed Furnishing from Blocks Of India from Rajasthan and Rajasthani Katputli Home Products from JH Gallery.
Re-do your house with blue pottery
Want to decorate your house with pottery then you can choose from handmade blue pottery home products from Shivkripa Blue Pottery, Jaipur which is offering a discount of up to 45%. Handcrafted wooden home products from Craft Castle can be yours for the same discounted rates. You can get a 70% off on hand-crafted shoes from Karaddi from Agra and do-up your entire wardrobe with a range of block printed kurtis from AS Cart and Vaibhav Industries at a discount of 50% and 65% respectively. These are a part of Amazon Karigar initiative.
Special focus on entrepreneurs
Amazon Launchpad which focuses on entrepreneurs and startups has a lot of interesting deals for mattresses, health and personal care products, nutrition supplements, groceries, and home and kitchen accessories. You can avail 20 to 70% discount on these products. Some of the companies selling their products include SleepyCat, Nutriorg, Arctic Fox and more. (Pic: Nutriorg/Amazon)
Planning to buy a mobile phone? Look no further
Most people wait for an Amazon sale to buy electrical and electronic products like mobile phones, TVs and refrigerators, if you are one of them then these deals are for you. There’s a 20% off on OPPO smartphones with up to 12 months and no cost EMI. OnePlus Smartphones has up to Rs 4000 off with coupons and up to Rs 5000 extra off on exchange. A Samsung smart phones have up to Rs 10,000 off on its M Series with coupon offers. There are also interesting deals on Apple iphones.
Great deals on Amazon devices
You can also get best deals on Echo devices, and smart home combos of Echo & Alexa compatible bulbs, TVs, ACs and more. You can save big on the Alexa Smart Home combo of Echo Dot 3rd Gen and smart colour bulb for Rs 2,299. There’s a 50% off on Echo smart speakers and smart displays. You can buy Amazon Basics Fire TV Edition 4K smart LED TV (50/55 inches) and get Echo Dot 3rd Gen at Rs 999 or you can opt for OnePlus U series TV (50/55/65 inches) and get Echo Dot 3rd Gen at no additional cost.