The season sale for Diwali by the top e-commerce companies of India claimed that their first day business was as good as they expected. The Five day sale by the Indian e-commerce sites, Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal got the boost on the national holiday of Gandhi Jayanti. Amazons sales started on 1st October and got kicked high by 6 folds growth from their regular sales.
Amazon also told the sources that they sold 1 lakh product units by the first 30 minutes and 15 lakhs units by the 12 hrs of the first day.
Snapdeal, in a statement, said: "Nearly 11 lakh buyers from over 2,800 cities and towns across India bought at Snapdeal in the first 16 hours of the sale. The sale which started at midnight with 180 orders being booked per second got bigger during the day as buyers used the national holiday to explore a plethora of attractive deals."
Flipkart said that the number of product units sold in the first 6 hours of sale surpassed the total units sold in a day during the first day of its Big Billion Day in 2015.
Still, 3-4 days are left before the season ends, lets see what happens next.