Amazon Launches Prime in India
Members enjoy unlimited free one day and two day delivery on India's largest selection of products
• Sellers using Fulfillment by Amazon, Amazon's gold standard fulfilment, now automatically provide customers with unlimited fast free Prime delivery
• Prime Video coming soon: members to get exclusive access to Amazon Original Series and Movies, and premium movies and TV shows from Indian and global content providers
• Sign up now to try Amazon Prime absolutely FREE for 60 days
Bengaluru, July 26, 2016: Amazon.in today announced the launch of its globally popular Amazon Prime membership program in India. With Prime, Indian customers in over 100 cities can enjoy unlimited free one-day and two-day delivery on lakhs of eligible products from India’s largest online shopping selection. Amazon.in is offering a free trial period of 60 days to allow Indian shoppers to experience the benefits of Prime.
“We are very excited to bring Prime to our customers in India. With Prime, guaranteed one-day delivery becomes an everyday experience instead of an occasional indulgence, and with no minimum purchases, it provides unlimited convenience all year long" says Amit Agarwal, Vice-President & Country Head, Amazon India. "For sellers, Fulfillment by Amazon is now an even more powerful opportunity to rapidly grow their business and at the same time, provide customers across India with vast selection and unlimited fast free Prime delivery."
Amazon.in is offering Prime at an introductory annual subscription fee of INR.499, a discount of INR.500 over the list price of INR.999. As a special promotion, customers who sign up early can enjoy Prime free for 60 days, which is twice the normal trial period globally. Non-members will continue to have the option of expedited delivery on their orders with the usual delivery charges where applicable. Prime members in 20 cities can also choose same-day, morning or scheduled delivery at a discounted fee of INR 50 per order on over 10,000 products. For deliveries to cities not yet eligible for one-day or two-day delivery, members will receive free delivery with no minimum purchase.
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