Celebrate ‘Mission to Mars’ with out-of-the-world deals on Amazon.in

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

Bangalore, September 30, 2014 - As the Online Shopping Dhamaka on Amazon.in enters its 2nd week, Amazon.in is dedicating the upcoming weekend from 4th-6th October 2014 to the success of India’s Magalyaan mission by hosting a ‘Mission to Mars’ weekend for customers in India. The ‘Mission to Mars’ weekend will see out-of-the-world deals and great savings for customers in addition to the everyday great deals that are ongoing as part of the Online Shopping Dhamaka to add further excitement to the festival shopping.

“We are very proud of the successful completion of India’s Mars mission. It is a great achievement for India and we are dedicating the weekend between October 4th-6th to the success of the Mangalyaan mission by hosting a ‘Mission to Mars’ for our customers.” says Amit Agarwal, Country Manager and 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 150% increase in the number of customers who have taken advantage of the deals on Amazon.in in the last one week,” adds Amit.

The Top 5 categories of last week were Customer Electronics (including PC), Books, Home and Kitchen, Health and Personal Care and Baby. The Micromax Canvas A1 was one of the top selling products last week. Amazon.in 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 Amazon.in. Amazon.in also sold more than 75 thousand cans of Coke Zero in less than a week of its launch; iPhone sales witnessed a 5x jump 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 every day 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 Amazon.in this week. In addition, customers can benefit from several cash back offers.

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

Customers on www.amazon.in 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 and Tablets; Movies and TV shows; Kindle Devices, Computers and Accessories; Mobiles and Accessories; Consumer Electronics; Toys and Games; Baby Products; Health and Personal Care products; Watches; Fashion Jewelry; Home and Kitchen products; Beauty Products; Video Games; Music; Luggage and Bags; Handbags and Clutches; Sports, Fitness and Outdoor equipment; Shoes; Men’s, Women’s and 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 www.amazon.in 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.

About Amazon.in
The Amazon.in marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd, an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Amazon.in 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 amazon.in 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 Amazon.in is relentlessly focused on expanding selection and raising the bar for customer experience in India.

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