Amazon.in launches India’s largest selection for Video Games, Music and Luggage
Customers can shop from over 2600 video games, consoles and accessories; 400,000 music titles; and more than 3500styles in Luggage & Bags
Enjoy exclusive availability of Warner Music Group’s international music catalogue till February 11th; and Wildcraft’s Back-To-School collection till February 14th
Bangalore, February 05, 2014: Amazon.in today announced the launch of three new stores: Video games, Music and Luggage & Bags on its marketplace, www.amazon.in. With the launch of these three new stores, Amazon.in now has a wide selection across 18 product categories comprising of over 900,000 products, more than 10 million books and over two million eBooks. All three stores today offer India’s largest selection with thousands of products eligible for Amazon’s guaranteed next-day delivery service in several cities.
“We are very pleased to offer our customers the largest selection of products in the country in all of the three categories that we launched today. This is a reiteration of our commitment to relentlessly focus on building a place that customers in India can trust to find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online” said Amit Agarwal, VP and Country Manager for Amazon India.
“We are also very excited to have been the partner of choice for both Sony DADC and Wildcraft and offer our customers a unique opportunity to be the first to own or gift the popular International catalogues of Warner Music and Wildcraft’s Back-To-School collection,” he added.
Video Games store- the largest gaming products store in India on Amazon.in
Amazon.in has launched its dedicated video games store with the largest selection of gaming products in India consisting of more than 2600 gaming products across gaming consoles & accessories and 2000+ games. Some of the bestselling titles available on the store are Grand Theft Auto 5, FIFA 14, and the latest gaming console – PlayStation 4. Consumers can purchase products from leading console brands such as Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, as well as Gaming Studios such as Electronic Arts, Rockstar, Ubisoft and more on Amazon.in.
Music store on Amazon.in – the largest store in India for physical music products
Amazon.in’s new online Music store has the largest collection of physical music products across both online and offline stores in India, offering more than 400,000 albums from all leading national and international labels.
Coinciding with the launch of its music store, Amazon.in has signed an exclusive deal with Sony DADC, the physical licensee to legendary record label, Warner Music Group, to re-launch the latter’s International music catalogue on its Music store. The Warner Music repertoire is being re-launched in India after a hiatus of eight months and will be exclusively available on Amazon.in till February 12th. Consumers in India can now buy the most iconic albums and special box-sets of legends such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Doors & Pandit Ravi Shankar. Buyers would also have ready access to CDs from the most popular International bands in India including Iron Maiden, Linkin Park, Michael Learns to Rock & Coldplay; to current sensations such as Bruno Mars, David Guetta, Deadmou5 & Skrillex.
Amazon.in's intuitive search & browse experience will help customers easily discover titles from among film Original Sound Tracks (OSTs), Concert and song videos, Karaokes and Compilations. Consumers can also search via Genre (Film music, Classical, Devotional, Instrumental, Pop, Rock) and formats (Audio CD, MP3, Vinyl), to find their favorite albums and make purchases.
Luggage & Bags store on Amazon.in
Indian customers can now shop for luggage & bags in over 3500 styles spanning more than 50 brands, both Indian and international on www.amazon.in . The store carries something for all ages, across price ranges and storage and travel needs. Travel enthusiasts can find products such as backpacks, messenger bags, duffels, carry-ons, accessories and other luggage items across various sizes and colors. In addition, the store also offers the advantage of having access to bags in niche categories like sports & outdoors. Customers can find popular brands such as Samsonite, American Tourister, VIP, Skybags, Wenger, Victorinox, Wildcraft, Fastrack, Travel Blue and Rhysetta as well as some really differentiated names like Camelback, High Sierra, and many more.
Amazon.in has worked with key brands, reputed sellers and in-house fashion editors to add interesting features like Amazon Exclusive Styles, Fashion Trend stores and Frequent Flyer Collection ensuring that discovery from this vast collection is fun. Ability to walk through and select from the vast selection based on various parameters such as color and outer material, would help customers buy the right travel gear for themselves.
Sellers for the three categories include GamesThe Shop, Planet M, Chroma Retail, Rhythm House, Pritam Music, Smart Buy Movies, WALLETSNBAGS, Godaam E-Commerce and TORTOISE among others.
Customers across several cities in India can also avail guaranteed next-day delivery at Rs. 99 per order on more than 135,000 items fulfilled by Amazon
Customers on www.amazon.in can shop with ease and confidence from over 900,000 products, over 10 million books and over 2 million eBooks across 18 categories ranging from Books, Movies and TV shows; Kindle Devices, Tablets and eBooks; Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Cameras & Photography; Portable Media Players; TV & Home Entertainment; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Personal Care Appliances; Health Care Devices; Watches; Fashion Jewellery; Home and Kitchen; Beauty Products; Video Games; Music and Luggage & Bags.
All customers benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, 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. Furthermore, over 135000 plus products are available for next day delivery across eligible pin codes in several cities on Amazon.in
Customers can also now shop on Amazon.in through its latest mobile shopping apps for iPhones, iPads and Android phones. They can use these apps to conveniently shop on the go just as easily as they do on their PC; they can browse & search for their favorite products, view recommendations & customer reviews, add to wish lists & cart and complete the purchase using all of the payment options available on the site and track the status of their orders. The Amazon mobile shopping App is available as a free download through Amazon Appstore: www.amazon.in/apps
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, Movies and TV shows; the Kindle family of E-Readers, Tablets and eBooks; Computers & Accessories; Mobiles & Accessories; Cameras & Photography; Portable Media Players; Toys & Games; Baby Products; Personal Care Appliances; Health Care Devices; Home and Kitchen and Beauty. It is still “Day 1” and Amazon.in is relentlessly focused on expanding selection and raising the bar for customer experience in India.
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