Flipkart Big Billion Days sale: Flipkart to kick off Big Billion Days sale from October 7
The Walmart-owned e-tailer said customers who haven’t subscribed to its Plus membership will also be able to gain early access by redeeming 50 earned SuperCoins on the Flipkart app.
The online retailer said the six-day event will see a host of new launches, games, interactive videos, live streams and rewards throughout The Big Billion Days.
Announcing the launch of The Big Billion Days 2021, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, chief executive at Flipkart Group, said, “Over the past year, in collaboration with our ecosystem partners, we’ve worked towards creating opportunities that revitalise consumer sentiment in these challenging times and revive India’s economic growth. Flipkart’s commitment to providing value to consumers, opportunities for growth for MSMEs, sellers and our lakhs of Kirana partners, and employment generation through e-commerce, goes to show how the country has embraced e-commerce over the past year and a half and The Big Billion Days is our way of giving back to the community and enthuse the festive spirit across the nation.”
Flipkart said it continues to strengthen its seller base and is on track to have 4.2 lakh sellers on its platform by December 2021. Currently, the marketplace supports digital commerce for 3.75 lakh sellers.
The company said it has already onboarded 75,000 new sellers on its platform over the last few months as MSMEs, and small business entrepreneurs continue to be enthused by the potential of e-commerce ahead of the festive season.
The new sellers and MSME base predominantly come from Tier 2 and 3 markets such as Agra, Indore, Jaipur, Panipat, Rajkot, Surat, and many others, it said.