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Amazon launches ‘One Day Delivery’ service; pilots COD

The ecommerce marketplace, Amazon India, has launched its pilot project for Cash on Delivery service driven by India Post. The service is being tried along with reverse logistics.

COD will only be practiced on products that are being ‘Fulfilled by Amazon’. The customer can see the tag of ‘Fulfilled by Amazon’ on the product and “Eligible for Cash on Delivery” on the product details page. COD is currently being offered with no extra charges but going further a convenience fee of Rs 39 will be charged.

The marketplace has also launched ‘One Day Delivery’ service. The service is limited to selected pin codes and cities including Bangalore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad and Pune. So customers in the selected pincodes can choose for the service at the time of check-out. To avail the service, you have to pay Rs 99.

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Amazon.in expands product category portfolio

Amazon.in is expanding its reach to the consumers strongly as within a weeks time it ads four new product categories to its portfolio. The categories include fashion, lifestyle, home and kitchen.

The new addition takes the number of products available to 27,500 and brands to 180.

While with fashion and lifestyle, the marketplace brings two new stores: fashion jewellery and watches. Under home and kitchen category, the products available will include small appliances, kitchenware, dining, home furnishings, home décor, home organization and more.

For the home and kitchen, the brands that Amazon has tied up with brands which includes Wonderchef, OneTouch, MOM Italy, Unravel India, Prime etc. While for jewellery they are a lot of boutique designers including Isharya; ‘Valliyan’ by Nitya Arora, Bansri, ‘Maya’ b y Rosalind Pereira;  ‘Made by M’, to name a few; the watches are from some leading brands including Casio, Timex, Titan, Fastrack, Fossil, Esprit, Tommy Hilfiger, Sonata, Citizen, Disney, Diesel, DKNY, Guess and more.

Amazon Associates Program launches; taps online publishers

Amazon.in today unveiled the Amazon Associates program in India –a premier  marketing program that  lets online publishers of all sizes effectively monetize their content  by advertising contextually relevant products and referring visitors to Amazon.in. Publishers can select from over 17 million books, tens of thousands of DVDs and Audio CDs, thousands of genuine items in Consumer Electronics, and the entire Kindle range of devices. It’s completely free to join and an easy and effective way to improve experience for visitors and make money at the same time.

Amazon Associates provides a cost-per-action advertising model where any associate ranging from large and small businesses to bloggers, authors, nonprofits, personal home pages and more, can easily create a link to a contextually relevant product from the Amazon.in catalog. Associates earn a percentage-based referral free when customers click through and make a purchase on Amazon.in. The commission extends to all products the visitor buys and not just the specific product that was advertised.  Amazon’s trusted brand ensures a good customer experience for visitors, which translates to better conversions and higher commissions for Associates. Continue reading Amazon Associates Program launches; taps online publishers

Amazon.in launches new stores for CDIT products

Amazon.in, after launching its online store for Indian consumers, has now announced that shoppers can now buy more than 20,000 electronics products from over 200 leading brands, at low prices and at great convenience.

Amazon will offer Free Shipping on all orders fulfilled by Amazon.com for three new stores: mobiles and accessories, cameras and photography, and portable media players.
With this announcement there are now six categories of products available on www.amazon.in including Books, Movies and TV shows and the Kindle family of E-readers, ebooks and Kindle Fire tablets. Continue reading Amazon.in launches new stores for CDIT products