After the initial muddy start of India’s biggest online shopping festival due to a technical glitch, Google India has extended the Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) 2013 by a day till December 14th 2013, thus offering shopaholic in India 24 hours more to shop online with great discounts.
— Google India (@googleindia) December 13, 2013
The Great Online Shopping Festival, is an initiative by Google India that aims to encourage the online shopping industry and persuade customers to take advantage of online shopping with massive discounts and deals. Users can shop on everything from Mobiles, Tablets, Computer Accessories, Books, Cameras, Portable Electronics, Mobile Accessories, Home Entertainment, Home Appliances, Gaming & Consoles, Fashion, Movies, Music and lots more.
In addition to the extended one day, Google India is also trying to promote the shopping festival on Twitter and Google Plus by giving away free Nexus 7 every hour, to users who are willing to tell and share “why they deserve a deal“. Users need to use the hash-tag #GOSFDeal and #GOSF in both Twitter and Google Plus for the entry to be valid.
GOSF 2013 for Online Retailer?
So thinking how the GOSF 2013 going for online retailers ?. Most of the major online retailers Flipkart, Amazon India, Ebay, Snapdeal are seeing up to six to ten times sales in this days. According to CouponDunia.in – it recorded around ten times the number of sales on Amazon India, four times the number on Flipkart and nearly double on the rest of the merchants. Snapdeal revealed that it saw 10x increase in sales as compared to last year on the first two days of the Gosf 2013. India’s biggest fashion destination Myntra revealed that it had sold more than one lakh products on day one of GOSF.
That’s for online retailers, under popular categories Electronics are most purchased by Indians this days, as online retailers are offering heavy discounts on Mobiles, Laptops and other electronic accessories and it’s followed by Apparels and Travel.
So start shopping, only 24 hours more to go for GOSF 2013 (www.gosf.in).