The westerners eagerly await Black Friday as all the online and offline retailers give away products at massive discounts and lucrative offers. As the Black Friday shopping frenzy reaches its peak outside the country, e-commerce giants in India too have decided to get in on the celebration and offer some discounts to the Indian audience as well.
eBay India is hosting a Black Friday sale where they are giving out various products in different categories from electronics, lifestyle, cookware and skincare. There is up to 80 percent off on all products being sold as part of the Black Friday deal. For example, the iPhone 5S, which is originally priced at Rs 42,500 for the 16GB variant and Rs 67,499 for the 64GB variant, can be bought on eBay for Rs 31,211 for the 16GB variant and Rs 34,063 for the 64GB variant. The products are a reflection of the deals is US and will be shipped across India free of charge.
Fashion portal Fashionandyou.com is offering a site wide extra 20 percent discount on all products (in addition to the discount they already offer) by using the promo code BLACK20. They are proving free shipping and cash on delivery option on all products listed today. The sale lasts only till midnight. Another fashion portal FashionatClick.com too is offering 40 percent discount on purchase above Rs 999 by using the promo code FASHIONFIESTA40.
Myntra, Flipkart’s newest acquisition, is merging Black Friday and Cyber Monday and calling it the Super Weekend sale. They are offering flat 60 percent discount on select Vero Moda, Jack N Jones and ONLY brands. Snapdeal, on the other hand, is conducting a 9:00AM to 9:00PM sale where they are giving discounts on electronics, lifestyle and home decor products.
Many international e-commerce websites like Amazon owned Book Depository, Alibaba’s AliExpress, Dealextreme and UK-based ASOS are also offering big discounts and free shipping to India. Other e-commerce sites like Macy’s, Amazon.com, eBay.com, CafePress, Etsy, Newegg, Thinkgeek and Overstock too ship to India, but it will incur a fee.