In a view to add more customers to their website, and to give customers a new shopping experience, Amazon India is hosting ‘Black Friday’ preview sale on its Global Store for India users, just like the US counterpart. In the US, Black Friday sale starts from midnight November 24, which will be tonight. Black Friday is the last day of the November ahead of the Thanksgiving weekend. Amazon India is hosting the Black Friday sale on its Global Store and to offer more to the customer, the company is also hosting app contest for its Indian users.
In the contest, Amazon India users stand a chance to win Rs 10,000 as Amazon Pay Balance if they participate in the ‘Black Friday Quiz Contest’ in their mobile app. The contest will be valid to Indian users on their mobile app, and the user will have to install the app in their iOS or Android device. The contest will have 20 winners, and only legal residents of India can take part in this contest.
For those who don’t know what Amazon Global Store, it is a section which has items from the international brands, including models and variants for electronic devices which might not be available in India. The prices in the Amazon’s Global Store generally includes the import duties which means you won’t be shelling out extra penny at the time of delivery. However, if one is buying from the international store from Amazon India, one has keep in mind that the user have to pay the duty fee, as per the law, at the time of delivery.
Of course, the import duty means prices on Amazon Global Store will be higher for a lot of products. Amazon says it will offer up to 40 per cent off on some international brands. Amazon Global Store will offer deals on headphones, laptops in the electronics department as well as for cameras and accessories.
Camera equipment like lighting, Light reflectors, tripods and telescopes are listed on the global store for those who wish to purchase such stuff from abroad. In the laptops department, Amazon has listed quite a few SKUs for offerings from Asus, including the Asus ROG gaming line, Acer’s Vivobook series, MSI, Lenovo, etc. Again some of these variants might not be easily available in India, especially the higher RAM versions for many laptops. The prices listed are inclusive of import duties as well.