Bangalore, Oct 6 : A day when it offered huge discounts to its customers, e-retailer Flipkart on Monday said the company has sold goods worth $100 million while its website got a billion hits by netizens.
In a statement, the company said: “ur teams and sellers worked days and nights to make this sale a success – and our efforts paid off. We got a billion hits on our site today and achieved our 24 hour sales target of $100 mn in GMV in just 10 hours. We are truly humbled by the immense faith our customers have shown in us. And this inspires us to dream bigger.”
The company said they were delighted by the ‘overwhelming response’ from the customers since 8 am in the morning.
“The Big Billion Day is an unprecedented day for us as this is the biggest sale ever in India. We are delighted by the overwhelming response from our customers since 8 am today. With a range of exciting offers on quality products at disruptive prices available throughout the sale period, we have created history in Indian e-commerce,” the company said.
“Our technology team has been dedicated towards addressing errors and providing constant support to accommodate the largest scale of traffic and customer visits e-commerce has witnessed across the country,” it said./IBNS