Flipkart recently said that they delivered 1 crore shipments within the first five days of Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale which is 10 times growth in comparison to 2019’s Big Billion Days where 10 lakh deliveries were made by Flipkart.
Flipkart was getting 110 orders placements per second and the momentum was among the categories of mobiles, fashion, electronics, BGMH (books, general merchandise and home) and home furnishing.
Cheering for MSMEs, there was a record of 66.6 crore visits during the Big Billion Days with around 52% visits coming from tier III cities and others. 3.5 million deliveries were done via Kirana partners within the first five days of the Big Billion Days Sale.
Nandita Sinha, Vice President of Customer Growth & Engagement at Flipkart said that the revival of demand and resurgence in consumption might remain even after the Big Billion Days Sale as they continue to uplift the whole ecosystem.
Flipkart Big Billion Days witnessed 1.5 times number of transaction sellers compared to 2019 and among them, more than 35% saw 3 times more sale compared to last year.
The amount of crorepati sellers went up 1.5 times and 1.7 times jump in lakhpati sellers.
Flipkart recorded two times growth of customers this time in the category of mobiles. The premium category for smartphones saw 3.2 times growth that was being particularly driven by Apple, Samsung and Google phones. Customers of tier III drove the sale of large appliances with 50% demand coming from regions of tier III itself.