Amazon would help Shoppers Stop tap customers in non-metros

Vastavam web: The partnership with e-commerce major Amazon would help Shoppers Stop tap customers from non- metro markets and scale up its financial performance, a top official of the Mumbai-based retailer said.The partnership would allow Shoppers Stop list its entire portfolio of over 400 brands on Amazon.in and vise-versa Amazon experience centres will be created across the physical network of the K Raheja Corp Group s retail arm.Terming it as a win win for both the formats , he added that it is a step in the direction of omni channel, where online and offline systems are integrated.
We would collaborate and get our entire catalogue of products on Amazon.in, what it really mean that we are giving our power of assortment and catalogue to Amazon.in and in return we would actually get the massive reach of customers because they have a tremendous reach of multiple customers in multiple cities, while our presence is smaller cities tier II & III is very weak, Shrikhande said.Moreover, their catalogue would have fresh season products to avoid price conflicts as the online sales in India is driven on discounted pattern.
The catalogue would have a fresh season merchandise and that is never discounted. We see discounted product on three to four season old product and not the new season product, Shrikhande said.According to the joint statement issued by the firms yesterday, Amazon experience centres will be created across the network of 80 Shoppers Stop stores to bring in the touch and feel aspect on Amazon.in assortment.