Official rumor!Amazon's fall sale news is a rumor
Recently, BusinessInsider released an article about Amazon’s plans to launch the Prime fall sale, reporting that the event is a brand new promotion for Prime members, and the basic form is similar to that of PrimeDay .
The event was first mentioned by a seller on the Amazon Seller Forum 2 weeks ago. On June 6 , two sellers claimed to have seen an option to set up a flash sale for the "Prime Fall Sale, " which read: " Sellers can, until July 22 , 2022 (11:59 pm PT), Submit a Lightning Deal for Prime Fall Weekly, which has an FBA warehousing deadline of September 12. ”
EnvisionHorizons , the agency that helps brands sell on Amazon, also blogged about the fall sale on Thursday, June 16 , writing: " Amazon is now accepting submissions for the Prime fall sale, along with Black Friday / Cyber Monday's. trade. "
EnvisionHorizons said the Amazon Prime fall sale is called "PrimeDay 2.0."
However, when asked about the event, an Amazon spokesperson stated: "We do not comment on rumors or speculation.".
From the official news released by Amazon, it only announced that this year's Prime Day shopping event will be held on July 12-13 , and there will be 3 weeks of early discounts. Amazon has not officially released an announcement or statement about the event, so the fall promotion is false until the official announcement.
Amazon to expand delivery network in India! Towards the "Logistics Giant"!
According to foreign media reports, Amazon India recently said that it will adopt a logistics expansion strategy to achieve the goal of "creating 1 million jobs in India by 2025 " .
Karuna Shankar Pande , director of last mile division at Amazon India, said: "This cannot be accomplished without strengthening the logistics operations in Uttar Pradesh. This means Amazon will target logistics expansion in Uttar Pradesh.
According to reports, Amazon has established a relatively complete logistics network in Uttar Pradesh, and its warehouse space in three regions of Lucknow, Agra and Gorakhpur exceeds 3 million cubic feet. And, Amazon also has a huge sorting center in the state to support the parcel delivery work of more than 100,000 sellers, including artisans, small business owners, women, entrepreneurs and start-ups.
According to the report, Amazon will complete the Uttar Pradesh logistics expansion plan through three plans. Amazon will continue to partner with SMEs for delivery through the Amazon partner programme . Currently, Amazon has 1,850 fulfillment stations and partners in India, 50 of which are in Uttar Pradesh.
Pande added that under the delivery partner program, Amazon also launched the "I Have Space" program, through which it works with local stores and business owners to deliver goods to customers within a 4 -kilometer radius. The number of Uttar Pradesh stores participating in the project has doubled during the pandemic, and they play a vital role in Amazon's delivery network.
Launched in 2015 , "I Have Space" is currently operating in 28,000 blocks and kirana partners in nearly 420 cities and towns in India, and is able to successfully help Amazon deliver goods to customers in remote areas.