Hyderabad, August 17 2016: Amazon.in, India’s largest online store, today launched a dedicated ‘used’books store (http://www.amazon.in/used/books) with over 1, 00,000 offers across genres such as literature, romance, biography and textbooks. With the launch of a dedicated used books store, Amazon.in now becomes a one-stop destination for customers to buy new as well as used books at attractive price points and enjoy fast and reliable delivery.
Over the last 3 years Amazon.in has seen phenomenal growth and with more than 20X books sold per day since their launch in the books category. Amazon is now India’s largest book store with millions of titles and over 9400 sellers on the platform selling books.
“We are excited to launch a dedicated used books store for customers on Amazon.in. Over the years, we have witnessed a growing demand for books from customers and our constant effort has been to bring them more buying choices. With this launch,reading enthusiasts across the country can now buy used books with the same ease and convenience as buying new books.,” says Noor Patel, Director Category Management, Amazon India.
The books on the Amazon Used Books store come from sellers on Amazon who have undertaken to list and sell only genuine products- similar to any other seller on Amazon.Used books are graded by sellers as Used-Like New, Used-Good and Used-Acceptable based on their condition. This information is visible to every customer at the time of purchase. As a launch offer, customers who purchase used books for over Rs.399 from the same seller are offered free shipping..This experience is available both on the Amazon.in website and the Amazon mobile shopping app Customers benefit from a safe and secure ordering experience, convenient electronic payments, Cash on Delivery, Amazon’s 24x7 customer service support, and a globally recognized and comprehensive 100% purchase protection.
The Amazon.in marketplace is operated by Amazon Seller Services Private Ltd, an affiliate of Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Amazon.in seeks to build the most customer-centric online destination for customers to find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online by giving them more of what they want – vast selection, low prices, fast and reliable delivery, and a trusted and convenient experience; and provide sellers with a world-class e-commerce platform.
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