Very soon eCommerce major Amazon's studio-on-wheels service, Tatkal, would allow hundreds of sellers to sell products online and experience the benefits of launching an online business.
Amazon Sellers Services Private Director and General Manager Gopal Pillai said that the recently launched Amazon Tatkal, will engage with entrepreneurs, artisans, manufacturers and sellers to help them sell online on the spot.
Pillai said that the company had launched Tatkal four weeks ago in Delhi and Kozhikode and has so far covered 15 cities, adding that presently Amazon.in has five crore products from 75,000 sellers.
The number of sellers had witnessed a 250 per cent growth annually in 2015 and this launch would help many small and medium businesses in India experience the ease and convenience of selling on Amazon.in marketplace in 60 minutes.
According to Pillai, 65 per cent of business was happening in tier II and tier III cities and the business in October-December in 2015 surpassed the total of the whole of 2014.
Tatkal would navigate through the country to provide various services, including registration, imaging and cataloguing, as well as basic seller training mechanism. Pillai also informed that it would visit seller-dense pockets across multiple cities over the next several months.