Amazon has announced its association with Reckitt Benckiser India Ltd to make the leading consumer hygiene brand, Dettol product portfolio available for customers in the US through Amazon’s Global Selling Program.
Dettol was launched in India in 1933, and ever since has been the gold standard of protection. Dettol has been the trusted partner of health, for millions of mothers in India, to protect their families by preventing illnesses and infections.
Even today, Dettol continues to be one of the most trusted protectors of health ranking among the top 10 Most Trusted Brands in India.
Abhijit Kamra, Director and Head, Global Trade, Amazon India, said, “Dettol is a trusted and loved brand in India, and we are thrilled to have them onboard. Through the Global Selling program, we offer them end-to-end solutions to cater to the growing appetite for quality ‘Made in India’ products amongst consumers worldwide. We are confident that our partnership with Dettol will further boost their business.”
Availability of Dettol products
Reckitt Benckiser India Ltd’s association with Amazon will help them expand and increase their penetration into the US market. Through this collaboration, Dettol India’s product Range will become easily available to millions of Amazon customers in the US.
Customers in the US can buy Dettol Antiseptic liquid manufactured exclusively in India, which is being fulfilled by Amazon. Customers will have access to this selection at prices similar to the offline retail market with the added advantage of Amazon’s 1-day delivery.
Pankaj Duhan, Chief Marketing Officer, RB Health South Asia, stated, “Our loyal customers have helped us retain our leading position as a trusted partner of health, and we want to further expand our presence amongst our global customers. In addition, with growing awareness for better hygiene and health, collaborating with Amazon’s Global Selling Program allows us direct access to the international markets and caters to the customers there.”
Amazon’s Global Selling Program in India
Amazon unveiled its Global Selling Program in India in May 2015 to provide transformative opportunities for Indian sellers to grow and scale through e-commerce exports.
As part of the Global Selling program, Amazon provides the most comprehensive suite of services to sellers of all sizes and scale to enable them to sell across the globe through Amazon’s international marketplaces. Clocking $1 billion dollars in cumulative exports till now, the company aims to enable $10B in cumulative exports by 2025.
Currently, over 60,000 Indian manufacturers, traders and brands use this platform to sell over 140M products across 12 Amazon international marketplaces worldwide, with access to customers in 180+ countries.
“This announcement is in line with our commitment to enable $10 billion in cumulative exports from India by 2025. We want to bring more Indian brands and MSMEs on board to unleash the potential of ‘Make in India’ initiative through our Global Selling program. The program provides Indian sellers access to hundreds of millions of customers across 180+ countries through Amazon’s international market places,” Kamra further added.