Amazon, Flipkart in war mode as demand swell in India
With malls, shops, commercial establishments and retail stores being shut amid growing new coronavirus scare in India, leading etailers like Amazon and Flipkart have announced drastic measures to keep the orders moving albeit slowly as panic buying continues.
According to Amazon, as COVID-19 has spread, it has seen an increase in people shopping online.
“In the short term, this is having an impact on how we serve our customers. In particular, you will notice that we are currently out of stock on some popular brands and items, especially in household staples categories,” the company said in a recent blog post.