Amazon, the world’s largest e-commerce platform, is all set to organize the third edition of Small Business Day 2020 on June 27. Several manufacturers, startups, artisans, and local workers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic will participate in the event. The event will encourage consumers to find and buy unique products offered by small businesses and micro-entrepreneurs.
By this event, the customers will have the opportunity to support small businesses, women entrepreneurs, local employment, and conclusively the economy. Amazon India stated that customers would be able to discover some more reliable products from these theme stores while empowering millions across the country through their purchase on Small Business Day.
The small business and enterprises run bu rural and urban people are the backbone of the Indian economy. The market was on a sustained growth momentum until Covid-19 disrupted it. At the same time, Amazon is now committed to support them and assist them in generating customer demand for their products.
During the second edition of Small Business Day in December last year by Amazon, more than 1200 vendors saw the highest sales in a single day. Amazon announced, such small businesses and people associated with the program witnessed a sales increase of 2.5 times. Moreover, women entrepreneurs selling as part of the Amazon Saheli program saw a jump of 1.7 times. This event by Amazon will surely help the local and small businesses to survive in this pandemic and generate good money.
Amazon opening up job opportunities for people
The trend of online shopping among people bored in lockdown has increased significantly due to the Corona crisis. People are ordering non-essential and essential items online at their doorstep and are avoiding going to the market due to fear of infection. Sensing the ever-increasing demand for online shopping, Amazon has announced to provide temporary jobs to 50 thousand people in India.