Meesho has set a record of around 87.6 lakh orders on the first day of its flagship festive sale.
This is almost 80 percent more than the first day of sales last year.
Meesho said that around 6.5 crore active products have been listed at the lowest prices.
New Delhi. SoftBank-backed e-commerce firm Meesho on Saturday claimed that it received around 87.6 lakh orders on the first day of the five-day festive sale, ie Friday. With this, Meesho said that it has jumped about 80 percent in business. The company said in a statement that about 85 percent of the orders came in Tier 2, 3 and 4 cities on the first day.
Meesho has created a record of around 87.6 lakh orders on the first day of its flagship festive sale event and Meesho Mega Blockbuster Sale. This is the highest number of orders recorded by the company in a single day, up almost 80 percent from the first day of sales last year. The company said it has received orders from all parts of the country, including Alappuzha, Chhindwara, Davengere, Hassan, Gopalganj, Guwahati, Siwan, Thanjavur, Jamnagar and Ambikapur.
Record breaking purchases of many items including bluetooth headphones
Meesho said that around 6.5 crore active products have been listed at the lowest prices. According to the company, on the first day of the sale, there was a bumper sale of fashion, beauty and personal care products, home and kitchen items as well as electronic accessories. While some users made record-breaking purchases of a range of items ranging from sarees to analog watches, jewelery sets, mobile cases and covers and Bluetooth headphones to fulfill their festive shopping aspirations.
Will continue our service in any part of the country
The company says that about 85 percent of the orders and about 75 percent of the sellers are coming from Tier 2 and beyond cities. We are fulfilling the demand of users in every part of the country. I am happy for this. Meesho CXO Utkarsh Kumar said that we will promote hyperlocal business and discovery of products. He said that to strengthen MSMEs and to meet the demand of users, we will continue our service in any part of the country.