Amazon is the most visited shopping site in India, accounting for 30% of the e-commerce market in India.

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[Summary] After consolidating its position in e-commerce, Amazon launched several products in India, such as Amazon Echo, Prime Video, Prime Subscription, Kindle, third-party devices supporting Alexa, Amazon Music and Amazon Pay.
Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon
Tencent Technologies News, August 5, according to foreign media reports, retail giant Amazon landed in India on June 5, 2013. For Jeff Bezos, the world’s top billionaire, it has changed the way India buys and sells. Today, Amazon accounts for 30% of India’s e-commerce market and has become India’s most visited shopping site.
Bezos said: “As we have often said in Amazon, today is still the first day of starting a business, and future opportunities make me energetic and humble. From listening to music, voice shopping and even calling a taxi, voice assistant Alexa can do anything. Thousands of third-party developers are expanding Alexa’s capabilities for our Indian customers.
Hundreds of thousands of Indian companies now sell products on Amazon. in. After consolidating its position in e-commerce, Amazon launched several products in India, such as Amazon Echo, Prime Video, Prime Subscription, Kindle, third-party devices supporting Alexa, Amazon Music and Amazon Pay.
According to market research firm IDC, Amazon Echo led the Indian smart speaker Market by 59% in 2018, followed by Google Home (39%). In India, nearly eight third-party brands have built-in Alexa for 13 different devices. Developers can now start building Alexa skills for Indian customers, using the new Hindi voice model provided in Alexa Skills Kit (ASK).
Amazon’s cloud computing business, AWS, generated $8.38 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2019, an increase of 37%, with India ranking first in supporting the AWS cloud. AWS has been investing in India for a long time. Today, AWS Cloud is being used by several active customers for a variety of applications, including Web hosting, big data analysis, ML/AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobile applications and mission-critical business applications.
The AWS customer list includes HDFC Life, Ashok Leyland, Aditya Birla Finance, MakeMyTrip, redBus, L&T Infotech and several other companies. Ed Lenta, managing director of AWS Asia Pacific, recently said: “Over the past few years, we have brought an expanding set of capabilities to customers, businesses, governments and start-ups in various industries in India.”
AWS currently provides more than 200 security compliance, more than any other cloud computing provider. In May, the company announced that Mumbai Cloud was the third available area.
To further expand its business in India, Amazon India has launched a package-free delivery plan in nine Indian cities, which reduces waste by delivering orders in original packaging and merging multiple shipments into reusable crates or corrugated cartons.
Amazon has signed a lease with GMR Hyderabad Airport City to expand its largest distribution center (FC) in India. The existing Amazon India Distribution Center covers more than 37,000 square meters, and will now expand to 16,700 square meters.
In June, Amazon announced the launch of its largest delivery station in Telangana, with an area of more than 1858 square meters. Amazon has three distribution centers in Hyderabad, with storage space exceeding 90,000 cubic meters. Amazon also has two sorting centers in Hyderabad, with a processing capacity of 9290 square meters. In Telangana, Amazon has about 90 self-owned and service partner delivery stations.
Amazon hopes the Indian government will issue a “stable and predictable” e-commerce policy that will allow the retail giant to continue investing in India and create jobs. The Ministry of Commerce of India is currently finalizing its national e-commerce policy, and transnational corporations have raised concerns about certain provisions of the draft policy.
Brian Olsavsky, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Amazon, said last week: “Our engagement with the Indian government has made us optimistic about our cooperation in the search for a stable and predictable policy that will enable us to continue investing in our technology and infrastructure.” Amazon is going all out to pursue its Indian dream. (Tencent Technology Revision/Jinlu)