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Amazon India Offers Cashback to Customers Celebrating Wallet Success
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Amazon India Offers Cashback to Customers Celebrating Wallet Success

E-commerce giant Amazon is loading cash to its digital wallet for customers in India as it is actively pushing to deepen its footprint in the country battling competition from rivals-Alibaba and Walmart. A letter dated June 5 issued to customers, which also marked the fifth anniversary of launch in India, Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder offered a cashback of Rs 250 to be paid into Amazon pay wallets for customers who shopped online for goods worth Rs 1000 on Wednesday. It is interesting to note that the US retail giant has reported a 126% growth in transactions and 68% growth in unique users in its Indian business operations. Amazon has invested Rs. 700 crore in its Indian digital payment business since 2016 as it is looking forward to boosting its e-wallet and bring in new innovations...
Amazon India Head Amit Agarwal Promoted as SVP
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Amazon India Head Amit Agarwal Promoted as SVP

Amazon India head Amit Agarwal has been elevated to the post of Senior Vice President, Amazon. The company confirmed the development in an emailed statement. "This indicates how excited Amazon is about the progress the company is making in India and the opportunity Amazon sees ahead," it added. The promotion comes within a year of Agarwals inclusion in a senior leadership team that reports directly to Amazon CEO and President Jeff Bezos. Agarwal will continue to head the India operations. Amazon, which has committed investments to the tune of USD 5 billion, remains one of the fastest growing for the US-based e-tailer. The company faces intense competition in India from local player, Flipkart. The competition is further heating up as Chinese e-tailer Alibaba gears up for a stron...