E-commerce major Amazon on Thursday announced that its sellers will now be able to register on Amazon.in marketplace and manage their online business in Hindi. This will include everything from registering as an Amazon seller for the first time to managing orders, inventory management and accessing performance metrics, all of it in the language of their preference, said an Amazon statement.
"The experience has been made available on the Amazon seller website as well as on the mobile app. Amazon also provides Seller Support Services and Seller University videos and tutorials in Hindi," it said. According to the company, hundreds of Amazon sellers from tier-I, II and III cities across Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Punjab, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh have switched to the Hindi experience to manage their accounts during the six-months testing phase.
During the testing phase, for the first time, new sellers from markets like Darbhanga in Bihar, Barmer in Rajasthan, Mahoba in Uttar Pradesh, Hailakandi in Assam and Bardhaman in West Bengal signed up on the Amazon.in the marketplace. Gopal Pillai, VP Seller Services, Amazon India, said: "As we look at enabling more and more of Indian MSMEs to embrace e-commerce to grow, we continue to double-down our efforts on vernacular, voice and video powered initiatives.
The launch of the vernacular registration and account management experience for sellers starting with Hindi is a step in that direction." He said that this becomes all the more significant today as businesses emerge from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and explore new opportunities for growth.