Festival bonanza for you! It's raining jobs & offers

NEW DELHI: E-commerce major Flipkart expects to hire over 10,000 temporary staff to ramp up its delivery and logistics service to meet the festive demand. Flipkart's rival Snapdeal also expects creation of 10,000 temporary jobs at the company between September 15 toNovember 15, with the positions mostly being in logistics to ensure smooth deliveries. 
The Flipkart move comes as part of the preparations being made by e-commerce  as they launch offers to boost sales during the upcoming festive period. 

"With the festive season coming in, we are confident that Big Billion Days (sale) will be bigger and better than before this year. In addition to having the new capability of alternate delivery model, we are looking at hiring more than 10,000 temporary staff in logistics and last mile across the country," Flipkart chief administrative officer Nitin Seth told PTI. 
Another e-commerce giant Amazon is planning ' Great Festival Sale' fromOctober 1 to counter Flipkart's 'Big Billions Day', sale which starts fromOctober 3.  Experts say that the competition between the e-tailers will ensure a windafall for consumers.  It is expected that the consumers will get latest mobiles and electronic items at throwaway prices. 
Agencies