The COVID-19 situation has now much more fierce in lots of countries. For stopping the chain of this pandemic disease almost all of the countries announced the lockdowns. Lockdown resulted in the stopping of almost all of the commercial businesses. E-commerce is one of them. In India, from 22 March the lockdown is announced and is again extended till the 3rd of May. Though the government decided to give some services permission with strict advisories and rules to follow. The government is giving some relaxations from the lockdown from 20th April for some businesses. Earlier, Amazon and Flipkart two major E-commerce players in India told that they will resume the services from 20th April with precautions.
So, there are talks going on with Amazon and Flipkart about the availability of mobile services. Realme, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo are making talks with the Governments as well as E-commerce players. The CEO of Realme, Madhav Sheth Stated in the quote as below. Not only the Realme but Xiaomi India Spokesperson also stated, “We are currently discussing the details with all our partners and evaluating. We will be able to share an update at a later stage on receiving complete clarity”.
There will be boost for e-commerce business as the retail shops are closed. There is opening for the E-commerce business to get the profit. Though considering these pandemic situations something is needed to give a hand to economy too. Realme has already stated that they are going to sell the smartphone from 20th April through Flipkart and their online store. So other players might also jump into this soon.
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