HomeShop18, India’s favourite 24 hour home shopping channel celebrated Diwali with a bang this year by launching its popular one of a kind nationwide promotion “Diwali Dhamaal”. During the festive season, not only did India’s favorite shopping destination witness record sales figures but also lead the TAM charts scoring better than some of the popular lifestyle TV channels. With the Diwali Dhamaal a huge success, HomeShop18′s sales soared with 45% growth month on month.
— India’s first and number one Home Shopping Channel continued to lead from the front, scoring 1.13 GRP’s (Source: TAM Week 42, TG: CS 4+, Markets: All India). While customers shopped from all parts of the country, an increased visibility was seen from tier II markets with PAN India reach of 85.5 mn/week (Source: TAM Week 42, TG: CS 4+, Markets: All India). The channel saw an overwhelming response from its customers as the contact centre received 1.2 million calls during the promotion period with repeat customers growing to over 35%.
On receiving such an overwhelming response, Sundeep Malhotra, CEO, HomeShop18, said, “It is a proud moment for us at HomeShop18. We have spent the last few years in trying to build customers confidence by bringing in quality products, established brands and value offers. The result of our hard work can be widely seen from the sales and TAM figures. Our popular Diwali Dhamaal promotion has surely set a benchmark for years to come.”
The complete Hostellers this festive season were Non Stick Cookware from Crystal, Anjali, Everwel and Demonte Dinner Sets, Microwaves from Whirlpool and Godrej, Mobiles, DVD Players, Cameras and Camcorders from Olympus, Samsung, and Kodak. This Diwali HomeShop18 also launched new products and brands. Among the new products that Homeshop18 launched were HappyCall Kitchenware a Brand from Korea, Sanjeev Kapoor’s electric Tandoor and new range of Apparels both from Men and Women from brands like Reebok, Lee, Levi’s, Biba, Anaya Sarees etc.
During the festive season of Diwali, HomeShop18 took the celebrations a step further by giving a super bonanza to the customers – The chance to win bumper draws each week during the promotion period from October 8 – November 7, 2010. These Bumper Draws saw more than 4000 winners. Each Bumper Draw offered customers a chance to win a variety of products from established and renowned brands. The Mega lucky draw has incredible mega prizes which include cars like Honda City and Swift, Yamaha Motorcycles, Samsung LED & LCD Televisions, Acer Laptops and thousands of other prizes. The Mega Lucky Draw will be broadcast live on HomeShop18 channel and the draw will be done in presence of an audience and brand sponsors on the November 30, 2010.
Source: Press release distribution via India PRwire
Notes to Editor
HomeShop18 is the Network18 Group’s online & on-air retail marketing and distribution venture which launched India’s first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel on April 9 2008. HomeShop18 is India’s first comprehensive virtual retail business, operating in a multimedia environment including television, web, catalogue and other media to reach high quality products and services directly to customers across the country.
HomeShop18 has partnered with the best brand owners, such as Apple, Motorola, Samsung, Whirlpool, Philips, Kaya, Reebok, Lee, Levi’s and many more to provide superlative quality and exceptional value. HomeShop18 is committed to providing a delightful and dependable customer experience, through entertaining and outstanding content on TV & the Web and its high quality captive customer sales centre. Its customer-centric practices, including free home delivery, multiple payment options and 15 days ‘no questions’ asked replacement guarantee make shopping with HomeShop18 a smarter and a more convenient experience.
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anamika Pandey (PR)