The Anatomy of an Online Sale

Who doesn’t love a good online sale? We’re all guilty of making useless irrational purchases every single time a major online retailer announces a promotional sale. I am probably one of the worst when it comes to online sales. The thing’s hit me so bad lately, I’ve decided to pen down my experience as well as my observations around each major sale. It’ll be alright if we’re not friends after you read this.

Each major online sale include four major components.
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5 Online Indian Book Stores Reviewed

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E-commerce has come of age in India. Online book stores in India are making the most of it. From the times when people were too shy to give out their credit card numbers to spending a major part of their income in buying online. Indians have finally realized the importance of buying online. Apart from other things, books remain on the top. It makes sense to buy books online rather than the conventional way. One, it’s easier to look for the book that you want to buy and two, it’s much cheaper when you buy online. The low prices, free shipping and a large numbers of books available online have turned people like me to buy books online only.

Here’s a review of the top 5 online Indian book stores. Let me assure you there’s no official ranking involved, I call these the top 5 based on a number of factors. Also I have not listed them in any particular sequence/ranking here, the top 5 here means that all the five stores reviewed below are all at the same level. I wanted to do this for quite sometime now but I wanted to a proper review only after making a purchase. So I’ve reviewed FlipKart, Infibeam and Indiaplaza while Ishtleen has reviewed Landmark and The Oxford Book Store. The basis for ranking is based on ; User Interface, Prices, Availability, Customer support, Shipping. We’ve also reviewed the pros and cons of each book store.
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Discount for Students on Apple Macbooks!

students can buy apple macbooks at a discounted price in indiaApple has launched a promotion where it is offering discounts to students, faculty or staff members of select Indian educational institutions. The offer is on Apple Macbook and Macbook Pro laptops. If you are thinking of buying a laptop for college then this might just be the best time. The offer is valid till 30th August 2008. The discount Apple is offering is approximately 12% of the market price.

Here is the price list under this promotion;


To avail the offer you must call 1800-425-4646 (MTNL/BSNL Lines) or 080-2574-4646 (from all phones) or SMS ‘SALES’ to 54646.