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Amazon is back with a bang with its Great Indian Sale (GIS)! Just before the big holiday week of Republic Day, the online shopping festival is ready to mark the festive season with heavy discounts on everything under the sun from electronics to garments, kitchen accessories, kids toys, personal and home care range. While the sale (read ‘happy days’) that will last from 21st to 23rd Jan 2016, here is a list of what you can do to be better prepared for your ultimate loot at the e-commerce store:

  • Watch The Force Awakens in theatres to get into the deal hunting mood for Star Wars memorabilia
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If you have always thought Star Wars characters to be the coolest ever, some memorabilia from the movie would be the best way to always keep them with you in some form or the other! Watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theatres now so that by the time Amazon’s GIS is here, you would have decided whether you want the Star Wars Storm Trooper Sculpted Ceramic Mug or the Star Wars Darth Vader and Storm Trooper Salt and Pepper Shakers!

 

  • Figure out what resolutions you’ll actually keep through the year so that you can start making a wish-list for GIS
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Are you eager to meet the fitter you or want to think positive for every negative situation in your life? Make your wish-list for the GIS so that you can get some cool fitness equipment or weight loss supplements or even some books and personal care items on positive thinking as a New Year resolution gift for yourself at heavily discounted rates!

 

  • Run through all the Best of 2015 lists on the Web to know exactly what to buy at the GIS
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From blockbuster movies to top hits to most-read books to even the best WWE matches of 2015, make a note of the best of 2015. That way you know what to shop for when the Great Indian Sale is here!

 

  • Make lists of friends, relatives etc. and their birthdays so you can do their birthday shopping on GIS.
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A new year brings an ample number of birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions with family, friends and relatives. Keep track of these special days and set reminders on your mobile so that you can select the choicest gifts for your loved ones once the GIS is here! What more, every 30 minutes you have a new offer on display!

 

  • Start looking for that puppy you’ve always wanted because the GIS will have great deals on pet food and care.
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Animal lover, are you? Always wanted to bring the cute little Pomeranian or the Pug home but thought about the pet care accessories and their availability and stopped your wandering mind right there? Now there is nothing to stop you from getting the furry animal home as you can have huge discounts on pet food and care accessories by well-known brands on Amazon GIS.

 

  • Make your own gadget wish-list and celebrate your true freedom before the Republic Day is here!
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Amazon’s GIS will offer some great discounts on all electronic items! What better way to swoon over more and more gadgets than this? High-on-features and quality gadgets are going to be available for you to pick and choose. While you hold on to your grand electronic purchase until 21st Jan 2016, you can make a wish-list of your favourite gadgets and get prepped up to bring afore the gadget geek in you!

 

  • Skim through your wardrobe before the GIS to buy the right apparels and accessories for the upcoming weddings and social events
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While casuals and formal shirts are a year-long affair, this is the season for weddings and cocktail parties. That being said, the amazing deals with GIS on sarees, lehengas, suits, salwars and other ethnic outfits will leave you asking for more. So, keep updated with the wedding dates of all your relatives and friends this wedding season and run through your closet to see what exactly you need to look the diva that you are on those occasions!

 

  • Think of what you always wanted to gift that little one of yours
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Kids can never have enough when the Great Indian Sale is there to pamper them! From the Purple Snowflake Band (wrist watch) to colourful bathroom LED light to a Deluxe Art Set, there are choicest of attractive gifts for the growing prince and angel. Take your pick when the GIS is here but before that give your child’s wishes some thought and buy them their favourite toy or accessory. You will never see a better smile on your child’s face!

 

  • Count people you have always wanted to gift something special
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Even as Valentine’s Day is around the corner, your partner is not the only one who can be gifted. There are always people who have a special place in our lives or those we look up to, and it is time you make a mental note of such people in your life and the gifts they would appreciate, before the 21st.

 

  • Make a list of all kitchen and dining items you have secretly wished for
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Have you always eyed the roti-maker in the mall and thought of how it could be a precious item in your kitchen, saving you so much time and effort and also the pressure to make round rotis? Here is your chance to make it your own at the Amazon GIS. Make a list of more such kitchen accessories meanwhile so that you can make the best of this sale.

 

  • Do your own research on the smartphone features you desire because GIS can help you with crack the deal
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With a vast range of Mobile brands from iPhones to Samsung to Sony to Micromax and more, the GIS can be your one-stop shop for attractive deals on smartphones. So, if you have been wishing to own a feature-rich smartphone at a reasonable rate, do your research before the GIS spreads the table for you.

 

  • Run through your travel needs for your upcoming travel plans so that GIS can sort it out for you
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If you have been meaning to take a trip to the hills and have been looking for a compact and secure wallet and passport holder or an emergency first-aid kit, now is the time to make a list of all such travel needs so that you can make your travel smoother and safer once the GIS is here.

 

Make the best of this time to prepare for the sale! Happy Shopping!

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First Published On : Jan 20, 2016 11:29 IST

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