tech2 News StaffOct 06, 2014 15:10:37 IST
Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale has started today, and according to the company's press statement, there are a lot of great offers for consumers. Some on the list include: items at price of Re 1, Upto 30 percent off on smartphones, Laptops starting Rs 15,000, 50 percent off on fashion & perfumes and toys.
And while these do sound a like a tempting deal, not every consumer was having a good time on Flipkart.
According to the reactions on Twitter, the sale hasn't lived up to the expectations of consumers. There are complaints about products going out of stock, getting the 404 error on the site and people learning about the "no refunds and cancellations" clause as being part of the items sold in the sale. Interestingly both Snapdeal and Amazon, rivals to Flipkart are also offering their own sales and deals.
Many consumers took to Twitter to mock the sale and to complain about the 404 error. Some joked that Flipkart was playing hard to get like an ex-girlfriend, while others noted that Flipkart had made IRCTC look better in comparison.
Check out a collection of tweets:
Most deals on #BigBillionDay are either out of stock or sold out 😐
— অগ্নিভ নিয়োগী (@Aagan86) October 6, 2014
Year 2020: People buy everything online. Upset mall owners run a #BigBillionDay campaign. Shoppers killing each other. Blood everywhere.
— Akshar (@AksharPathak) October 6, 2014
— THE BACK BENCHERS (@Dbackbenchers) October 6, 2014
Flipkart: EID SPECIAL SALE!! HEAVY DISCOUNTS!! HURRY UP!! Me: Can't find products with discounts printed in the ads Flipkart: LOL! Goat you!
— The Bad Doctor (@doctoratlarge) October 6, 2014
Xth board: 404 not found JEE results: 404 not found CAT reslts: 404 not found Flipkart sale: 404 not found Life is a quest to find 404
— GabbbarSingh (@GabbbarSingh) October 6, 2014
So, Flipkart is giving 44% off on Half Girlfriend. Which of course makes it just slightly over a Quarter Girlfriend. — Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) October 6, 2014
'Sold out' is to Flipkart what "Please try again later" is to IRCTC. #BigBillionDay
— Gautam (@gautamverma23) October 6, 2014
— Anant Sinha (@AnantSinha67) October 6, 2014
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