Source :Live Mint
New Delhi: Online marketplace Amazon said on Tuesday that it plans to double its storage capacity in India this year and will open at least 14 new warehouses across the country, including the seven that it recently opened to boost sales of large appliances and furniture.
Amazon India (Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd) said the new warehouses will be set up in Telangana, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh and be fully operational by the end of June. The expansion of its infrastructure is intended to ensure Amazon maintains its rapid sales growth. The company reported an increase in unit sales of 124% in calendar year 2016. In the first quarter of this year, it registered a jump in unit sales of 85%.