On December 13, 2018, Amazon India partnered with the Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) to encourage MSMEs to sell products online through e-commerce.
i. Amazon.in will collaborate with FISME to conduct various events and workshops across the country to educate MSMEs about:
Online selling domestically,
B2C exports to enable them to sell across multiple international locations.
Areas such as logistics, cataloguing, imaging, taxation,
Brand building, documentation, listing methodology and services such as Fulfilment by Amazon & Sponsored Ads.
i. Apart from this, Amazon.in has partnered with other government bodies and non-profit organisations to bring SMEs on board. These include:
National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD), UP and Telangana governments, etc.
ii. Amazon India is also organising a ‘Small Business Day’ on December 16 to showcase unique and hard-to-find products from MSMEs under its various programmes such as Kala Haat, Amazon Saheli, Amazon Select, and Amazon Launchpad.
♦ Headquarters: Bengaluru.