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What to expect from Flipkart’s Big Billion Days sale this year

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Big Billion Days is unofficial start of India’s busiest shopping period. Image: Bigstock
Last week, Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart announced it was hiring an additional 70,000 supply chain workers ahead of its Big Billion Days event, which serves as the unofficial start of the busy shopping period during the nation’s festive season.  With steep discounts on smartphones, televisions, furniture and apparel, Big Billion Days attracts a huge number of online shoppers. Last year, Flipkart sold a television every second and 500 beauty products every minute, and it is estimated to hav