Google ‘Great Online Shopping Festival’ begins from Dec11-Dec14


Search giant Google has announced the launch of the second Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF) which will bring about 200 leading e-commerce players in India offering best deals to customers. The second GSOF will last for 72 hours beginning December 11 to December 13, 2013. The site can be visited on


The common platform is targeting to bring about 20 million Indians to shop online for the first time through these offers. In the next few years, it is estimated to grow to 50 million. Managing Director and Vp of Google India, Rajan Anandan told reporters that the mega shopping bonanza is back after the tremendous response last year which lasted for 24 hours. He added that this year, the initiative will see from leading classified firms,auto companies, telecom companies, online travel sites, fashion labels, health and e-coomerce complanies.

Google India Industry Director e-commerce Nitin Bawankule said that discounts will range from 20 % to 80 % in many categories. Also on offer is up to 45 % discount on computers and tablets, up to 40 % on mobile phones, up to 50 % discount on speakers, headphones & men’s accessories, up to 30 % discount on cameras, up to 50 % off on TVs, up to 60 % off on luxury watches, up to 20 % discount on air tickets in domestic routes, up to 80 % off on home decor, flat 40 % off on furniture, 40 % on men’s footwear and many more.

Update: The sale has been extended by 1 more day and is now ending on Dec 14, 2013.

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