From left: At the partnership, Daraz Sri Lanka Head of Operations Darshika Attanayake, Head of Commercials Yohan Philips, Country Manager Bart Van Dijk, Hutch Sri Lanka CEO Thirukumar Nadarasa, Head of Sales and Marketing Ramzeena Morseth Lye, Hutch Sri Lanka Head of Marketing Communications Dilanie De Silva and Assistant Manager Marketing Communications Jehan Mannan
Online mega-store Daraz.lk has announced the launch of Mobile Week in partnership with Hutch – seven days of extraordinary deals on mobile phones and accessories hitting the store on 23 June.
The Mobile Week will be bringing together the biggest international mobile phones at incredibly low prices. As part of some pre-hype activities for the sale, Daraz.lk has started running weekly contests, offering a free Samsung Galaxy S8 and other giveaways on their Facebook page. The buzz has already started on social media as people are rushing to get in on the deals.
Mobile Week on Daraz.lk gives customers a chance to enjoy up to 75 percent off on their favourite mobile brands, plus daily flash sales on the hottest brands like Samsung, Apple, HTC, Huawei, Xiaomi and much more. The flagship smartphone for Daraz Mobile Week will be the Samsung Galaxy S8 priced at Rs.94,656 and the Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus priced at Rs.106,650.
The week-long sale will also feature more than 200 genuine branded smartphones with warranties starting from just Rs.8,100 to ensure there is a mobile for everyone regardless of their budget. Daraz’s partnership with Hutch will avail free shipping, island wide on all devices bought during Mobile Week along with a free pre-loaded Hutch SIM to ensure the best experience for customers.
In addition to the jaw dropping deals and discounts, customers can also enjoy flexible payment schemes to make their shopping easier. Commercial Credit cardholders will be able to pay in 12 monthly instalments at no extra-cost. Hatton National Bank and Standard Chartered Bank credit cardholders will also be able to pay in monthly instalments up to 36 months.
Commenting on the event, Daraz Sri Lanka Country Manager Bart Van Dijk said, “Mobile Week is an incredible opportunity to give our customers value for their money. As one of the top pioneers in the e-commerce sector in Sri Lanka, Daraz.lk has created a niche for itself by constantly setting up the pace as evidenced in our previous events like Black Friday. In Mobile Week, everyone has worked hard to make sure there is a mobile for everyone.”
Commenting on the partnership for Daraz Mobile Week, Hutch CEO Thirukumar Nadarasa mentioned, “We are delighted to partner Daraz.lk, for the biggest online mobile sale to be conducted in Sri Lanka. There has been a lot of energy and enthusiasm working with Daraz over the recent times, enabling us to share the synergies between the two organizations across various initiatives. With the goal of helping to promote the new digital lifestyle in Sri Lanka by ensuring every Sri Lankan has a smartphone and an affordable high quality data connectivity, we believe Daraz.lk’s vision goes in hand with the brand promise Hutch has for its customers.”