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E-commerce firms to create 300,000 jobs this festive season: RedSeer

E-commerce companies see a large chunk of their business coming in during the festive sales

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About 20 per cent of these temporary workers are not let go at the end of festive season

Press Trust of India
About 300,000 jobs are expected to be created by various e-commerce and logistics companies during this year's festive season, a report by RedSeer said on Tuesday.

Most of the hiring by e-commerce platforms ahead of festive season is temporary and done ahead of time to prepare for surge in orders during the various sale periods.

However, about 20 per cent of these temporary workers are not let go at the end of festive season, RedSeer said.

About 70 per cent of these three lakh jobs are expected to be offered by online platforms like Amazon and Flipkart, while the remaining

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First Published: Sep 29 2020 | 9:12 PM IST

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