Business Standard

Making your list for shopping fests? Try these tricks for better discounts

Besides some smart tricks that you can employ, there are several online services to make you a savvy shopper

online shopping

Representative Image

Tinesh Bhasin
During last year’s online shopping festival, Rajasthan-based Pramod Goyal shortlisted a mobile phone priced at Rs 33,000. He saw that there was an additional Rs 3,000 offered as exchange discount for an old smartphone. He did not have one, so he bought his colleague’s old mobile for Rs 3,000 and gave it in exchange. His total discount looked like this: Rs 3,000 for exchanging old mobile, Rs 5,000 as the value of the old phone that the e-retailer paid, Rs 3,000 as an upfront discount, and 10 per cent more as a discount on his bank card. He ended up

Don't miss the most important news and views of the day. Get them on our Telegram channel

First Published: Sep 28 2018 | 1:50 PM IST

Explore News

To read the full story, subscribe to BS Premium now, at just Rs 249/ month.

Key stories on are available only to BS Premium subscribers.

Register to