Snapdeal delights Harry Potter fans across India

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” home delivered within 2 hours of global launch


Anvita Shetty-Mumbai

New Delhi, 01 August, 2016: Harry Potter fans in India, eagerly awaiting the release of the new book, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” were in for a delightful surprise as Snapdeal home delivered their copies within two hours of the global launch.

Snapdeal’s super-fast deliveries were in full flow on a rainy Sunday across India, as it pulled out all stops to ensure that Harry Potter fans received their copies as soon as the global launch happened. The book was released at 11.30am in India on 31st July (midnight in the US) and within 2 hours Snapdeal customers in Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi and Gurgaon had received the first copies in their hands.

Delighted customers took to social media to express their happiness on getting their copies within hours of launch.

Vidhi from Mumbai tweeted, “Super excited! #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild Thankyou @snapdeal @1kunalbahl @rohitkbansal ! #BackToSchool

Vandita Taneja, a customer from Delhi tweeted, “@snapdeal can’t thank u enough fr making my Sunday Just received my copy of #HarryPotterAndTheCursedChild Wheeeeee”

Manvi Bajpai, a customer from Gurgaon tweeted, “After all these years? ALWAYS”…a Potterhead!Thanx @snapdeal 4 making my Sunday magical @1kunalbahl @rohitkbansal

Nivrita from Mumbai expressed her delight with her comment, “Thanks for the prompt delivery in the rain”

Delighted at the response from customers, Jayant Sood, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Snapdeal said, “At Snapdeal, we take pride in creating special experiences for our customers. The release of a new Harry Potter book is a grand occasion for Harry Potter fans, with an unsaid race to get to the end of the book first. We wanted Snapdeal customers to be the ones who win this race, powered by our super-fast deliveries!”

The special Harry Potter deliveries were accompanied by a card which said- “Here is one of the first few copies of the much awaited book, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. We thought, we’d bring it across especially for you and add a little magic to your weekend.”


About Snapdeal:

Snapdeal’s vision is to create India’s most reliable and frictionless commerce ecosystem that creates life-changing experiences for buyers and sellers. In February 2010, Kunal Bahl along with Rohit Bansal, started Snapdeal. Today Snapdeal is India’s largest online marketplace, with the widest assortment of 35 million plus products across 800 plus diverse categories from over 125,000 regional, national, and international brands and retailers. With millions of users and more than 300,000 sellers, Snapdeal is the shopping destination for Internet users across the country, delivering to 6000+ cities and towns in India. In its journey till now, Snapdeal has partnered with several global marquee investors and individuals such as SoftBank, BlackRock, Temasek, Foxconn, Alibaba, eBay Inc., Premji Invest, Intel Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mr. Ratan Tata, among others.

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