Lenovo and Intel partner with Paytm Mall to address SMB customers
Lenovo and Intel have entered into a partnership with Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm E-commerce. With a collective aim to reach out to 10 million small and medium businesses (SMBs) by 2020, under this partnership, Paytm Mall will host a unique Lenovo brand store on its platform to drive discovery and instant purchases of the SMB range of laptops.
The brand store will enable the customers to make instant purchases and avail exciting cashback offers. The consumers will have the advantage of a large assortment of readily available products under one umbrella, fast delivery and protection against in-transit damages. This collaboration will provide a seamless shopping experience with added online benefits for the consumer. The SMB customers can obtain a GST invoice which will help them claim input tax as well. Apart from this, there will option to purchase laptops on interest-free EMIs. The platform is also offering low-cost extended warranty and lucrative purchase offers to SMBs.
Ashish Sikka, Head of SMB, Lenovo India, says, “SMBs are at the forefront of driving economic growth of the nation. While SMBs are driving tremendous innovation, they still face challenges when it comes to adoption of the right IT infrastructure to gain operational efficiencies. With this association, we look forward to empower our customers with the right range of products and services which enhance their buying experience and improve productivity. This partnership also enables our partners and provides them with Paytm’s wide digital network leading to a superior quality shopping experience for our consumers.”
Amit Sinha, COO, Paytm Mall, says, “We have announced the availability of SMB-focused notebooks on our platform in partnership with Lenovo and Intel. This partnership will enable the SME community to get the widest range of products, doorstep delivery and exciting offers all in one place.”
Rahul Malhotra, Director – Retail, Intel India, says, “This initiative is in line with Intel India’s effort to engage with growing business to establish the relevance of technology in general, and PCs in specific. Lenovo’s Intel technology-powered devices, combined with Paytm’s significant reach, will enable the 11-million-plus SMBs in India to not only become more efficient, but also to explore newer business opportunities.”
SMBs can choose from a broad portfolio of products that include Intel’s 8th-gen-powered E series, V330, ThinkPad T series, X series and the convertible range of the Yoga series. The price of products will range between Rs.39,900 and Rs.89,692, depending on the configuration.