FAIITA meet HP over un­eth­i­cal e-commerce dis­counts

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Fed­er­a­tion of All In­dia IT As­so­ci­a­tion (FAIITA) has re­cently con­ducted a meet­ing on Oc­to­ber 3 with HP to dis­cuss the im­pact of dis­counts of­fer­ing by e-commerce com­pa­nies on off­line mar­ket.

The na­tional as­so­ci­a­tion has re­ceived the con­cern from the mem­bers as­so­ci­a­tion from all re­gions that e-commerce com­pa­nies like Flip­kart, Ama­zon and Snapdeal are of­fer­ing heavy dis­count upto 20% on var­i­ous lap­top brands like HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asus on fes­tive sea­son. These heavy dis­counts cause af­fect­ing the off­line mar­ket with pric­ing.

FAIITA in­ter­nal meet­ing was held on Septem­ber 26th in Mumbai where the com­mit­tee has de­cided to take ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tion and have writ­ten to OEMs about this con­cern.

OEMs have taken the im­me­di­ate ac­tion on it and HP held a meet­ing with the

FAIITA mem­bers

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