Amazon India establishes presence in 2,100 urban centres

Security guards stand at the reception desk of the Amazon India office in Bengaluru, India, August 14, 2015. REUTERS/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

The logistics footprint of Amazon India grew three times to more than 2,100 cities and towns in 2015 as the online marketplace invested hundreds of crores of rupees to make its delivery service a key differentiator.

Its famed customer service helped Amazon gain market share from local rivals Flipkart Ltd and Snapdeal (Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd) over the past year.

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