Dhaka, Aug 22 (UNB) - From now on, the Walton brand electronics and ICT products will be available in USA. For this, Bangladeshi electronics giant Walton has signed a deal with e-commerce giant Amazon. Under this agreement, various Walton brand products will be sold globally using the Amazon platform.
This deal will allow Amazon to take all kinds of Walton products. But initially, Walton brand laptops, computers, mobile phones and home appliance products will be sold in the American market, says a press release.
The agreement was signed on Thursday (August 22, 2019) at the corporate office of Walton in Dhaka where State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak was present as chief guest.
Shashank Pandey, Country Manager of Amazon BD and Engineer Liakat Ali, Executive Director of Walton Group and CEO of Computer Products Division signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations.
Vice-Chairman of Walton Hi-Tech Industries Limited S M Shamsul Alam, Managing Director S M Ashraful Alam, Walton Corporation Chairman S M Mahbubul Alam, Walton DG-Tech Industries Limited Chairman S M Rezaul Alam, Managing Director of the RB Group of Companies Tahmina Afrose Tanna, Managing Director of Walton Chemical Industries Raisa Sigma Hima and president of international business unit of Walton Group Edward Kim along with the top officials of Amazon and Walton were present on the occasion.
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak along with high officials of the two companies spoke at the signing ceremony of MoU between Amazon and Walton.
Tamarind EX, a new model of Walton laptop, was also unveiled on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Zunaid Ahmed Palak said, ‘Products made in Bangladesh are going to the American market. This is not only a historic day for Walton, but also for Bangladesh as well. It’s historic day for digital Bangladesh. Walton products are being exported to the country which lead the world's digital economy. This is a big achievement for us.’
I consider Walton not a private company but our national pride. They are making a significant contribution to the economy of the country. They are our partners in making Bangladesh a digital country, he added.
Shashank Pandey said, ‘Today is an important day for Amazon, Walton and Bangladesh. There is a global demand for the products made in Bangladesh. Through this deal, Walton products will be available on Amazon's global platform.’
State Minister for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Zunaid Ahmed Palak unveils Tamarind EX, a new model of Walton laptop.
Speaking on the occasion, Edward Kim said that Walton's target is to build a strong position in the global market through the export of $1 billion worth products. Therefore, in addition to its own brand, emphasis has been given on increasing the volume of business in the international market through OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer).
This deal with Amazon is opening up Bangladesh’s products to the American market that will pave the way for Walton to become one of the world's top brands by 2030.
Dhaka, Aug 21 (UNB)- Walton, a domestic brand, recently extended its offer -'Who will be millionaire today’ until August 31 due to large responses from customers across the country.
Under the offer, everyday customers of Walton refrigerators and freezers may get Tk 1 million (10 lakh) by registering their newly purchased fridges from Walton plaza or distributor outlet across the country under the ongoing Digital Campaign season-4.
Apart from these, sure cash vouchers or free fridge, television and other sorts of electronics are offered on the purchase of Walton brand refrigerators and freezers.
The offer was started from July 1 and ended after Eid-ul-Azha while, a number of customers across the country got Tk 10 lakh, Tk 1 lakh as reward.
Walton Executive Director Uday Hakim said that the Walton millionaire campaign got huge response from customers in the local refrigerator market this year. As a result, Walton has announced that the campaign will be extended till August 31.
The details of the customers and their purchased products including the name of customer, contact number and the model number of the product purchased are being stored on a server through the digital registration.
As a result, customers can avail the service from any Walton service center any time, even if the warranty card is lost.
Dhaka, 20 Aug (UNB)- The #1 network of friends, Airtel, has come up with an exciting SIM reactivation offer named, ‘Chole Asho’ with the best call rate and amazing data bundle offer.
Availing the offer, inactive Airtel customers can enjoy 3GB data with 5 days validity by recharging only 54 taka.
Additionally, they can also enjoy the country’s best call rate of 48 paisa/minute.
Customers purchasing a new Airtel connection or migrating from other network through Mobile Number Portability (MNP) service can only enjoy the data pack offer by recharging 54 taka.
Within the campaign period, customers can enjoy this offer as many times as they wish within three months.
The offer eligibility can be checked by dialing *999# or visiting Airtel website (https://www.bd.airtel.com) and My Airtel Apps.
Dhaka, Aug 19 (UNB) –Tradeshi Limited and Alibaba.com’s channel partner has announced Bangladeshi SMEs are to be included for the first time in the Chinese e-commerce giant’s massive B2B sourcing event, #SuperSeptember.
Shadab Parvez, founder of Tradeshi Ltd, said the maturity of marketing alignment and budget spent by Alibaba makes buying or sourcing events more exciting nowadays. The financials are humongous, and capacity by which leads are generated for suppliers and deals brokered with buyers are limitless.
Alibaba Group will watch Bangladeshi SMEs' performance at #SuperSeptember very closely, which may determine further investment by the e-commerce giant in one-stop solutions for Bangladeshi exporters such as financing, logistics and inspection services, he added.
More than five million products from over 50,000 suppliers listed in the edition of #SuperSeptember-2017.
Dhaka, Aug 18 (UNB)- Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (IBBL) recently inaugurated its agent banking outlet in Nurnagar Bazar area of Shyamnagar upazila in Satkhira.
SM Jaglul Hayder, lawmaker of Satkhira-4 constituency inaugurated the outlet as the chief guest.
The inauguration ceremony was presided over by Md Maksudur Rahman, Executive Vice President & Head of Khulna zone where Md Mesbah Uddin, head of Shyamnagar branch addressed the welcome speech.
Local businessperson, professionals and dignitaries were present on the occasion.