Amazon India will now allows customers to buy used books through a separate store on the website and mobile app. The store currently has over 100,000 offers on titles and used books are graded by sellers as Used-Like New, Used-Good and Used-Acceptable based on their condition. This information is visible to every customer at the time of purchase. Note that people who want to sell books cannot sell it directly to Amazon and settle it as a peer-to-peer transaction. But the books come from sellers on Amazon who have undertaken to list and sell only genuine products. Amazon claims that it has 9400 sellers on the platform selling books. As a launch offer, customers who buy used books for over Rs 399 from the same seller are offered free shipping. Currently it has four sections for used books - literature, romance. biography and textbooks. Amazon…
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