Considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that constitutes the largest global public health crisis in a century, face masks have indeed become a significant part of our lives. And as the deadly virus continues to spread, Amazon India joins the bandwagon of responsible brands by launching a dedicated store for PPE and face masks on its online platform.
Face masks available at the store are from over 35 Indian sellers across the country. Some of these popular brands include W for Women, Louis Philippe and Max amongst many others. The dedicated store also offers masks from some local sellers.
Apart from cloth masks, the Amazon mask store also features surgical masks including N95 masks.
The e-commerce company maintains that while N95 and surgical masks have witnessed a significant surge in demand on the online platform, cloth masks too have proven to be equally sought-after.
The Indian Government and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have advised all citizens to use surgical masks, cloth masks or homemade masks while stepping out in order to contain the spread of coronavirus.
In addition to PPE kits and face masks, Amazon India also makes available sanitisers and gloves on its online store.
The brand launched a B2B wholesale store for PPE, catering to businesses and frontline organisations like healthcare, in May this year.