Panasonic India resumes sales in the country
News Desk, News Nation 360: Panasonic India, a diversified technology company, today announced that it has resumed sale of its products were allowed as per Govt guidelines. Starting this week, all Panasonic products are available on online platforms - Amazon, Flipkart and offline stores in the Green and Orange zones. The company’s operations were suspended since March 22, 2020, in line with government
directives of lockdown to curtail the spread of Covid-19. Following the guidelines by the government, the company has prepared for staggered operations at the retail and brand stores that have been recalibrated to abide by the social distancing norms. The company has also introduced special offers with 10% cashback and attractive finance schemes to help consumers in current times. Committed to the safety and well-being of its employees and the consumers, the company has deployed all safety measures such as placement of sanitizers, mandatory usage of masks, and contact-less assistance to consumers. Panasonic has also resumed field service to repair and service appliances, along with a host of new initiatives for the consumers like same-day installation depending on the area, AC service using Jet pumps so as to shorten the technician’s stay at customer’s place, Extended Warranty for all products. With this, Panasonic remains committed to strengthening trust among its consumers. Manish Sharma, President and CEO, Panasonic India and South Asia told they have defined the SOPs basis their learnings from their operations in other countries and as a first step, their product development and R&D teams will be starting work. They will closely observe the market demand this week and take a call on production. They have divided their manufacturing plant, which currently has assembly lines for Air Conditioners and Washing Machines, into zones with a roster of workers demarcated against each, preventing any engagement between them. Along with social distancing, sanitizing they will ensure all guidelines are followed for the health & safety of their workforce. They plan to start with 25% capacity and slowly take it up to 50% in a month’s time. Likewise, they have divided their corporate office into zones with a limited number of employees coming in for now. Panasonic India will continue to closely monitor the situation and take appropriate action as per regulatory and administrative guidance. Product page links on Amazon and Flipkart for easy reference: Amazon: Air Conditioner, Washing Machine, Beauty Care, Microwave Oven, Lumix and Flipkart: Air Conditioners, Lumix.
Report : Anustup Kundu