Bangalore: METRO Cash & Carry is introducing slew of digital solutions for small and medium businesses with its fifth edition of Own Business Day (OBD); a special day celebrated on second Tuesday of October every year (13th October). The registrations have already been opened for all independent ‘own businesses’ to participate.
To highlight importance of ‘own businesses’ to the local economy and to create new opportunities for them; METRO Cash & Carry had launched Own Business Day (OBD) in 2015. It is celebrated as a tribute to business owners in all the countries where METRO operates. OBD offers business customers various tools and digital solutions to enhance businesses’ visibility, particularly online, and garner more customer loyalty and footfalls.
As part of the initiative, the company is helping small businesses & kiranas to list their business on google to augment their business visibility, revenue and footfalls. Apart from rolling out special offers for the kiranas to stay agile in the upcoming festive season, kiranas are also being incentivized for ordering on METRO’s e-commerce app, which also includes free delivery on select days.