Trivandrum: In response to widespread demand from retailers across the State, the deadline for ‘Early Bird’ registrations for the sixth edition of Grand Kerala Shopping Festival (GKSF) has been extended to October 31. Merchant Establishments wishing to participate in Season 6 of GKSF were offered a 5% discount on the registration fee between September 15 and October 15, 2012.
In a statement, U V Jose, Director, GKSF said, “We have had a flood of requests from merchants across Kerala saying they want to take advantage of the offer, so we have decided to continue the Early Bird discount until October 31. We welcome participation from all merchant establishments, particularly small retailers who can benefit greatly from the sales and branding opportunity that the festival offers.”
Online registrations for GKSF can be done through the official website or through Akshaya Centres. More than 1,000 entrepreneurs from Akshaya centres are on the field to assist with GKSF registrations, especially for smaller retail outlets.
Merchant Establishments can register in any of the three categories – Gold, Silver and General. Registration is free for eligible retail outlets in the General category. The Early Bird discounts are available for Gold and Silver registrants who will also get additional benefits including free coupons, stickers and banners.
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