When the hallways are empty, meeting room walls are bare and crowds are no longer milling about in cafeterias at the humongous offices of e-commerce firms Flipkart and Amazon during their biggest annual sale events, surely there is something amiss.

Yet, peer into their data pipes and armies of more than 10,000 employees each are remotely engaged in a flurry of activity, as they expect to hit multi-billion-dollar sales targets in the span of just a few days.

“The level of excitement that we have for the sale is like a ‘ghar ki shaadi’ (family wedding),” said Nikita Prakash, a senior brand manager at Flipkart.

Read more at The Economic Times