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Brand Factory launches 3rd edition of Free Shopping Weekend with over 200 brands in 37 cities

Brand Factory launches 3rd edition of Free Shopping Weekend with over 200 brands in 37 cities

While the whole world is excited and crazy about the Black Friday and Single’s Day Sale, Indians this time will not feel left out, courtesy Brand Factory by Future Lifestyle Fashions. Announcing, Free Shopping Weekend (FSW) with a tongue in cheek humour, Brand Factory tells its customers #DontShopAtFSW if they like being rewarded only with discounts.

FSW will be dream for every shopaholic’s as they get to shop for more than 200 National and International brands for FREE! The 3rd season of Brand Factory Free Shopping Weekend will be held from 12th to 16th December 2018.

The last two years of Free Shopping Weekend saw tremendous response, with lakhs of customers queuing up outside the stores. The wait this year was palpable, resulting in more than 1 lakh RSVPs online, on Day 1 itself. Brand Factory rolled out a 360-degree integrated campaign where #DontShopAtFSW campaign received an massive response of over 1.2 million views on Facebook. The campaign is supported by print, TV, digital, OOH, radio along with corporate and student community tie-ups. This year, this mega shopping event will be held on a huge scale than ever before with the increased store presence in Tier II and Tier III cities.

Speaking about the scale of the Free Shopping Weekend, Roch Dsouza, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), Brand Factory says, “This is one of our biggest property and we wanted our communication to not only be direct but also fresh and exciting. #DontShopAtFSW is not just an attempt to break the clutter but it’s backed by solid consumer insights. We took this route for our digital campaign and both the films bring out the true customer experience when they hunt for deals online or during EOSS of full price retailers. They are as direct and convey the message spot on. We backed this idea with content and we are already witnessing some crazy response.”

FSW is India’s only one of its kind paid ticketed shopping event on a pan india level which is carried out in 88 stores and 37 cities. Given the scale of the event, shoppers need to pre-book their entry passes at a nominal cost of Rs.250 (Premium passes for two: for early entry to the store from 8 am) and Rs.100 (Classic passes for two: for entry post 11am). Tickets can be booked via on, or by visiting the nearest Brand Factory store. You can also redeem the value of your pass on your next purchase during 18th to 31st December.

During the Free Shopping Weekend, you have to shop for MRP worth Rs.5000, pay just Rs.2000 and you will getting back, in the form of free apparel worth Rs.500, gift vouchers worth Rs.1200, and another Rs.300 in your Future Pay wallet. Nobody would want to miss a shopping experience as big as this. Shoppers across the country unite and celebrate, here’s an experience you cannot afford to miss!

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