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Ecommerce Braces Up For Discount War, As Singapore's Shopee Enters India

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Shopee has grabbed 100,000 orders a day in India and has more than 1 million app installs on the Google Play Store. Industry sources said Amazon and Flipkart average 2-2.5 million orders per day.

Flipkart To Acquire Majority Stake In Online Pharmacy Platform SastaSundar

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Business Team

While the deal size was not disclosed, Flipkart said it is foraying into the healthcare sector through the launch of Flipkart Health+.


Will Walmart’s Centralised Approach To Manage Myntra Kill The Golden Goose?

Every two years, Myntra has seen high-profile exits. Will the frequent churn among the top leadership at Myntra help it grow?

Adani Group Picks Up Minority Stake In Flipkart-Owned Cleartrip

Oct 29, 2021 Outlook Business Team

Flipkart informed that the investment would further their strategic partnership with the Adani Group in the digital space. As part of the investment, Cleartrip would now serve as the Adani Group's online travel agency.


Festive Season Seems Bright As Consumer Sentiments Rise

Retail sales in September were at 96 per cent of the corresponding month last year, as against 88 per cent in August 2021. Consumer survey by LocalCircles reveals that the percentage of households planning to spend during the festive season has doubled from 30 per cent in May to 60 per cent in September.

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12 October, 2021

Flipkart Records 70 Per Cent Increase In Purchases On B2B Platform During 'Big Billion Days'

Outlook Business Team

The user base of the B2B marketplace spiked by 30 per cent during the festive offers event. It added that transactions from Tier-II and Tier-III cities rose sizeable as several new shopping hotspots emerged.


09 August, 2021

Supreme Court Order On Flipkart, Amazon A Big Relief: Traders

Sharmila Bhowmick

The apex court has refused pleas by e-comm giants Amazon and Flipkart against CCI probe


05 August, 2021

ED Slaps Rs 10,600-Crore FEMA Contravention Notice Against Flipkart

PTI

They said the notice under various sections of the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) was issued to 10 people last month that includes Flipkart, its founders Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, among others.


21 January, 2021

Mihir Dalal's Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story Wins 2020 Gaja Capital Business Book Prize

Outlook Web Bureau

Mihir Dalal is an editor with Mint, from where he has covered internet businesses for more than five years


18 December, 2020

Flipkart Witnesses 35 Per Cent Rise In Sellers This Year

PTI

The pandemic has led to millions of people turning to e-commerce in 2020, not only in metros but also in tier III regions and beyond, says Flipkart


24 October, 2020

Amazon, Flipkart Bumper Sales: What Are Indians Buying This Festive Season?

Jyotika Sood

E-commerce sales of Flipkart and Amazon indicate that online shoppers in India are determined to beat virus blues by retail therapy.


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20 October, 2020

Massive Festive Sales Brings Hope And Cheer To E-Tailers

Jyotika Sood

E-commerce companies are reaping massive profits through the ongoing festive season sales as buyers, stuck indoors because of the pandemic, have made a beeline for online shopping.


13 October, 2020

Flipkart, Patanjali Issued Show-Cause Notice For Closure Over PWM Rules

PTI

In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has said the show cause notice has been issued to these units for non-compliance of provisions of Plastic Waste Management (Amendment) Rules 2018.


30 September, 2020

Trifo: The Nimble Vacuum Cleaner Is Here

Waqar Ahmed Fahad

There are two models, One is Trifo Max and the other is Max Pet. They will be available in India from September 30 at Flipkart and Amazon. Max is attractively priced at INR 32,900 given the features it offers, while Max Pet is priced at INR 36,900.


28 July, 2020

Flipkart Starts Hyperlocal Service 'Flipkart Quick', To Expand To 6 Cities By Year-end

PTI

Flipkart Quick will provide consumers with an assortment of more than 2,000 products that can be delivered within 90 minutes.


23 July, 2020

Flipkart Acquires Walmart India, To launch Online Wholesale Business From August

PTI

Top Indian brands, local manufacturers and sellers have partnered with Flipkart Wholesale to ensure the availability of an exhaustive range of products and merchandise for kiranas and MSMEs.


18 April, 2020

Modi, Khattar Govts Appeasing E-Commerce Companies, But Not Helping Shopkeepers: Congress

PTI

Addressing media persons via video conference, Congress Chief Spokesperson Surjewala alleged the anti-trader and anti-shopkeeper decision of the 'Modi government and the BJP-JJP government will not be tolerated' and demanded its reconsideration.


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18 April, 2020

Walmart, Flipkart Commit Rs 46 Cr To Support India's Fight Against COVID-19

PTI

Walmart Inc and e-commerce major Flipkart will spend Rs 38.3 crore towards in-kind donations into India to help with the front-line response efforts, a statement said.


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