• Flipkart Wholesale announces 1st 'Big Festival Month' fashion sale
    Bengaluru, September 28 (IANS): Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of Flipkart Group for kiranas and MSMEs, on Monday announced 'Big Festival Month' from September 29 to October 31 where over 95 per cent products sourced locally will be made available on the platform. The sale will feature products in fashion categories across more than 50 brands, more than 100 sellers and one lakh members, the newly-launched B2B marketplace said in a statement. Flipkart last
  • Samsung joins Flipkart to debut Galaxy F series on Big Billion Day
    GURUGRAM, SEPTEMBER 24 (IANS): Riding on its successful Galaxy 'M series amid surge in online shopping, Samsung on Thursday announced a partnership with Flipkart to globally debut its next affordable Galaxy 'F series on the first day of the Big Billion Days sale in India next month. The company will debut the fully-loaded Galaxy F41 as the first smartphone in the new series that will be priced between $200-$250 (somewhere around Rs 15,000-Rs 18,000) to give consumers a '
  • Flipkart introduces OTC medicines in healthcare portfolio
    NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 22 (ANS): E-commerce platform Flipkart on Tuesday confirmed that it has expanded its healthcare portfolio to introduce over-the-counter (OTC) medicines on the platform which comprises of ayurvedic, homeopathic and allopathic medicines. The platform currently hosts over 8,000 products under the healthcare portfolio. "As consumers increasingly look for preventive care in the wake of the pandemic, it was a natural step for us to scale up our portfolio and l
  • Flipkart to create 70,000 direct jobs this festive season
    BENGALURU, SEPTEMBER 15 (IANS): Flipkart on Tuesday said it will help generate over 70,000 direct and lakhs of indirect seasonal jobs this festive season. The direct jobs will be across supply chain -- delivery executives, pickers, packers and sorters -- while there will be additional indirect jobs at Flipkart's seller partner locations and kiranas, the company said in a statement. "We are focused on creating impactful partnerships that offer great consumer experience wh
  • Over 50,000 kirana stores onboard Flipkart for festive season
    BENGALURU, SEPTEMBER 9 (IANS): In a move to make ecommerce more inclusive, Flipkart on Wednesday said more than 50,000 kiranas have partnered the platform in preparation for the festive season and the 'Big Billion Days sale. Flipkart said it has significantly expanded its kirana onboarding programme to make deliveries to customers in more than 850 cities. The number of kiranas joining the programme has doubled since last year. "Through a combination of their hyperloca
  • Flipkart Wholesale launches B2B marketplace for kiranas, MSMEs
    BENGALURU, SEPTEMBER 2 (IANS): E-commerce platform Flipkart on Wednesday launched operations of its digital business-to-business marketplace, Flipkart Wholesale, with an aim to connect local manufacturers with retailers and bring the entire wholesale marketplace at their fingertips. The platform is currently available for fashion retailers, especially footwear and apparel, in Gurugram, Delhi and Bengaluru, with plans to expand to Mumbai as well, the company said in a statement. F
  • Flipkart pledges 100% transition to electric vehicles by 2030
    BENGALURU, AUGUST 25 (IANS): E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Tuesday said that it will transition its entire fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) within the decade by joining the non-profit Climate Groups global electric mobility initiative, EV100. The 'EV100; initiative brings together forward-looking companies committed to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and making electric transport the new normal by 2030. Flipkart said it will go for a phased integra
  • Flipkart partners Nepal's Sastodeal for cross-border trade
    BENGALURU, AUGUST 21 (IANS): Flipkart on Friday announced a strategic partnership with Sastodeal, a leading e-commerce company in Nepal, to initiate cross-border trade opportunities for its lakhs of sellers. Under the partnership, Sastodeal will host products from Flipkart marketplace sellers operating across the categories of babycare and kids, audio devices, men's clothing, women's ethnic wear, and sports and fitness, among others, in turn opening access to Nepalese custom
  • Flipkart 'Leap' to nurture tech, consumer Internet startups
    Bengaluru, August 10 (IANS): E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday launched its first startup accelerator programme to help new and upcoming companies in technology and consumer Internet space to grow, scale and navigate challenges. Called Flipkart Leap, the programme will identify business-to-consumer (B2C) and business-to-business (B2B) startups and help them scale through an intensive 16-week virtual programme, the company said in a statement. Throughout the programme, Fli
  • Flipkart acquires Walmart India, launches wholesale business
    BENGALURU, JULY 23 (IANS): Ecommerce platform Flipkart on Thursday announced the acquisition of 100 per cent interest in Walmart India to leverage the strong wholesale capabilities of the company as it launched Flipkart Wholesale, a new digital marketplace designed to help transform the kirana retail ecosystem in the country. Flipkart Wholesale will launch its operations in August 2020 and will pilot services for the grocery and fashion categories. It will be headed by Adarsh Menon,
  • New model of Realme X2 to go on sale in India on July 21
    New Delhi, Juky 17 (IANS): Realme has announced today that a model of Realme X2 will go on sale via Flipkart and Realme India site at 8 pm on July 21. Realme X2, which was launched in the country in December last year, gets a new model with 256GB storage and 8GB RAM in India. The new model adds up to the existing three models. However, Realme has not announced the price of the new model.   Recently, the company launched a model of Realme 6 with 6GB RAM and 64GB storage
  • Flipkart, Amazon among ecommerce players asked to indicate country of origin on products
    NEW DELHI, JULY 8 (IANS): Consensus is building within the government that e-commerce players like Flipkart, Amazon will have to indicate the country of origin of the product on their merchandise.   DPIIT under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry is likely to tell e-commerce companies that it would be mandatory to provide information about the product on their platform, where the product came from or where it was made, or the country of origin. DPPIT held a meeting today w
  • Mention of 'country of origin' may be mandatory for goods sold online
    NEW DELHI, JUNE 25 (IANS): Amid the growing push for inclination towards Indian goods and manufacturers, the government is seriously considering to make the mention of 'country of origin' mandatory for products sold on e-commerce platforms.   The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on Wednesday held a discussion with representatives of e-commerce platforms, including Amazon and Flipkart, on the matter and sought their views.   S
  • Flipkart introduces Tamil, Telugu, Kannada language interfaces
    BENGALURU, JUNE 24 (IANS): After the introduction of the Hindi interface nine months ago, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday enabled three new languages on its platform, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada, as part of its efforts to make online commerce more inclusive and accessible for Indian language users.   The new regional languages interface has been built on Flipkart's "Localisation and Translation Platform".   The new language interfaces use
  • Samsung Frame TV 2020 launched in India, sale starts on June 19
    New Delhi, June 17 JUNE 17 (IANS): Samsung Frame TV 2020 has been launched in India on Tuesday. The smart TVs’ sale will go up from June 19 via Amazon, Flipkart, and Samsung's official online store. The South Korean tech giant has also brought in the country 10 new models of Smart TV with 4K UHD, full-HD, and HD-ready options.   Price range Samsung Frame TV 2020 is available in 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch models, and their prices are Rs 74,990, Rs 84,990 and R