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Flipkart to lay off underperforming employees

Friday, July 29, 2016 | More »

India’s largest e-commerce player Flipkart is sacking at least 700 employees, or over 3 per cent of its workforce, as it looks to cut cost to compete with rivals like Amazon and Snapdeal. Flipkart is asking “under-performing” employees to either resign or face the prospect of being...


The curious case of Flipkart’s valuation

Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane is a Hollywood classic. It starts with the mystery surrounding the dying word–Rosebud–of the newspaper baron Charles Foster Kane, played by Welles himself, and then moves back and forth through the protagonist’s life. What does a 75-year-old movie...

22 March, 2016 | More »


Ola pulls the plug on Ola Store, Ola Café

Cab-hailing startup Ola said on Thursday it has decided to shut down its hyperlocal delivery app Ola Store and the mobile-only food ordering service Ola Café to enhance its focus on its core business. In an official blog post, the country’s largest cab-hailing app said both services won’t be av...

10 March, 2016 | More »


Is Ola shutting down hyperlocal grocery delivery service?

Close on the heels of e-commerce giant Flipkart shutting down its hyperlocal grocery delivery app Nearby, cab-hailing firm Ola seems to be following suit. Ola may pull the plug on its hyperlocal grocery delivery app, Ola Store, in less than a month, NDTV’s Gadget 360 reported  citing a person fam...

1 March, 2016 | More »


Flipkart appoints ex-Fidelity exec Nitin Seth as HR head

The country’s largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has appointed Nitin Seth as chief people officer, it said in a press statement. Prior to this, Seth was the managing director and country head for Fidelity International in India. “It is our goal to make Flipkart the best place to work…I am con...

17 February, 2016 | More »


What’s new about Flipkart’s universal Windows 10 app

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-tailer, has launched a universal app for the new Windows 10 platform that Microsoft is rolling out to users across the world. The app was in its beta testing phase over the past two months at the Independent Software Vendor Programs at Microsoft, and went live on ...

14 January, 2016 | More »


Amazon overtakes Flipkart as most visited Indian e-com site: comScore

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc said on Monday it has become the most visited e-commerce site in India beating local rival Flipkart in the month of October citing comScore data. It said Amazon.in clocked 30 million unique visitors during the month ahead of Flipkart.com, Jabong.com and Snapdeal.com. A ye...

14 December, 2015 | More »


How Flipkart is going through a top-level churn

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce venture, seems to be a poaching ground for India’s fast-growing consumer internet startups. At least 16 senior executives have exited Flipkart and its lifestyle e-tailing unit Myntra over the last six months, according to publicly available data. While ...

9 December, 2015 | More »

Joy Bandekar

Ola hires Joy Bandekar from Flipkart to head new initiatives

Ola, the country’s largest cab aggregator, has hired Joy Bandekar from e-commerce firm Flipkart as its corporate president to lead new initiatives. Bandekar will also be part of Ola’s leadership team, the company said in a press release. A mechanical engineer and an MBA from Narsee Monjee Inst...

7 December, 2015 | More »

Sanjiv Saddy

Flipkart hires Tata Communication’s Sanjiv Saddy to manage corporate affairs

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce firm, has appointed former Tata Communication’s executive Sanjiv Saddy as senior vice president of corporate affairs and business development. Saddy will focus on building relationship with various stakeholders, help with policy and administrative i...

7 December, 2015 | More »

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