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1.5M shopped on Flipkart’s Big Billion Day sale; founders apologise to others for SNAFU

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 | More »

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart, which received widespread criticism for crashing website, products being out of stock and puffed-up discounts being offered on its ‘Big Billion Day’ sale early this week, has tendered an apology to its customers for failing to live up to its promise...


Flipkart draws flak on social media for ‘Big Billion Day’ sale but claims it hit $100M sales target in 10 hours

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart received a lot of criticism on the social media for crashing website, products being out of stock, and puffed up discounts being offered on its ‘Big Billion Day’ sale. And if that was not enough, the company’s competitors like Snapdeal and Amaz...

6 October, 2014 |More »


Flipkart invests in ngpay, to shut down its own payment gateway service PayZippy

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart has invested an undisclosed amount in ngpay, a mobile payment gateway platform owned by Bangalore-based JiGrahak Mobility Solutions Pvt Ltd. “Payment is core to Flipkart and we see this partnership giving rise to the largest mobile payments brand in...

1 September, 2014 |More »


Xiaomi sells 20,000 more Mi3 smartphones in fifth flash sale, Flipkart goes out of stock in 2.3 seconds

To call Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi’s online only flash sales model a hit in India will be a gross understatement. The company made its debut in the market in July this year with a partnership with home grown e-commerce major Flipkart.com. As part of the partnership, the company’s fla...

19 August, 2014 |More »


Flipkart mum on reported $1B fundraising plans, adds e-learning to online marketplace

India’s largest consumer e-commerce platform Flipkart is raising around $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) from existing and new investors valuing the company at over $5 billion, according to The Economic Times report citing unnamed sources. While half of the funds have come from the existing investors T...

23 July, 2014 |More »


Flipkart appoints Rajnish Baweja as its finance controller

India’s largest consumer e-commerce company Flipkart has appointed Rajnish Baweja, a chartered accountant by profession as its finance controller, according to a The Economic Times report. The report further adds that this could be the first in a series of moves aimed at preparing the online retai...

2 July, 2014 |More »


Flipkart launches Digiflip Pro XT712 for Rs 9,999; should Micromax & Samsung worry?

India’s largest consumer e-commerce platform Flipkart has entered the already crowded domestic tablet market with a new offering under its private brand Digiflip Pro. Christened Digiflip Pro XT712, the tablet offers a 7 inch display and runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system. Targeted at ...

26 June, 2014 |More »


Flipkart’s Amazon Prime-like membership service Flipkart First begins as largely a logistics plan

India’s largest consumer e-commerce platform Flipkart has launched its annual subscription service called ‘Flipkart First’ for its customers who wish to get exclusive benefits and have access to priority service, at Rs 500 per year. Under the new scheme, subscribers will get access to a bouque...

16 June, 2014 |More »


After annual subscription service Flipkart launches ‘scheduled’ delivery, starting with large appliances category

After rolling out Flipkart First, an annual subscription service for customers who wish to have access to a priority service, India’s largest consumer e-commerce platform Flipkart.com is launching scheduled delivery for its customers in four cities including Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. W...

13 June, 2014 |More »


Why Flipkart is opposing FDI in e-commerce; yes you read that right

Even as the new government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning to open the e-commerce sector to foreign direct investment (FDI) as soon as next month, the country’s top consumer e-com firm Flipkart has now come out and openly opposed the move. A company spokesperson ...

9 June, 2014 |More »

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