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Charity through Flipkart: Donate your supercoins for a super cause to Give India

By : CIOL Bureau

Since April, Flipkart has been running a charity program along with the Give India Foundation. In the program, it has asked its users to donate their super coins for a cause. What is the Charity Program? In a tweet, Flipkart

Flipkart promotes 5 Senior Level Execs to Vice President position

By : CIOL Bureau

Walmart-owned e-commerce platform Flipkart has promoted five of its senior executives to the level of Senior vice-president. The elevations of Manish Kumar, Anand Lakshminarayanan, Ranjith Boyanapalli, Ravish Kumar Sinha and Ravi Iyer were announced by the firm in an email

Flipkart’s venture FarmerMart gets rejected by DPIIT to get into food retail sector

By : CIOL Bureau

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is a wing of the nation’s Ministry of Commerce and Industry. In a recent rejected deal, it told Flipkart that its proposed plan to enter the food retail business via

All E-commerce activities begin even in the Red Zones: Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal welcome the move

By : CIOL Bureau

When the Government of India extended the nation-wide lockdown till May 31, it issued some guidelines too. One of the more interesting parts is that e-commerce can begin even for non-essential commodities. So basically, now you can order anything online,

Amazon and Flipkart Sale 2020 will likely go live in May

By : CIOL Bureau

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Government has allowed the delivery of only essential commodities. This led to a sharp decline in the sale of non-essential commodities like electronics, clothes, etc. Several brands have asked Amazon and Flipkart to provide

Flipkart resumes delivery for essential commodities, groceries after government clarifies and provides e-pass

By : Laxitha Mundhra

After the Central Government announced a complete lockdown in the country, all e-commerce websites suspended their services. Flipkart and Amazon had discontinued taking low-priority orders. Zomato and Swiggy shut down as well as the delivery boys were getting harassed by

Netcore Solutions Helps Flipkart Reimagine Customer Engagement through Big B Virtual Assistant on WhatsApp

By : CIOL Bureau

Netcore Solutions announced the incredible success of its Big B virtual assistant on WhatsApp built for Flipkart’s recent Big Billion Days sale. Netcore helped Flipkart leverage Facebook’s Click-to-WhatsApp feature on Facebook Ads by allowing users the real-time experience to chat

Flipkart Introduces India-first Automation Initiative: Automated Guided Vehicles

By : CIOL Bureau

Flipkart has introduced the country’s first robot-based sortation technology, Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) at its Soukya sortation center in Bangalore. Designed to optimise efficiency and precision on the back-end of the supply chain, the AGVs will help Flipkart meet ever-growing

Flipkart acquires Israel-based Upstream Commerce

By : CIOL Bureau

Flipkart has strengthened its innovation capabilities with the acquisition of Israel-based Upstream Commerce, a world leader in real-time pricing and product assortment optimization solutions. One of Israel’s leading technology startups, Upstream Commerce builds cloud-based, automated competitive pricing and product analysis

Flipkart and Hotstar come together to announce a new ad platform – ‘Shopper Audience Network’

By : CIOL Bureau

In a first of its kind partnership in the industry, Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce platform, and Hotstar, India’s leading streaming platform, today announced the launch of Shopper Audience Network, Flipkart’s new ads platform that allows brands to connect with customers

Walmart confirms investing $16bn in Flipkart for a majority stake of 77pc

US retail behemoth, Walmart announced that it is acquiring approximately 77 percent in Flipkart for $16 billion for a valuation of over $20 billion. The investment includes $2 billion of new equity funding. The remainder of the business will be held

Walmart still eyeing Flipkart; due diligence reportedly done

By : CIOL Writers

Walmart has once again set its eyes on India’s e-commerce giant, Flipkart and has already completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm, according to multiple media reports. Citing people in the know of the things, Livemint reported that Walmart

PhonePe raises funds to take on Google Tez & WhatsApp

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart’s payments platform, PhonePe has received Rs 518 crore infusion from Singapore-based Flipkart Payments Private Limited, according to a regulatory filing with the Registrar of Companies(RoC). The investment is part of the $500 million commitment Flipkart made to invest in PhonePe last year. In

Homegrown tech cos favorite with professionals in India

By : CIOL Writers

If you want to know, where India wants to work in 2018, then look no further than homegrown tech and Internet companies like Directi, Flipkart and One97 Communications that have taken the first three spots on LinkedIn’s Top Companies 2018 list.

Flipkart offering up to 50pc buyback on iPhone X and other models

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart’s Super Value Week is here. The sale aims to provide buyers with the best value on their smartphone purchase. The offer brings down the cost of Flipkart’s buyback guarantee from Rs 149 to Rs 49. The grand sale which will

Flipkart Internet gets $57M from parent entity

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart Internet, which runs the Flipkart’s retail platform, has received $57 million cash infusion from its Singapore company Flipkart Marketplace, according to the documents filed with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). Flipkart Internet owns Flipkart.com and registers sales from advertisements and

Flipkart offering Galaxy S7 at Rs 22,990 under Samsung carnival

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart is back with a grand sale. The e-commerce website is offering Samsung smartphones and other Samsung electronic peripherals at an extremely discounted price point. The sale dubbed as “Samsung Carnival Sale” is held from February 7-9. As part of the

Flipkart launches power banks under Billion brand starting at Rs 799

By : CIOL Writers

Flipkart has launched two new power banks for the Indian customers under its in-house Billion brand. The power banks come in two models- a 10,000mAh version priced at Rs 799 and a 15,000mAh version priced at Rs 999. The two power

Vodafone partners Flipkart to offer 4G smartphones at Rs 999

By : CIOL Writers

Vodafone has partnered Flipkart to offer customers an exhaustive range of entry level smartphones at just Rs 999*. As a part of this partnership, Vodafone has rolled out exciting cash back offers on the select range of entry level 4G smartphone

SoftBank offers to buy Flipkart shares at lower valuation

By : CIOL Writers

SoftBank has offered to buy additional shares in Flipkart but at a reduced valuation in the range of $9 billion to $10 billion, Livemint reported on Thursday. Citing sources, the report said the Japanese conglomerate offered to buy Flipkart shares from investors and former and