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Walmart May Exit Flipkart Amid New FDI Rules: Morgan Stanley

The new Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules which kicked in on February 1, 2019, have come as a huge jolt for the ambitious US-based retailer Walmart.The behemoth had decided to join the huge Indian e-commerce feast barely a year ago by paying an astoundingly huge $16 billion to acquire a 77% stake in the Indian retail juggernaut Flipkart. Walmart May...

Amazon, Flipkart Sales Down By A Third, Lost $50 Bln In Three Days

The new FDI policy which kicked in on Feb 01, 2019 has applied brakes on the Indian e-commerce juggernaut spearheaded by Amazon and Flipkart.Since the new FDI rules came into place three days ago, sales at Amazon and Flipkart have already dipped by nearly 30%. Together, the two have reportedly lost more than $50 billion in market cap. While...

eBay All Set for an Indian Relaunch As New FDI Rules Kick in Today

eBay could be the game changer in India eCommerce market amid the new FDI rules.As the new rules for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) came into effect from today, the e-commerce scenario in the country is poised for a major change. The giants in this arena, Amazon and the now Walmart backed Flipkart, who had hitherto been riding high on their...

With New eCommerce Platform Mukesh Ambani Locks Horns With Flipkart And Amazon

India's the largest business group, Reliance Industries (NSE: RELIANCE) is all set to lock horns with Flipkart and Amazon with soon-to-be-launched a new age eStore! Aimed at bolstering the small retailers, this business is against the "data colonisation" by foreign businesses, as stated by Mukesh Ambani.Reliance Industries has aced well in the retail business. The kind which goes on to...

Revised Foreign Investment Policies May Hit The India E-tail Like Tons Of Bricks! [REPORT]

With India e-tail market bowled over with new foreign investment policies, brick and mortar retailers can be high on the hog! Apparently, CRISIL noted that with revised restrictions over equity ownerships in sellers, the supply chain needs to be altered in case of e-retailers. On a completely dramatic turn of events, this change in the e-retailing supply chain can...

Most Popular Smartphones In India 2018: People Preferred Notch, Dual Camera And Flipkart

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Now that 2018 has ended, it might be a good time to look at the evolution of India smartphone market last year. New trends were observed, while other trends died away. Some platforms profited from selling them, while others could not. A new report, titled "Smartphone Industry Trends", by PhoneCurry - recommendations, reviews and comparison site -  provides a detailed overview...

Xiaomi And Samsung Made The Most of Diwali Festival Season

The exploded adoption of smartphones in India has made festival seasons even more memorable. According to Counterpoint Research, smartphone sales in India during the Diwali festive season (October 9 - November 8, 2018) grew a significant 26% compared to the last year's festive season. The growth was largely driven by the top two e-commerce giants Flipkart and Amazon through...

Flipkart’s Overall Loss Up By 70% In FY18 Amid To Ongoing Spending War

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Flipkart India, the wholesale entity of the country’s largest online retailer is being given a raw deal! With a loss that accounts to a staggering nine-fold, the retailing giant owned by US-based Walmart Inc., had a tough financial year.According to regulatory filings of the two main entities that control the India business i.e., Flipkart India and Flipkart Internet, the...

Flipkart And Amazon To Sell Smartphones Worth $850 Million In Just Five Days

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It's raining discounts by Flipkart and Amazon India and smartphone shoppers are going to make the most of it!The smartphone sales during ongoing Big Billion Days sales and Great Indian Festival is expected to set a new record during this festive month. Smartphones worth $1 billion would be sold during this five-day festive season and Flipkart and Amazon would...

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale: Huge Discounts On Smartphones, Upto 62%

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Yes, it is that time of the year again. Flipkart's 4-day festival, the Big Billion Days sale, is finally back again. Although competition for Flipkart has definitely increased in the e-commerce category in the recent years, the Big Billion days are treated with the same fanfare that they were on their first instance of occurring. And one of the major...

Flipkart Employees To Become Millionaires As Walmart To Buy ESOPs

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Flipkart employees are expected to strike gold through the deal of acquisition of the e-commerce giant by Walmart. Flipkart has recently allowed its employees - if they want - to sell their stocks to its parent company. The employee stock options present at their disposal had their valuation increased as a result of the deal. The increase in valuation...

Flipkart Consistently Nudging Ahead of Amazon In Terms of Growth!

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Seems like Walmart's acquisition of Flipkart is walking down the "high on the hog" street! Flipkart, which owns the fashion retailers, Myntra and Jabong, is inching closer towards the lofty perch of the market leader while Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) lags behind. This hints towards the fact that Flipkart might be gaining market share, and also at a faster pace, over...

Flipkart Plus: Countering Amazon Prime By Rewarding Shoppers For Their Loyalty

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The Flipkart-Amazon rivalry in India is something every consumer is well acquainted with, and so is he acquainted with Flipkart’s constant efforts to allure its customers. Since the Flipkart-Walmart deal, the home-grown e-commerce giant is leaving no stones unturned in proving its mettle to its valuable customers – be it through great discounts, better deals or reasonable prices! Now,...

Flipkart, Amazon To Meet Head-On Again; This Time Over Campus Recruitment

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With the eCommerce giants, Flipkart and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), consistently trying to trump up against each other, this battle is no longer confined. While the ultimate war for dominance over India's $17.8-billion online retail market sustains, these companies are hawk-eyeing the young talent pool, marking dates for Campus Recruitment.According to recent reports, both the companies are knocking themselves out in...

Flipkart Big Billion Days Sale Sets E-Commerce Major On Hiring Mode

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After getting acquired Flipkart, India's largest e-commerce player, has got a bigger war chest to compete with the world’s largest e-commerce giant Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) in India. The company is making sure that it leaves no stones unturned in proving its mettle to the Indian audience. Among all the strategies, Flipkart Big Billion Days sale, which hosted every year,...

Why Flipkart, Amazon, Myntra And Other eCommerce Players Are Under Scanner of GST Council?

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Looks like all major eCommerce companies including Flipkart, Amazon and Myntra have encased themselves in the anti-profiteering watch-list!Last year GST council had cut the taxes on 178 products. In consonance with recent reports, eCommerce companies such as Amazon Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Myntra are likely to face an audit by tax authorities to check if they have passed on profits gained after the tax cut...

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