Flipkart is an Indian e-commerce company based in Bengaluru, India. It was founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. Walmart is the owner of flipkart. The flipkart company initially focused on book sales, before expanding into other product categories such as consumer electronics, fashion, home essentials & groceries, and lifestyle products.
Flipkart is always innovating to make the shopping experience easy for customers. Behind the scenes, they are also innovating to make the process easier for Flipkart sellers.
The US retail chain Walmart had won a bidding war with Amazon on 8 May 2018 to acquire a majority stake in Flipkart for US$15 billion. On 9 May 2018, Walmart officially announced its intent to acquire a 77% controlling stake in Flipkart for US$16 billion, subject to regulatory approval.
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Flipkart has launched in app streaming named Flipkart Video as part of a new direction they want to move and to match its competitors like Amazon who are offering premium video options in August 2019. The initial line up of content is curated from the service providers like Viu, Voot and TVF. The first show of flipkart video orginal was launched on October 19, 2019 named Backbenchers, hosted by Farah Khan.
In 2018, the first-ever FlipStars took place at the Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi, hosted by celebrity anchor Manish Paul and performances by Bollywood composer duo Vishal-Shekhar, and choreographer Terrence Lewis.
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This year too, Flipkart’s Marketplace team pulled out all the stops to ensure that FlipStars was a power-packed, star-studded affair, with host Sunil Grover, and performances by Indian hip-hop artist Badshah, and Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez. The actor also felicitated some of the winners.
Musical performance by Indian Rapper Badshah
Sachin Bansal was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year 2012–2013 from The Economic Times, a leading Indian economic daily newspaper.
In April 2016, Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal were named to Time magazine’s list of The 100 Most Influential People.
Flipkart ties up with Uber for delivery of essentials things. Cab aggregator Uber has partnered with Walmart-owned e-commerce marketplace Flipkart for last mile delivery of essentials using the Uber fleet in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru which would be eventually extended to other cities.
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