Category: Flipkart

India’s Flipkart gives hyperlocal delivery service another try
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India’s Flipkart gives hyperlocal delivery service another try

Flipkart on Tuesday launched a hyperlocal service in suburbs of Bangalore, four years after the e-commerce group abruptly concluded its previous foray into this category. The e-commerce group, owned by Walmart, said Flipkart Quick leverages the company’s supply chain infrastructure and a new location mapping technology framework to deliver more than 2,000 products across grocery, perishables,…

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Flipkart buys Walmart’s India wholesale business to reach mom and pop stores
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Flipkart buys Walmart’s India wholesale business to reach mom and pop stores

Flipkart said on Thursday it is launching a wholesale marketplace to serve small and medium-sized businesses and neighborhood stores in India, entering an increasingly crowded space that has attracted several players including India’s largest physical retail chain (Reliance Retail), Lightspeed-backed Udaan, Amazon, and Facebook in recent years. To launch the wholesale marketplace, called Flipkart Wholesale,…

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Walmart’s Flipkart makes local languages push to win small Indian cities and towns
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Walmart’s Flipkart makes local languages push to win small Indian cities and towns

Flipkart on Wednesday added support for three more local languages as the Indian e-commerce giant looks to widen its foothold in smaller cities and towns across the country where fewer people speak English and Hindi. The Walmart -owned firm said its online marketplace now has interfaces in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada, three languages that are…

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Walmart’s Flipkart rolls out voice assistant to make shopping easier
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Walmart’s Flipkart rolls out voice assistant to make shopping easier

Flipkart is rolling out a voice assistant feature to its platform to make it easier for consumers to shop as the Walmart-owned e-commerce giant looks to expand its reach in the nation. The AI-powered voice assistant currently supports grocery category, called Supermart, but a company spokesperson told TechCrunch that Flipkart will soon be extending it…

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Amazon, Flipkart, Ola and Uber begin to resume their services in India
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Amazon, Flipkart, Ola and Uber begin to resume their services in India

E-commerce firms Amazon, Flipkart, and ride-hailing giants Ola and Uber are partially resuming their services in India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government eased some restrictions late last week to revive economic activity that’s been stalled since the stringent stay-at-home orders were ordered across the country in late March. The companies said in their statements…

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Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi
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Why Walmart’s Flipkart is betting heavily on Hindi

To win India’s next 200 million internet users, e-commerce giant Flipkart wants to speak their language Flipkart, the largest e-commerce platform in India, said Tuesday it has concluded the roll-out of a range of features to its shopping app in what is its biggest update in recent years. Chief among these new features is access…

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Walmart-owned Flipkart bets on free video streaming service and Hindi support to win next 200 million internet users in India
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Walmart-owned Flipkart bets on free video streaming service and Hindi support to win next 200 million internet users in India

India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart said on Tuesday that it is revamping its shopping app to add support for Hindi language, a video streaming service, and an audio-visual assistant, the latest in a series of recent efforts to expand its reach in the country. The e-commerce firm, which sold majority stake to Walmart for $16 billion…

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