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  • Flipkart to shut down its payment gateway PayZippy Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indian online retailer Flipkart, reportedly, is closing down its payment gateway PayZippy, as it failed to perform the way the e-commerce giant had expected. The company had launched the product last year in July, under a separate firm Flipkart Payment Gateway Services (FPGS) Pvt Ltd, and started with...
  • Flipkart's five new Digiflip Pro tablets arrive with Intel inside; prices start at Rs 5,999 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Flipkart is fast expanding its inhouse tablet lineup with the announcement of five new Digiflip Pro tablets powered by Intel processors. Flipkart had launched its first tablet - the Digiflip Pro XT 712 running on a MediaTek processor - in June this year. Flipkart's five new tablets come in...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4: Xiaomi's new flagship phone coming to India year-end 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi, often referred as the "Apple of China", plans to launch its flagship Mi 4 phone by the year-end in India and also plans to set up its Mi Home experience zone in Bangalore within four to six months, a top company official said. "The next...
  • Xiaomi Redmi 1S: Registration for Xiaomi's cheapest smartphone in India begins; to go on sale from September 2 at Rs 5,999 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Following the successful flash sale of Mi 3 with eCommerce major Flipkart, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi said it will follow the same strategy for its new handset 'Redmi 1S', which will hit Indian shores on September 2. Priced at Rs 5,999, the second smartphone from Xiaomi's portfolio to be...
  • Textiles Ministry, Flipkart join hands for weaver platform 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Textiles Ministry on Monday inked a pact with homegrown e-retailing major Flipkart to provide an online marketing platform to handloom weavers across the country, an initiative to boost the handloom sector, empower the weavers and uplift manufacturing in the country. Responding to queries raised on choosing a particular...
  • Xiaomi Mi Power Banks up for pre-order on Flipkart; to go on sale next week August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Mi Power Banks are now up for pre-order on Flipkart.com. The powerbanks will come in two models - 10400mAh for Rs 999 and 5200mAh for Rs 799. The website lists 5th week of August as the estimated release date. Clearing the confusion whether the Xiaomi power banks...
  • Xiaomi Mi Power Banks to officially go on sale on Flipkart next week; no pre-registration necessary August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Mi Power Banks will go on sale in India via Flipkart next week, said Manu Jain, Xiaomi's India head, during a conversation with IBNLive. Two variants of Xiaomi Mi Power Bank, are currently listed on Flipkart as "coming soon." Update: The products are now available for...
  • How online retail in India is shaping up August 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Finding a way into India's vast but vexing market has long frustrated foreign retailers. Now, overseas investors are pouring billions of dollars into e-commerce ventures that are circumventing the barriers holding back retail powers such as Wal-Mart and Ikea. Some investors see India as the world's next big e-commerce opportunity,...
  • OLX, Flipkart partner to leverage each other's strengths August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: E-commerce portal Flipkart has partnered online classifieds player OLX.in for a marketing tie-up that will leverage each other's strengths to offer combined benefits of their platforms to users. The first phase of the tie-up will be kicked off with a joint marketing campaign urging consumers to upgrade by selling their...
  • Xiaomi's Mi 3 smartphone sold out in 5 seconds, says Flipkart July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi, which debuted in the Indian smartphone market earlier this month, today said it sold out its stock of its Mi3 smartphone within 5 seconds of going on sale. This was the second lot that was put on sale on Tuesday at 2 pm in the...
  • Current value of Flipkart is expected to be 5 million dollars July 30, 2014

    India's biggest online retailer Flipkart has raised 1 billion dollars in fresh funding. The current value of Flipkart is now expected to be 5 million dollars. The market size has increased. Internet is now at an inflection point, thus attracting a lot of investors to Flipkart. The latest round of...
  • Amazon infuses $2 billion into Indian arm, a day after Flipkart announced $1 billion funding July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: On Tuesday Flipkart announced that it raised a fresh round of funding worth $1 billion. This is seen as a part of Flipkart's aggressive scale up after Amazon's rapid expansion in India that has heated up competition. Now a day later, Amazon announced that it will invest an additional...
  • Flipkart adds $1 billion to its armoury to battle the Amazon invasion July 30, 2014

    Mumbai: India's top e-commerce company Flipkart said on Tuesday it had raised $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) in funds as it battles US giant Amazon for supremacy in the hyper-competitive local market. Flipkart, set up in 2007 by two former Amazon employees, said Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC was among those...
  • News 360: Bangalore Police arrests 2 gym instructors in minor's rape July 29, 2014

    The Bangalore Police on Tuesday said that the six-year-old girl was gangraped in the school premises and arrested two gym instructors in the case. Bangalore Commissioner MN Reddi said, "This is a case of gangrape. The incident happened on July 3." ...
  • Flipkart raises $1 billion funding, highest-ever in Indian e-commerce industry July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has raised $1 billion (about Rs 6,013 crore) in one of the largest funding rounds for any e-commerce company globally - and the single largest round by an internet company from India. Co-led by existing investors Tiger Global Management and Naspers, the funds will...
  • Amazon India to open 5 centres for faster delivery July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Global e-commerce giant Amazon will open 5 new centres across India to ensure faster product delivery in the fiercely competitive online shopping space, which is dominated by homegrown players like Flipkart and Snapdeal. The US-based firm already has two fulfilment centres (FCs) in Mumbai and Bangalore. With the addition...
  • Flipkart launches e-learning category; offers a range of e-learning material, certification courses, online tests July 24, 2014

    Bangalore: Homegrown online marketplace Flipkart today announced the launch of its E-learning category. With over 1900 products and titles, this category will offer a range of e-learning material, certification courses and online tests catering to students with a variety of requirements, Flipkart said in a release. With this announcement, Flipkart will be...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 stock sold out within first 30 minutes of sale; registration window now open for the next sale starting July 29 July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: E-commerce portal Flipkart slowed down after online shoppers logged on the site to check out Xiaomi's Mi 3 smartphone that went out of stock within first 30 minutes of sale at the homegrown online marketplace. The registration window is now open from 22nd July to 28th July midnight. The...
  • Xiaomi, 'Apple of China', to make India debut on Flipkart; expected to launch two phones this month July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Following the footsteps of Motorola, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is also teaming up with e-Commerce major Flipkart to launch its handsets in India. Touted as the 'Apple' of China, Xiaomi had launched its official website in India earlier this month, announcing its entry into the fiercely competitive...
  • Digiflip Pro XT 712: First impressions review of Flipkart's first tablet June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new product category to its private brand Digiflip, Flipkart announced the launch of its first tablet - Digiflip Pro XT 712. Though there is a plethora of budget tablets from a growing bunch of home-grown manufacturers, the one from Flipkart is believed to be the first...
  • Digiflip Pro XT712: Flipkart launches its first tablet at Rs 9,999, features 7-inch display, quad-core processor June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Foraying into the tablet PC market, Flipkart has launched its first tablet under its brand, Digiflip Pro, in India. Priced at Rs 9,999, the Digiflip Pro XT712 tablet has a 7-inch (1280X800) IPS display, 5 megapixel rear camera with flash and a 2 megapixel front camera. Available in black and...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet today June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown online marketplace FlipKart is all set to launch tablet with its own label on June 26. The Bangalore-based firm, which sells its own brand of electronic and computer accessories like headphones, speakers and pen drives under the DigiFlip range, is expected to launch the tablet under the same...
  • Flipkart likely to launch DigiFlip tablet on June 26 June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown online marketplace FlipKart is all set to launch tablet with its own label on June 26. The Bangalore-based firm, which sells its own brand of electronic and computer accessories like headphones, speakers and pen drives under the DigiFlip range, is expected to launch the tablet under the...
  • Flipkart to hire 12,000 people this year, aims to beef up its support and technology operations June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Flipkart will hire 12,000 people this year to beef up its support and technology operations as the homegrown firm witnesses strong surge in online shopping in the country. The online marketplace giant has already chalked out an ambitious plan to expand its reach across India, the world's third...
  • Flipkart tying up with manufacturing clusters to bring more sellers on-board June 21, 2014

    Coimbatore: Flipkart, the largest e-commerce marketplace in India, said it is holding talks to tie-up with manufacturing clusters such as Tirupur and Ludhiana as part of bringing more sellers on-board to meet the strong growth in demand. "We are targeting manufacturing clusters and would sign up partnerships with Surat, Agra and...
  • Flipkart launches scheduled delivery for time-constrained customers June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Following up on the rollout of its Flipkart First service, Flipkart announced the launch of its scheduled delivery service in four cities - Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. Flipkart says the service would also be extended to other cities soon. Under scheduled delivery Flipkart customers choose a specific date...
  • Flipkart First: Flipkart's paid subscription service goes live at Rs 500 a year; benefits include free shipping, free in-a-day delivery June 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Online retailing giant Flipkart is going live with its recently announced paid subscription service, Flipkart First, starting Wednesday. For an annual membership of Rs 500, Flipkart customers can avail a bunch of exclusive benefits and priority service features including free shipping for all orders, free in-a-day guarantee delivery,...
  • Flipkart wants to be like China's Alibaba June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: India's online retailers are bulking up on acquisitions and funding as they battle the world's biggest Internet shopping giant, Amazon, for supremacy in the hyper-competitive domestic market. Late last month, Flipkart, India's largest e-shopping portal, announced the takeover of rival Myntra in a deal analysts estimated at $330 million...