For the thousands of small- and medium-sized sellers in Flipkart’s Marketplace ecosystem, The Big Billion Days sale is the most exciting and stressful time of the year. With the number of orders going up as much as ten times, they need all the help they can get. That’s why this year, Flipkart launched the Flipkart Troops initiative — an enthusiastic group of young students who traveled from warehouse to warehouse, helping with packaging. This logistical dream team not only finished the mountain of work on time, but also put a smile on the sellers’ faces. Read their story
Binny Bansal announced his resignation as CEO of Flipkart Group, effective immediately on November 13, 2018
This Children’s Day, do your bit and bring a smile to a little one’s face. How? Join hands with Flipkart’s Toys For A Smile campaign and get toy shopping on Flipkart. For every toy you buy, an excited little one in need of a toy will get a brand-new playmate to have fun and learn together. After all, Toys R ‘for everybody.’
The bold and unforgiving Twinkle Khanna is back! With Pyjamas Are Forgiving, Twinkle plans to yet again, take us on a rollercoaster ride packed with one-of-a-kind humor, sharp wit and tons of food for thought. Here, we talk to her about her latest book, the journey of writing, and the adaptation of books to films in the Indian film industry.
Known for his intense, moving novels concerning the lives of immigrants, Benyamin has established himself as one of the most gifted Indian authors of our times. His novels combine themes of loneliness and alienation with the social and political issues of the time. His latest novel, Jasmine Days, won the inaugural JCB Prize for Literature 2018. Here, we talk to him about his latest success, the process of translation and the state of regional literature in India.
In July 2018, WiRED, Flipkart’s flagship campus event for B-schools in India, returned for its second edition. A business case challenge, this year’s competition saw students from all over the country take their shot at increasing online user engagement. Over 1,000 teams from 11 of India’s premium Business Schools put on their thinking hats and submitted over 615 ideas with the potential to decipher this dilemma. Forty nine days into the challenge, and after multiple rounds of evaluation by the WiRED panel members, 9 teams traveled to the Flipkart Headquarters in Bengaluru to showcase their solution to the grand jury. Did any of them crack the problem? Read ahead to find out.
In a country where debit card users are significantly higher than credit card users, it is quite limiting to only be able to shop on EMI using the latter. Recognizing this gap last year, Flipkart partnered with leading Indian banks to introduce Debit Card EMIs, an innovation that lets shoppers pay in instalments without a credit card. One of Flipkart’s ingenious Payments innovations, Debit Card EMIs have been a boon for many. Here’s a snapshot of Flipkart customers who’ve reaped the benefit first-hand.
If a loved one has gifted you a Flipkart Electronic Gift Voucher, or if you’ve won it by participating in the many contests, there’s always more shopping to be done! Having trouble making the best use of your big win? Here’s all you need to know about using your Flipkart EGV.
Can’t wait to get your hands on your Flipkart order? With updates and added features on the app, tracking your order just got easier. And you don’t have to guess when your doorbell is going to ring. Here’s all you need to know.