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Vishnu Nair
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Soldiering On: For these sellers, Flipkart Troops saved The Big Billion Days!

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
Vivek Tejuja
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Pyjamas Are Forgiving: Bollywood’s Queen of Sass is back!

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.
Vivek Tejuja
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Meet Benyamin, trailblazing novelist and JCB Prize winner

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.
Team Flipkart Stories
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Flipkart WiRED 2018 – How the top Business Schools got WiRED for 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.
Team Flipkart Stories
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Customers speak: With Debit Card EMIs, Indians can shop guilt-free

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.