2020 has been a year of living dangerously, and miraculously. The Flipkart Stories team, which tapped into a different mojo while working remotely, gets candid about what it took to stay sane, focused, and productive in the year of the coronavirus
Days and nights of hard work, endless hours of phone calls, back-to-back meetings, unfaltering attention to detail, and passion to keep Flipkart’s customer promise — these #HumansOfBBD do everything to make India’s favorite sale truly special. Even amid a global pandemic, they ensure that our customers across the country have access to and can purchase everything they need, from the safety of their homes, at affordable prices! Each of these individuals has an incredible life story to share — these are stories of courage, resilience, determination, and everything that makes us all human.
Ankur Tulsian shouldered great responsibility when his father handed down the textile business that had been in the family for generations. With big dreams of taking the business to new heights, Ankur signed on to become a Flipkart seller. The fruits of the new partnership helped him maintain a revenue stream even through challenging times. Here’s his story, in his own words.
When this Flipkart seller’s business hit a low during the COVID-19 lockdown, he turned to Flipkart for ideas. Using the resources he already had, some creativity, and with full support from Flipkart, Manoj Kumar got back to running his business and started to feel positive again. Read his story.
Running a business during a lockdown and amid a global pandemic is not easy. But this Flipkart seller not only found a way to adapt his business to the needs of customers, he also made sure his employees faced no difficulties during the transition. Read his #SellfMade story.
Even as concerns around Coronavirus and COVID-19 spread, the Flipkart Group underscores the importance of health and safety in communications to employees at our offices and across our pan-India supply chain, as well as our marketplace sellers and ecosystem partners
This ambitious engineer took a leap of faith and left his job to become an entrepreneur. His family told him to think twice but he was determined to succeed. Today, Abhishek Goel is a #Sellfmade Flipkart seller and he is helping make an essential product easily accessible and affordable to online shoppers. Read his inspiring story and find out how his business has adapted to the COVID-19 crisis today.
While the lockdown made it difficult for most of us to get groceries and supplies, pet owners across India had the extra burden of figuring out how to source pet supplies. Foodie Puppies Group, a small company running mostly online on Flipkart, has made it their goal to ensure that pet owners have everything they need to ensure that their beloved pets are happy and healthy. Read their story.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, people across India have turned to e-commerce for safer and convenient access to their daily needs. While our Wishmasters are delivering essentials to consumers every day, our sellers work endlessly to ensure adequate supply. Mohit Arora, a Flipkart seller, has been selling hand sanitizers and face masks. Read how he's keeping his business running, ensuring safety of customers and employees, and doing his bit for India at the same time.
Bringing easy access to insurance amid a global pandemic, Flipkart has joined hands with ICICI Lombard and Go Digit General Insurance to offer COVID-19 insurance policies. These instant, digital plans require no prior medical tests. Read on to put some of your fears to rest with a COVID-19 insurance plan.