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Bijoy Venugopal
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The IRCTC story — Amitabh Pandey on the e-commerce revolution that started it all

Long before the much-talked-about Indian e-commerce wave credited to the millennial breed of Indian unicorns made its presence felt, a silent revolution that began in the 1990s had already empowered the Indian traveler with access to online railway ticket reservation. The man who helmed this project, Amitabh Pandey, is a former economics teacher and academic. Pandey, who has also authored three books of fiction, relates the story of India’s first e-commerce revolution in his new book, When It Clicks — Field Notes From India’s e-Commerce Revolution. Read excerpts from an exclusive interview and buy the book on Flipkart
Team Flipkart Stories
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Remembering Gabriel García Márquez: 5 magical reads that capture the brilliance of the Nobel Laureate

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature as well as the Neustadt International Prize for Literature, Gabriel García Márquez left an indelible mark on the written word. In honor of his 92nd birth anniversary, revisit five of his most appreciated works. And if you’re new to Márquez’s brilliance, lose yourself in his fantastical universe.
Team Flipkart Stories
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In Canada, Walmart and Myntra are bringing India closer to Indians

For South Asians living abroad, shopping for ethnic wear can be challenging — the clothes are often expensive, sizing confusing, and the fabric something that you'd have to settle for. But what if an online platform could bring these customers the latest trends, the perfect fit and fabric that feels like home, all within days? Read how a South Asian customer in Canada, with the help of Myntra and Walmart, found exactly what she was looking for, straight from India!
Jishnu Murali
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Simon Says, Let’s Talk Digital – Leveraging data to create value for customers

A world-renowned brand and marketing strategist, a widely published author, one of Asia’s Most Influential Digital Marketers, a music producer, a wannabe DJ (in his words), occasionally an organizer of tasting nights for the Singapore Whisky Society and the hugely popular #SataySocial street-food event. Can you believe that we’re talking about just one man? His name is Simon Kemp. And his most recent visit to India saw him convey his love for all things data, to India’s largest e-commerce platform, Flipkart.
Vishnu Nair
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Privacy, data and universe-wide AI: Dr Soumen Chakrabarti on the state of internet

Dr Soumen Chakrabarti is one of India’s foremost AI researchers, working in the field of knowledge graphs and search. His work has also contributed greatly to development of the Open Web. Dr Chakrabarti addressed Flipkart engineers recently in a Blue Sky talk about his favorite area of research. We caught up with him to pick his brains about some of the most pressing issues surrounding the state of the information highway
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Walmart to invest in Flipkart Group, India’s innovative e-commerce company

* Significant opportunity to partner with local leader in a large, fast-growing market * Flipkart’s strong leadership team will be supported by Walmart, Tencent, Tiger Global and Microsoft * Underscores long-term commitment to India, where Walmart looks to serve customers, support job creation, small businesses, farmers and women entrepreneurs * Walmart supports Flipkart’s ambition to transition into a publicly-listed, majority-owned subsidiary in the future