Amitesh Jha, Senior Vice President - eKart & Marketplace, answers questions on Flipkart’s preparedness and safety measures in the wake of COVID-19 concerns, and emphasizes our continued commitment to customers during this challenging time
They’re driven. They’re enthusiastic. They love what they do. And customers love them. Meet the women Wishmasters at Flipkart’s Gurugram hub who are flying the flag of Flipkart’s endeavor to bring diversity and equal opportunity to the workforce.
The UK-based FairWork Foundation, supported by The Oxford Internet Institute, has published its first report on India based on a study on 'fair work' in the gig economy. Flipkart has topped the rankings, which includes other players operating in the gig economy space in India such as BigBasket, Zomato and Uber.
Nestled amid lush fields on the outskirts of the historic city of Hyderabad is one of Flipkart’s largest and busiest warehouses. At this state-of-the-art facility, which caters to a large chunk of Indian online shoppers, every second is tested and planned to the minutest detail. Its strength, however, lies as much in its people as it does in the mechanisms. Take a peek into the lives of the people whose aim it is to make sure that all your wishes are fulfilled.
By integrating people with disabilities into its workforce with its novel Ekartians with Different Abilities (eDAB) program, eKart has not just created an empowering workplace culture. It has sent an emphatic message to the world. Meet the differently abled Wishmasters at eKart.
In the unique Sanskrit-speaking villages of Mattur and Hosahalli on the banks of river Tunga in Karnataka, Vedic chants resonate from the tile-roofed homes and schools. But it's the new languages of technology and e-commerce that bridge the past with the future, and weaves these sleepy towns into the expanding map of Digital India
Will modern e-commerce wipe out Mumbai’s Dabbawallas? Diving deep into the two-year-old partnership between Flipkart and this esteemed Mumbai institution, we pondered this question and unearthed a different story — one of challenge, triumph and deep customer-focused innovation
For some customers in Bengaluru who shopped on Flipkart in 2016, opening the door to receive their deliveries became an experience to remember. In an innovative move that brought gender equality, women’s empowerment and equal opportunity to the doorstep, these customers discovered that their orders were delivered by a woman Wishmaster (delivery executive). A confident woman dressed in a t-shirt and trousers handed over their wishes, with a smile and a sparkle in her eye. This is the story of Flipkart’s Project EVA, an innovation that aims to empower women in the supply chain industry by proving that no workplace and no job description is an all-male bastion.
How would you define innovation? Is it a fresh idea that holds potential? Is it creating something that changes the world? Or is it something more, where the whole adds up to more than the sum of the parts? At Flipkart, the philosophy behind innovation has been to solve real problems and to make life easier for customers. This Flipkart innovation timeline takes you back to 2007 to evoke salient moments from Flipkart’s historic journey, moments that have changed the way India shops.