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In a small town in Karnataka, Flipkart is creating jobs with impact sourcing

For the people of Bagepalli, Karnataka, a good job opportunity has often meant travelling to the nearest big city and away from their loved ones. In early 2020, an impact sourcing effort by Flipkart and its vendor partner RuralShores sought to change that reality. Read how this project is not only bringing better livelihoods to this town, but is also benefiting e-commerce through the rich and untapped talent pool of rural India.
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Large appliance customers of Flipkart speak up, with a big smile

Buying a large appliance for your home, like a television or a refrigerator, is a big decision. And it is big not just considering the heft in investment and the fact that the decision is made not by one person but, in most cases, an entire family. Things get more challenging when one makes the purchase online, which a considerably less personal experience from the touch-and-feel intimacy of shopping at a physical store. For these Flipkart customers, however, realizing the ‘big’ dream of owning a large appliance had everything to do with the Flipkart experience. They tell us why they chose to buy large appliances on Flipkart.