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Flipkart To Host Hubs For Big Brands

E-commerce major Flipkart has unveiled a new strategy, under which it would have some of the most-popular electronic and apparel brands creating exclusive "stores" on its digital marketplace. These stores, launched in April on the Flipkart mobile app with a desktop launch expected later, will help top brands target customers and drive sales by using data and analysis provided by Flipkart, as the Bengaluru- based company accelerates the process of…
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Amazon, 2nd Largest Online Player

Amazon has dislodged Snapdeal to become India's second-largest online marketplace by shipments last month, industry estimates show. It also became the only major player to increase share from a year ago. Market leader Flipkart's share of shipments fell to 37 per cent in March from 43 per cent in the same month in 2015, and Snapdeal's fell to 14 to 15 per cent from 19 per cent. Amazon India's unit…
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Tie Up With Online Retailers By Uttar Pradesh Khadi Board

The Uttar Pradesh government has tied up with online retailers to sell khadi products in a bid to promote the industry. Designers from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) will design the khadi clothes that will be sold online. The products would be first launched on e-commerce majors like Flipkart and Snapdeal. The idea to rope in online retailers has come on the heels of the state government signing…
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More Spending To Speed Up Delivery

E-commerce player Snapdeal, will spend more on logistics and technology to better compete with Flipkart and Amazon's Indian unit, its co-founder has said. With online shopping becoming more popular in India, e-commerce firms are struggling to cope with the growing demand and make faster deliveries in different parts of the country. The e-commerce market in India is expected to grow to 220 billion US dollar in the value of goods…
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Flipkart For World-Class Products

Flipkart has partnered with Italian fashion company Pitti Immagine, India's Arvind and designers including Timzy Batra and Prithvi Rao to help sellers on its marketplace create designs in line with global trends. Trendstalk, a platform that the e-tailer has recently launched, carries insights on global fashion trends - including colour palettes, cuts, designs and fabric direction - as well as forecsasts to help sellers create and list products that buyers…
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Flipkart Lifestyle Award To Duke

Leading fashion brand Duke Fashions has bagged e-commerce major Flipkart's 'Flipstar award' in the lifestyle category. “Duke is a value for money brand and our mission is to make available the international designs and styles at highly reasonable prices. We see it as our duty to provide our customers the inspiration they need to look and feel confident”, Kuntal Raj Jain, director, Duke Fashions (I) Ltd, said at the award…
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