Amazon, Flipkart festival sales beat slowdown blues, US firm claims No.1 spot

Amazon, the US-based online retailer, released a bunch of numbers on the final day of its five-day festival sale to paint a surprisingly rosy picture of its performance during the biggest sales event of the annual online calendar. Notable among the numbers was a 15-fold jump in the sales of smartphones during the sale period, […]

Flipkart starts rolling out free Amazon Prime-like video service

Flipkart, Amazon’s biggest competitor in India, has started rolling out a video streaming service on its mobile app similar to Amazon Prime Video and Netflix. The service is very similar to other streaming apps, and offers videos classified into different sections based on genres and languages. Both movie and non-movie content are available. Non-movie content, […]

Mukesh Ambani: Reliance Jio To “Shortly Launch” E-Commerce Venture With 3 Cr Sellers

Even as Amazon and Flipkart find their business models crippled by new changes in the law, India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani announced that his upcoming e-commerce venture will partner with 3 cr sellers, making it the biggest such platform in the country by number of sellers. “Jio and Reliance Retail will shortly launch a unique […]

Flipkart’s PhonePe eyes PayTM as it readies to sign up half a crore merchants in 2019

PhonePe, the payment app backed by Flipkart, announced that it has crossed the 1 mln merchants milestone and plans to add another five million this year. This is likely to help the company narrow the gap with market leader PayTM, which had an estimated 10 mln (1 cr) merchants in its network as of late […]

JIO Wallet Offers: Paytm, Amazon, PhonePe give cashback on 399 recharge

Wallet players like Paytm, Mobikwik, PhonePe and AmazonPay have come up with cash back offers for Reliance Jio users who want to take advantage of the Rs 399 recharge scheme valid till today midnight. Last week, India’s largest wireless Internet provider said anyone recharging with Rs 399 to get 84 days of ‘free’ usage, will […]

FLIPKART BIG BILLION SALE: Bajaj Finance offers no-cost EMI

Bajaj Finance will offer ‘no cost EMI’ schemes on over four lakh products during the Flipkart’s ‘Big Billion Days’ sale that starts tomorrow and ends on Sunday to its existing customers. “The existing EMI Card customer can transact on Flipkart without any processing fee or any down payment at No Cost EMI,” the company said. […]

WALLET BATTLE: ICICI Bank offers free cashback on Flipkart, Amazon, Reliance

ICICI Bank is offering cash back of up to 10% for those who use its free Pockets prepaid payment card on platforms such as Flipkart, Amazon and Reliance Retail. Pockets prepaid card is a free card that is delivered to anyone who installs ICICI Bank’s wallet app — Pockets — and makes a request for […]

Flipkart to sell OnePlus 3 with huge discount; Company says not done!

Flipkart, the homegrown ecommerce giant, has listed OnePlus 3 as one of the prominent mobile deals being offered under its ‘Big Shopping Days’ sale to be held from Saturday, Dec 17 onwards. It has also put up a ‘coming soon’ page for the sought-after smartphone model. However, OnePlus has an agreement with Amazon India that […]

Samsung Galaxy On8 is the best Diwali mobile offer from Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal?

Are you wondering about buying the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, but worried about lack of 4G voice on it? Are you disappointed about the lack of big compelling deals on new mobile phones in the Diwali offers issued by Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and so on this year? Worry not. Samsung Galaxy On8 is here. The […]

Flipkart Big Billion Day Mobile Sale: Xiaomi Mi5 @Rs 17,999; Moto X Style, Samsung A8 @Rs 19k; Le2 for Rs 10,499 on Diwali

What do you do when your rival Amazon is holding its big holiday sale two days ahead of you? If you’re Flipkart, you make sure that your customers know what’s in store for them if they wait. According to clues we’ve picked up from the social media and other promotions, Flipkart will offer some hefty […]

Flipkart warns users about fake offers ahead of Big Billion Day Sale 2016

Flipkart, one of India’s top online shopping sites, has warned users not to click on suspicious links or otherwise give credence to purported offers from the website seen on social media platforms. “With the Flipkart Big Billion Days just round the corner, a host of fake offers and discounts are being offered on various fraudulent […]

Now, get Jet Airways air miles when shopping from Flipkart

Jet Airways has launched a new online shopping platform which will reward its users with its air miles that can be redeemed for booking flights later. The first partner in the venture is Flipkart, which will provide the back-end support. Points are earned every time a customer shop on the platform. The JPMiles accumulated by […]

Flipkart beats Amazon in a user survey

India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart has emerged as India’s most preferred e-commerce platform, the company said quoting “E-tailing Leadership Index” of research firm RedSeer Consulting. “With an overall score of 95, Flipkart has been ranked ahead of players like Amazon (87), Snapdeal (66), Paytm (65) and Shopclues (59), in the second edition of the survey […]

Samsung’s latest fitness band, ‘smart’ headphone up for preorder on Flipkart @ Rs.13490

Samsung’s fitness devices — Gear Fit2 fitness band and Gear IconX smart headphone — are now available for pre-order on Flipkart. The devices were unveiled in India earlier this month and are priced in the Rs 13,490-13,990 range. The Gear Fit2 band is priced at Rs 13,990 and comes in black, blue and pink colours […]

Flipkart acquires mobile payments firm PhonePe

Flipkart today announced the acquisition of PhonePe, a Bangalore based mobile payments company. Co-founded by ex-Flipkart employees Sameer Nigam and Rahul Chari, PhonePe is building India’s first Unified Payments Interface (UPI) based product. UPI, planned to go live in the April, will allow users to transact using their unique identification and mobile phone number or […]

SuperAngryFans: LeTV Le 1s out of stock within minutes of open sale, LeEco fans angry

After hyping the first ‘open sale’ of LeTV Le 1s for days, it looks like the Chinese firm either didn’t have enough stocks or didn’t anticipate the kind of demand that the phone will see. Either way, stocks of LeEco’s first ‘open sale’ ran out within minutes, with many so-called ‘super fans’ turning into ‘super […]