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Flipkart's delivery unit Ekart allegedly fired over 300 seasonal workers: Report
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Flipkart's delivery unit Ekart allegedly fired over 300 seasonal workers: Report

Flipkart says these workers were hired for a limited duration during the festive time.

SoftBank and Alibaba to pump $445 mn into Paytm Mall: Is it now equipped to battle rivals Flipkart and Amazon?
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SoftBank and Alibaba to pump $445 mn into Paytm Mall: Is it now equipped to battle rivals Flipkart and Amazon?

Paytm’s plan is to double down on what it is doing. Funds raised will be deployed to beef-up technology and build superior logistics, among other things.

Karnataka government ties up with Amazon to help local start ups with the Launchpad programme
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Karnataka government ties up with Amazon to help local start ups with the Launchpad programme

Amazon tied up with Karnataka Biotechnology and Information Technology Services (KBITS) to allow local start-ups to sell their products on its platform.

India shipped 26.5mn smartphones in Q2 2015, could surpass US by 2017: IDC
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India shipped 26.5mn smartphones in Q2 2015, could surpass US by 2017: IDC

India smartphones market witnessed a strong second quarter with 26.5 million units shipped to India, up by 44 percent from 18.4 million units for the same period last year. This is a great news after a sluggish first quarter this 2015.

Infibeam files for IPO in first e-commerce listing
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Infibeam files for IPO in first e-commerce listing

Indian e-retailer Infibeam filed a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO) to raise 4.5 billion rupees ($70.69 million)

Online sale of Yoga mats, books and DVDs rising fast, says Flipkart
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Online sale of Yoga mats, books and DVDs rising fast, says Flipkart

The e-retailer conducted a survey among its 45 million registered customers to find out the prevailing trend for the ancient discipline as the world celebrated the International Yoga Day on 21 June.

 Snapdeal upgrades app for sellers as 30% of its trader base are now on mobile
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Snapdeal upgrades app for sellers as 30% of its trader base are now on mobile

The seller zone app, which is the country's first ever mobile managed online marketplace application for sellers, allows sellers to list products through Snapdeal.com.

Amazon, e-commerce rivals fuel commercial property boom in India
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Amazon, e-commerce rivals fuel commercial property boom in India

Demand from e-commerce firms, a tiny fraction of India's retail industry, accounted for as much as 40 percent of 1.7 million square feet of warehouses leased in 2014 - a seven-fold increase from 2013, according to consultants CBRE South Asia.

Dreaming big: Flipkart plans to raise another $1.5 bn, eyes $10 bn valuation
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Dreaming big: Flipkart plans to raise another $1.5 bn, eyes $10 bn valuation

Flipkart may be planning another round of funding early next year.