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Flipkart Announces Billion-Brand to Sell 'Made-in-India' Products - NDTV

Flipkart is having another crack at differentiating its products from rivals' offerings. The company on Monday announced Billion, a new self-brand under which it will be selling a range of products made especially for the Indian market. A slew of ...and more »

How Kunal Bahl sold the idea of Snapdeal 2.0 and what's in store - Economic Times

NEW DELHI: It was a lengthy Power-Point presentation with more than 100 slides and inundated with pie charts, line graphs, column charts, scatter graphs and data points. That was the earliest prototype of Snapdeal 2.0, a stripped-down, bare-bones ...and more »

Merger Between Indian E-Commerce Heavyweights Flipkart And Snapdeal Called Off - Forbes

Co-founder and CEO of Snapdeal Kunal Bahl attends a press conference in New Delhi on July 15, 2015. (Photo credit: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images). Its official. One of the most talked about mergers in the Indian e-commerce space has been called off ...and more »

Flipkart completes merger with eBay India - Oneindia

India's largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Tuesday said that its merger with eBay India was complete. With the completion of this merger transaction, is now officially a Flipkart Group Company. Flipkart completes merger with eBay India ...and more »

SoftBank Vision Fund in talks to invest $2 billion in Flipkart - Business Standard (press release) (blog)

SoftBank Vision Fund, the $100-billion fund floated by SoftBank chief Masayoshi Son to invest in technology companies, is in talks with India's largest e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart, to invest $2 billion. Discussions between the two firms kicked off ...and more »

Snapdeal Idea Of Going 'Independent' To Hit Employees Hard, Over 80% To Be Handed Pink Slips - Inc42 Media

The Snapdeal founders have decided to give pink slips to about 80% of their employees. The news surfaced soon after the Snapdeal founders backed out from the merger deal with Flipkart. As per media reports, the company management has given “verbal ...and more »

Snapdeal, Flipkart, Ola founders look to claw back lost ground from investors - Livemint

The Snapdeal-Flipkart deal is a win for founders Kunal Bahl (left) and Rohit Bansal as they were against SoftBank's push for Snapdeal sale to Flipkart from the very beginning. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint. Latest News » · Donald Trump says launching ...and more »

How Kunal Bahl staved off once-ardent backer, the mighty SoftBank, in Snapdeal's latest pivot - FactorDaily

By Sunday, July 30, it was clear: Snapdeal's merger with bigger rival Flipkart, being pushed by the former's largest investor SoftBank, was not going through; Over just 12 months, Snapdeal's value sunk to $1 billion from $6.5 billion. Flipkart's best ...and more »

Snapdeal calling off sale may benefit Flipkart the most - Livemint

Just 11.7% of Indian smartphone users had Snapdeal's app installed at the end of June, according to estimates from KalaGato. Graphic: Ahmed Raza Khan/Mint. Bengaluru: Online marketplace Flipkart Ltd may benefit from the decision by smaller rival ...and more »

SoftBank in talks to invest in Flipkart through fund: sources - The Hindu

SoftBank Group is still in talks to invest in Flipkart through its Vision Fund. File Photo. Reuters. Mumbai/Bengaluru, August 01, 2017 13:30 IST. Updated: August 01, 2017 13:31 IST. more-in. The Vision Fund's planned investment is not dependent on a ...and more »