Flipkart enters into offline market; now feel the products before you buy

Flipkart enters into offline market; now feel the products before you buy

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Online shopping portal Flipkart has ventured into offline sales model wherein the company will have designated stores for displaying products across various genres, as per a report in a daily newspaper.

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A report in the Times of India said, customers can walk into the offline stores and use the poducts before placing the order on the Flipkart app.

Customers can take the delivery at their home or at the same store, the paper further said.

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While metros like Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai lead in terms of the sales, the e-commerce firm sees a huge potential in tier II cities, the paper stated.

The Bengaluru-based firm offers over 30 million products across more than 70 categories, including books, media, consumer electronics and lifestyle.

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The company employs 33,000 people, has 50 million registered users clocking over 10 million daily visits and enables delivery of over eight million shipments a month.