Flipkart scales its same day delivery service to 10 cities


In an effort to position itself at a comparatively stronger side, eCommerce player Flipkart launches same-day delivery across all categories in 10 more cities. With this, customers from Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad, Manesar, Navi Mumbai, Thane can now get same day delivery on all products – if they place their orders by 12 noon on a business day.

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“Innovation is part of the Flipkart DNA and over the past six years we have been constantly adding and refining technology that enhances and improves the online experiences for all our customers.” said Sachin Bansal, Co-founder and CEO, Flipkart, “We are the only e-commerce platform offering Same Day Guarantee Delivery at such a large scale to Indian customers today. This launch is the next step in a series of innovations that we have introduced to the Indian online shopping market.”

Earlier, Flipkart had its same day delivery service available in seven cities, with Amazon following Flipkart in the race. Other than its one day delivery service, Flipkart offers its in a day guarantee delivery to 27 cities.

With its 10 million products across 70+ categories, Flipkart is a home to some 3000 merchants.  In past 7 years, the company has transformed itself from an online book seller to high consumer satisfaction yet inventory carrying retailer to one of the leading online marketplaces in the country, what it is now. Here’s a quick glimpse of the Flipkart’s journey so far.

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