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Walmart-Flipkart deal: Many questions arise

The point to consider is whether all this will lead to generating greater employment in the numbers the Indian economy and population need.

12 May 2018 5:27 AM

After Flipkart-Walmart deal, SoftBank undecided on selling stake

SoftBank’s Masayoshi Son will take a call in the next 7-10 days, on whether the group will exit India’s biggest online retailer or not.

11 May 2018 2:36 PM

SoftBank undecided on exiting Flipkart

SoftBank's Masayoshi Son will take a call in the next 7-10 days on whether to exit India's biggest online retailer or say invested.

11 May 2018 12:13 PM

Sachin Bansal bids farewell; to focus on games, coding

In a Facebook post, Sachin said his work at Flipkart “is done” and “it's time to hand over the baton and move on.”

11 May 2018 6:18 AM

Flipkart deal is positive: Niti VC

He also said that the deal is as per India’s foreign direct investment (FDI) norms.

11 May 2018 6:07 AM


Walmart hopeful about CCI’s nod

Local sourcing to help economy: CEO.

11 May 2018 6:00 AM

Traders oppose Walmart-Flipkart deal, industry gives thumbs up

Walmart's acquisition faced opposition from traders and an RSS affiliate.

10 May 2018 2:09 PM

Sachin Bansal bids adieu to Flipkart in emotional FB post

US retailer Walmart Inc on Wednesday acquired 77 per cent stake in Flipkart for about USD 16 billion.

10 May 2018 12:50 PM

Walmart pays $16 billion for 77 per cent Flipkart stake

World’s biggest e-commerce deal angers traders’ body, RSS affilate.

10 May 2018 5:45 AM

Walmart stocks dip over 4 per cent after deal

Flipkart is expected to generate meaningful losses for the next few years, so this is a bet for the future, say analysts.

10 May 2018 2:17 AM


Walmart to acquire 77 per cent stake in Flipkart, confirms Softbank CEO

The investment will help accelerate Flipkart's customer-focused mission to transform commerce in India through technology.

09 May 2018 6:18 PM

Walmart to buy controlling stake in Flipkart, confirms Softbank CEO

Softbank CEO also said the stake of USD 2.5 billion Flipkart is now worth about USD 4 billion in deal.

09 May 2018 6:11 PM

Walmart likely to announce Flipkart deal before end of week: sources

Walmart and Google parent Alphabet Inc will buy up to 75 per cent of Flipkart.

08 May 2018 8:25 AM

Walmart-Flipkart deal must be closely vetted

The mom-&-pop store may survive the Walmart storm, but millions will be out of jobs soon as the workforce shrinks from Walmart’s scale of operations.

08 May 2018 12:28 AM

Scrutinise Walmart deal: CAIT

The Flipkart buy may be one of the largest deals in the retail sector and by far, the biggest in the country’s booming e-commerce market.

07 May 2018 12:37 AM


CAIT demands scrutiny of proposed Flipkart-Walmart deal

It will promote loss funding and predatory pricing in e-commerce sector.

06 May 2018 7:02 PM

Flipkart board approves Walmart’s bid, says report

Flipkart declined to comment when contacted by AFP.

05 May 2018 2:37 AM

Flipkart undertakes USD 350 mn buyback ahead of Walmart deal

Walmart is expected to pump in as much as USD 12 bn for primary and secondary shares, valuing Flipkart at about USD 20 bn.

04 May 2018 1:28 PM

Amazon makes bid to spoil Walmart-Flipkart deal: report

The news underscores how Amazon is focused on winning India’s fledgeling e-commerce market.

03 May 2018 2:41 PM

Amazon offers to buy 60 per cent stake in India's Flipkart

Amazon also offered Flipkart a breakup fee of $2 billion, the CNBC-TV18 channel reported.

02 May 2018 7:14 PM