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Amazon launches shopping app for Android users in India

Amazon has been growing leaps and bounds since its India entry. After expanding its product portfolio, the marketplace, now launches android shopping app in the country.

The Amazon App for Android offers a convenient, fast and secure way for customers to search, browse, compare offers, read reviews and make purchases quickly and easily, anywhere. Customers can shop the full selection of products available on the site including books, movies, mobiles, electronics, toys, baby, personal care appliances, health care devices, watches, fashion jewelry, home & kitchen products and more. Using this app customers can now scan a barcode or type a product name to instantly check availability and prices for that item on Amazon.in.

 

Flipkart flips in $160 million funds

The e-commerce player, whose future looked bleak, a few months back, gives it back by raising another huge amount of funding. This time Flipkart, one of India‘s largest marketplace, has raised $160 million from  from private equity investors. The investors include Dragoneer Investment Group, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Sofina , Vulcan Capital and Tiger Global. (The investment is surely more than what was expected, like we reported.)

This takes the total amount raised by Flipkart, this year, to $360 million. The amount is has been raised to drive, build and strengthen technology and accelerate its supply chain.

 

Vijay Sales ties up with Snapdeal; to sell through the marketplace

The online market, Snapdeal.com, has entered a strategic tie up with Vijay Sales. Under the agreement, Vijay Sales with leverage Snapdeal’s huge platform to reach out  a larger target audience which shops online.

The online store at Snapdeal will showcase all the popular electronics brands housed by the retailer to its 20+ million members spread across 4000+ towns and cities in the country. Continue reading Vijay Sales ties up with Snapdeal; to sell through the marketplace