Walmart offers Indian consumers a mix of modern shopping experiences and helps local sellers and suppliers, including kiranas, micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises. (MSMEs), farmers, artisans and women-owned businesses to modernize, prosper and create local jobs in the country.
As a socially responsible organization that is committed to creating economic opportunity, enhancing long-term environmental sustainability and strengthening local communities, Walmart is determined to help drive India’s growth story and create shared value.
The Flipkart Group is one of India's digital commerce leaders and includes group companies Flipkart, Flipkart Wholesale, Myntra and PhonePe. Since launching in 2007, Flipkart has enabled millions of consumers, sellers, merchants, and small businesses to be a part of India's e-commerce revolution. It has a registered customer base of over 250 million and offers upwards of 150 million products across more than 80 categories.
The company’s efforts to democratize e-commerce in India by driving access and affordability and delighting customers have inspired many industry firsts, empowered generations of entrepreneurs and MSMEs, and helped create lakhs of jobs across the ecosystem. The launch of the Flipkart Wholesale digital marketplace in July 2020 is a testament to the company’s commitment to accelerate the growth of kiranas and MSMEs in India.
Flipkart is known for pioneering services such as Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI and easy returns – customer-centric innovations that have made online shopping more accessible and affordable for millions of Indians. Together with Myntra, which holds a prominent position in the online fashion market, PhonePe, India's fastest-growing digital payments platform, and now Flipkart Wholesale, the Flipkart Group will continue to steer the transformation of commerce in India through technology.
Flipkart Group President and CEO: Kalyan Krishnamurthy
Flipkart Wholesale is transforming the kirana retail ecosystem in India by leveraging cutting-edge and locally developed technology. With its digital marketplace and Best Price stores and supply chain infrastructure, Flipkart Wholesale is focused on enabling growth and prosperity for kiranas and MSMEs throughout India’s retail ecosystem. By providing small businesses with a wide selection of quality-assured products at significant value, powered by technology for greater efficiency and better margins, Flipkart Wholesale is committed to making their lives easier.
Myntra is India’s largest e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle products. Providing an easy and enjoyable retail experience to shoppers across the country, Myntra brings the power of fashion to Indian consumers with a vast array of the latest and trendiest products from the country’s widest selection of brands. Myntra delights customers with its range and value, offering 100% authentic products, cash on delivery and a 30-day returns policy, among other benefits. Its in-season product catalogue – the largest in India – is required reading for the nation’s fashionistas.
Myntra CEO: Amar Nagaram
The PhonePe payments platform was established in December 2015 with the aim to make digital payments easy, safe and universally accepted in India. Reducing consumers’ reliance on cash and cards, PhonePe crossed 1 billion transactions in November 2018 and 5 billion in December 2019. Offered in 11 local languages, it currently supports more than 230 million users and is available as a payment option at over 13 million offline merchants across 500 cities in India.
PhonePe CEO: Sameer Nigam
Walmart Global Sourcing
Setting up in Bangalore in 2002, Global Sourcing has long given Indian manufacturers a way to sell their products, including apparel, homeware, jewellery, hardlines and more, in overseas markets such as the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and the United Kingdom. Upholding Walmart’s reputation as the world’s most trusted retailer, Global Sourcing regularly audits suppliers’ practices and works with them via the Walmart Responsible Sourcing Program to help them meet Walmart standards.
Walmart Global Tech India
From research and technology centres in Bengaluru, Chennai and Gurgaon, Walmart Global Tech India develops and applies cutting-edge technology to help transform Walmart into the shopping destination of choice around the world. Opened with just a handful of associates in 2008, Walmart Global Tech India now has more than 5,000 talented engineers, designers, product leaders and other professionals working together to create a smarter future, where online and in-store shopping is interconnected.
Walmart is committed to business in India and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of customers and supporting suppliers and sellers, while contributing to communities and the economy as part of India’s long-term growth.