Online retailer - Flipkart Online Services has raised $150 Mn investment led by Naspers and by existing investor Tiger Global, according to IndiaDigitalReview.
The company which has 4,800 employees and services 50,000 orders a day was recently planning to raise funds. This January it raised $150 Mn from existing investors – Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management in its fourth round of funding.
Flipkart has put a R300 minimum order cap for the free delivery option, to cut down its losses. The company emphasizes more on customer acquisition which lead to a gross margin loss per unit sale.
Myntra, part of the Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, has acquired the online fashion platform Jabong from the Global Fashion Group. The $70 million deal will see the creation of one of the biggest online fashion platforms in India. The combined online retailers will have the distinction of becoming the largest e-commerce marketplace in the country.