Flipkart Launches B2B Digital Marketplace To Connect MSMEs With Retailers
Flipkart Wholesale, the digital B2B marketplace of ecommerce giant Flipkart, on Wednesday (September 2), launched its operations, to connect MSMEs and kirana store owners with retailers and enable digitisation of the wholesale marketplace.
The platform is currently available for fashion retailers, especially footwear and apparel, in Gurugram, Delhi and Bengaluru, with plans to expand to Mumbai as well.
By the end of this year, Flipkart wholesale also plans to expand to 20 more cities and in categories such as home and kitchen and grocery. The B2B digital platform that is conveniently accessible to retailers via the app on Google Play Store, aims to rope in over 300 strategic partners and have over 2 lakh listings in 2 months. Additionally, the platform will enable the onboarding of 50 brands and over 250 local manufacturers in the coming days. The company claims that Flipkart Wholesale provides customers with a wide selection of products at attractive prices, also providing small businesses with an easy credit facility to enable cash flow, along with data-driven recommendations for stock selection.