Flipkart is continuing to innovate in the area of HR practices. After announcing generous maternity and paternity leaves, and offering unprecedented leaves flexibility at work, the company has made it easier for its employees to monetize their stock options, which are often a large part of their salaries.
As one of the biggest and most auspicious festivals in India, Diwali has a huge significance as far as workplace celebrations go. Most companies decorate the office and distribute sweets and gifts to the employees. Some even go as far as conducting ethinic day, Diwali-themed activities, a feast, the works.
Here’s a roundup of the diwali festivities at some of the Indian companies, each unique and interesting in their own way, on the last working day before Diwali.
Flipkart has been roundly criticized for forcing people to download its app. It tried everything in its power to get more users for its app – app-only offers, app-only products and even its biggest shopping fest, the Big Billion Day Sale was app-only this year. But the company has finally come out with a product that enables you enjoy their services without an app. Flipkart has launched a new version of its mobile site called Flipkart Lite.
The mega sales have ended. The partying is also over. E-commerce majors such as Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal are now in for some sobering news.
Government of India has asked Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) to probe whether e-commerce majors have violated Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) rules by engaging in business-to-consumers (B2C) activity.
With several online customers facing such bad experiences in terms of pricing discrepancies, non-availability of desired products, or even receiving sub-standard or fake products, online marketers are now pulling up their socks to ensure customer satisfaction on one hand, and prevent fraud on the other. And one of the approaches taken by many ecommerce platforms, including biggies Flipkart and Amazon is introduction of the Mystery Shopper.