Flipkart Launches New Tools For First-Time Sellers


Bangalore, July 15: Flipkart has rolled out the ‘Seller Advantage Week’—an initiative to enable new sellers across India to take their business online. As a part of Flipkart’s national seller campaign, ‘Apne Sapne Jee Kar Dekho,’ this initiative will offer support and guidance to new sellers to kick-start a hassle-free online journey.

Sellers who register with Flipkart between July 13 and 18 will be eligible for special offers like zero percentage commission, free cataloging and related support services. The ‘Seller Advantage Week’ will ensure a seamless onboarding and registration experience for new sellers and gear up their business to match the online marketplace requirements.

What will ‘Seller Advantage Week’ offer?

• Zero percentage commission: Sellers who register within the mentioned time-frame won’t need to pay any commission on their sales made on Flipkart for the next one month. They can retain the entire profit amount made from their sales
Free cataloging: Sellers can avail free product photo shoots for their catalogs from Flipkart. Dedicated teams will ensure the images meets the industry requirements and are visually positioned to grasp optimum customer attention
•Dedicated VAT partners: Keeping in mind that VAT is mandatory to run a business in India, Flipkart’s priority partners will offer the sellers dedicated on ground support to kick-start their VAT process
•Working on-the-go: Sellers will get the opportunity to facelift their business through Google Apps & Drive. They can avail services to set up their business email addresses, video and voice calls, integrated online calendars and 30GB of online storage for file syncing and sharing and much more

Ankit Nagori, Chief Business Officer, Flipkart said, “With online fast becoming the new age sales channel for sellers across regions, this initiative will hand-hold and guide new sellers to establish their business online. Seller Advantage Week focuses on offering all aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners the opportunity to take a plunge into the online marketplace model and enjoy the benefits.”

Nagori further added, “Furthering our focus of creating a robust ecosystem for sellers in India, we are confident that we will be able to provide sellers with a highly scalable platform to grow their business.”

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