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Walmart and Flipkart: The Biggest Deal in Indian E-com Startup Market

Pawan Kalyani

Abstract: Merger and Acquisition are strategic tools used time to time by companies to get the cutting edge over competitors and capturing the market. In recent past, the deal of Walmart and Flipkart was the biggest deal in the startup E-com market. The 77% shares of Flipkart was taken by Walmart by paying $16 billion. In this research paper the author is studying the reasons and other future possibilities of Indian e-com market. As many small but prominent players in the e-com market was acquired by Flipkart now Walmart has done the same thing, one possible reason from many other reasons to bypass the local  rules and regulation for doing business in the foreign country.

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