Flipkart of Walmart Inc said on Tuesday that it will create 70,000 new jobs and employ as many other partners and in other roles it is set to spur online shopping during the country’s busy festive season.
Flipkart, the Indian arm of Amazon.com Inc and the runaway e-commerce business of Reliance Industries Ltd, are gaining market share in the fast-growing online retail market, significantly boosting the COVID-19 epidemic as more Indians turn to groceries Used my smartphone to shop. And other items.
Flipkart’s “Big Billion Days”, which is in line with Amazon’s Prime Day, is the year’s biggest sale. The four or five-day long sale usually starts around October, which is on the festive season of India, which ends with Diwali.
The company said it would also sign more than 50,000 grocery, or small grocery stores for last mile delivery.
The company said in an email, “creating direct employment opportunities in Flipkart’s supply chain, including delivery executives, pickers, packers and sorters, also additional indirect jobs at Flipkart’s vendor partner locations and (local corner shops) Will be available. ” .
Earlier this month, the e-commerce company launched Flipkart Wholesale, an online wholesale service for mom-and-pop stores and other small businesses.