Flipkart courts retailers with Seller Advantage Week

FLIPKARTFlipkart, India’s largest online marketplace launched the ‘Seller Advantage Week’—an initiative in an attempt to woo new sellers to its platform.

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 13th and 18th of July will be eligible for special offers like zero percentage commission, free cataloging and related support services. It was not clear how long these freebies would be valid for. Normally, all platforms charge a percentage (2-5%) of the sale value as their commission.

“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,” Flipkart said.

“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,” said Ankit Nagori, Chief Business Officer, Flipkart.

Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon have opened unprecedented opportunities for enterprising small traders across India to scale up their business. These platforms provide a way for any shop, big or small, across India to sell to customers across the country.


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.

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