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Flipkart & Vishal Mega Mart join hands to deliver essentials in 26 cities

 Indian e-commerce marketplace Flipkart announced its partnership with modern retail store chain Vishal Mega Mart to facilitate the delivery of essentials at consumers' doorstep in 26 cities across the country.

The service started in cities including Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, NCR- Delhi, Patna, Goa, Guwahati, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Jaipur, Bareilly, Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Aligarh, Dehradun, Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Raipur, Bilaspur and Bhubaneswar.

Vishal Mega Mart

Vishal Mega Mart is India’s fashion-led hypermarket business with 365 plus stores across 240 plus cities operated by Airplaza Retail Holdings. Vishal's aims to sell affordable apparel, general merchandise/home and food & grocery categories.

Vishal Mega Mart Essentials provides food & grocery products of different brands. It also includes Vishal's own brands like First Crop, Full Bloom, Imli Tree, Home Ninja etc.

The products will be available as per the Government guidelines across all zones.

Under this partnership, consumers across 365+ Vishal Mega Mart stores will be able to order products and get them delivered at their doorsteps by Flipkart. The products will be available as per the Government guidelines across all zones. Once a consumer places an order through the Flipkart app, the delivery executives will then collect the products from the nearest Vishal store and deliver it at the customer's doorstep safely. This will help consumers stay indoors and maintain social distancing in the backdrop of the ongoing battle against Covid-19 in the country.

As part of this partnership, a Vishal Mega Mart Essentials store has been created on Flipkart. Consumers can order a wide assortment of essential products like Atta, Rice, Oil, Pulses, Beverages, Soap, Toothpaste and other essential items from India's leading brands, as well as a healthy assortment of Vishal's brands from this store.

Our teams are working relentlessly to understand the requirements of each region: Kalyan Krishnamurthy, chief executive officer, Flipkart Group

Kalyan Krishnamurthy, chief executive officer, Flipkart Group, said, "Flipkart, as a committed corporate citizen, is constantly innovating to help fulfil consumers' needs in these unprecedented times. Our teams are working relentlessly to understand the requirements of each region and forging strategic tie-ups to meet the same. As part of this, our ability to work with the modern retail stores across cities will give consumers access to relevant products while enabling doorstep delivery of groceries and essentials. Backed by our robust technology platform, this will help consumers to have the real-time visibility of essentials available in their area and while also helping with timely doorstep deliveries."

We are excited about working with Flipkart: Gunender Kapur, CEO & MD, Vishal Mega Mart

Gunender Kapur, CEO & MD, Vishal Mega Mart said, “In these difficult times, we are ensuring that we reach our customers with essentials through all possible channels. We are excited about working with Flipkart, now our customers can visit our 365+ stores or order essentials from Vishal easily on Flipkart and have them delivered at their doorstep, in a safe and hygienic manner.”

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