Flipkart in talks to buy grocery chain Fresh: report1 min read . Updated: 01 May 2019, 06:42 PM IST
- The acquisition will help Flipkart expand its food and grocery segment
- Namdhari's Fresh operates over 30 stores in Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Walmart Inc-owned e-commerce firm Flipkart is in talks to buy Indian grocery chain Namdhari's Fresh, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday, citing sources.
Namdhari's operates over 30 stores in Bengaluru, and the acquisition will help Flipkart expand its food and grocery segment, the report added.
Walmart acquired about 77% of Flipkart for roughly $16 billion last year, beefing up the competition to Amazon.com Inc in the fast growing Indian e-commerce market.
Walmart, Flipkart and Namdhari's did not immediately respond to Reuters' requests for comment.