Will e-business Major Flipkart Win the Battle?
This refers to your article on online market leaders ( Fear Factor, May 7). No doubt, e-commerce major Flipkart’s decision to acquire eBay and Snapdeal is a desperate attempt to be the number one leader among its rivals in its territory. But it is already burning $40-50 million every month. So, how will the merger deal help Flipkart in reducing its humungous expenditure in this cut-throat competition? Will it be able to defeat the giant Amazon in this “e-market war”?... Only time will tell the truth. B.S. Acharya, Berhampur