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Flipkart Launches its First ‘Furniture Experience Center’ in Bengaluru

The company said that it is also working with Google to enhance customers’ overall viewing experience at these centres through integration with Google Lens

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E-commerce major Flipkart on Sunday said that it has launched its first “furniture experience centre”, in Bengaluru.

“In order to give a touch and feel experience to customers in an ever-growing online furniture market, Flipkart has introduced its first furniture experience centre in Bangalore,” it said.

The company said that it is also working with Google to enhance customers’ overall viewing experience at these centres through integration with Google Lens.

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FILE – A worker removes an advertisement billboard of Indian online marketplace Flipkart, installed along the roadside in Mumbai, India, Oct. 16, 2015. Amazon.com Inc. is concentrating on India and its competition, Flipkart. (Representational image). VOA

“Visitors at the experience centre can use their smartphone to scan the ‘Flipkart Furniture’ icon at the experience centres, which will then route them to the platform’s furniture page, allowing them to explore the product catalogue along with their various features.”

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The statement noted that furniture is one of the fastest growing online categories, witnessing a surge in demand from across metros along with tier-I and tier-II towns. This is majorly driven by the digitisation wave, growing income in the hands of millennials and improving real estate scenario, thereby expanding the market size for online furniture in India to $17 billion in 2018, it said. (IANS)

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Flipkart Rolling Out its ‘Video’ Service through Latest Update of Its Android App

The company has added a dedicated section to its application and it provides content from players, like Arre, Dice Media, TVF and Voot

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Similar to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other streaming services, Flipkart is offering curated and personalised video content to the Indian audience. Pixabay

Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart on Saturday started rolling out its ‘video’ service through the latest update of its Android app.

Similar to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other streaming services, Flipkart is offering curated and personalised video content to the Indian audience.

The company has added a dedicated section to its application and it provides content from players, like Arre, Dice Media, TVF and Voot.

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Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart on Saturday started rolling out its ‘video’ service through the latest update of its Android app. Pixabay

Flipkart users can download the latest version — version 6.17 — of the app on their Android smartphones to use the company’s video streaming service. Once the app is updated, one can access the service by going to the hamburger menu from the top left corner of the app and click on the videos section.

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The biggest USP of Flipkart videos streaming service is that it’s free for users, although it could be ad-supported in the days to come. (IANS)