That is the story of the primary Flipkart buyer, who needed to buy the e-commerce big’s ebook and was excited to make his first buy. From struggles to harsh, cloudy days, Binny Agarwal, the Founder, and CEO of Flipkart has seen all of it. That is how it began.
— Flipkart Tales (@FlipkartStories) October 15, 2015
Within the month of October 2007, V V Ok Chandra, a person from Mahububnagar, determined to order a ebook from Flipkart so as to add to his love for studying. He needed to buy John Wooden’s ‘Leaving Microsoft To Change The World’, however no bookstore in Hyderabad had it at the moment. That is when he stumbled upon the e-commerce platform and determined to make a purchase order.
Chandra had a weblog of his personal and had posted his concern. That is when Sachin, the Co-Founder, commented on his submit and requested him to navigate to their web site to search out the ebook.
Whereas he was undoubtedly attempting to market Flipkart, each founders had no thought how onerous it will be to search out the ebook. The positioning was pretty identified and contained the ebook Chandra longed for. He determined to strive his luck and pay Rs. 500 for it, because it was the one web site that had his ebook stocked. On the similar time, Flipkart’s Bangalore workplace heard its first cheer to lastly get a buyer. However quickly the joy become despair after they realized that the ebook was unfulfillable, and round 50 bookstores in Bangalore didn’t have it!
Immediately, the founders emailed Chandra to purchase time. They lastly discovered the ebook in a retailer in Indiranagar, despite the fact that the pages have been somewhat yellowish. They communicated the identical to him by way of electronic mail and had gained his belief. Therefore, Chandra determined to supply them the time they want and waited patiently.
With all of the panic and chaos, they have been capable of finding the ebook, get it delivered, and eventually make their first buyer out of Chandra. Rightfully so, they acquired their first satisfying buyer testimonial as they provided Chandra a 10% off as properly. Chandra had no thought he was their first, however the remainder is historical past! Since then, Flipkart has come a good distance in promoting merchandise throughout varied niches.
Do you now know the way and why Flipkart fulfills all of your needs?