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The great Indian game of e-commerce laundering

Bad laws, Flipkart, Amazon, expensive lawyers and the washing of B2B into B2C

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In May 2018, Walmart made the most expensive acquisition in its history, spending $16 billion to acquire Indian e-commerce leader Flipkart. By then, its arch-rival, Amazon, had itself already invested over $4 billion into its Indian operations. Some called it the end of the bruising discounts and investments-driven war that had left both sides billions…

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