Flipkart to sell refurbished smartphones soon

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24 Nov 2014
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Flipkart plans to start selling refurbished smartphones by Diwali, following the footsteps of US rival Amazon in India, prompted by the high rate of handset returns and the absence of a pricing advantage with the introduction of the goods and services tax, two senior industry executives said.

Flipkart-certified refurbished models will be sold on the online marketplace and offline retail stores, for which discussions have been held with distributors. Flipkart will use its logistics arm Ekart for deliveries.

“Even though Flipkart has of late tightened return norms on mobile phones and only allows replacement in case of a defect, it is already saddled with lot of return inventory,” said one of the executives who held talks with Flipkart for offline distribution. “There are also handsets with minor problems which are replaced. The company plans to get them checked and certified to look and work like new and sell them as Flipkart-ce ..

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So after acquiring eBay FK too going to sell Refubrished phones
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