Flipkart blacklists several sellers selling sub standard bedsheets

The company has taken this step ahead of its Big Billion Day Sale.
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E-commerce company Flipkart has black listed some sellers who have been caught selling polyester-mix bedsheets as pure cotton ones. The company has taken this step ahead of its Big Billion Day Sale.
In a statement issued to leading media organization Flipkart spokesperson has said, "We observe a zero tolerance policy on incidents where sellers are found violating rules pertaining to quality, pricing or genuineness of a product. We perform surprise checks on sellers to audit product quality. Sellers failing to pass the audit are de-listed. As part of our latest initiative, 'Utkarsh' , improving seller's business and keeping a tight check on quality are the most critical areas of our business." 
 
Bed sheets are one of the most profitable items for the retailer and contributes significant revenue share for the Flipkart coming from its home furnishing category. If media sources are to be believed the company 
plans to order around 40 lakh bedsheets amounting to roughly Rs 100 crore for its private label brand especially meant for sale during its impending Big Billion Day sale. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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