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Walmart faces major India test over unit Flipkart's legal spat with GOQii

The All India Online Vendors Association plans to file a plea to join GOQii's case against Flipkart on behalf of 3,500 online sellers it represents

Reuters  |  New Delhi 

An Indian startup's legal challenge against a Walmart unit claiming losses caused by sharp discounting of its products is winning support from other online sellers, in what is shaping as a key test of how the giant retailer operates in the country. The legal tussle between GOQii, a seller of smartwatch-type health devices, and Walmart's Flipkart unit, comes just months after India imposed stricter rules for foreign investment in e-commerce that were aimed at deterring such sharp discounts. GOQii sued Flipkart last month in a Mumbai court, alleging its devices were ...

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First Published: Tue, June 04 2019. 17:12 IST