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Walmart carries wholesale e-commerce to Andhra Pradesh

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01 December 2014

Walmart India today extended the reach of its online wholesale platform to its members in Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh.

At present, the US-based retail giant operates its B2B (business-to-business) e-commerce platform in four Indian cities -Lucknow, Hyderabad, Guntur and Vijayawada.

"Walmart India today launched the B2B e-commerce platform for all its members of Best Price Modern Wholesale store in Rajahmundry," the company said in a statement.

It said that with the launch in Rajahmundry, Walmart India has successfully extended e-commerce to all the Best Price stores in Andhra Pradesh.

"We have received an overwhelming response from our members in Lucknow, Hyderabad, Guntur and Vijayawada and we are certain that members in Rajahmundry too would benefit significantly," Walmart India president and chief executive officer Krish Iyer said.

The platform, www.bestprice.in, is for registered members of Best Price Modern Wholesale stores.

At present, Walmart is engaged in cash-and-carry business in India. It called off a six-year partnership with Bharti Enterprises in October last year. The US retail giant operates 20 wholesale stores under the brand 'Best Price' in India.





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