Walmart Unit Asked to Explain India Business Model Following Flipkart Purchase

Walmart Unit Asked to Explain India Business Model After Flipkart BuyIndia’s National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), a Regional semi-judicial Human Body, has Requested a Walmart device to Describe Its Own business model in India, after an Event raised by a Dealers body against Its Own $16 billion (Approximately Rs. 1.15 lakh crores) acquisition of e-commerce Company Flipkart.

NCLAT, an appellate body to the Competition Commission of India (CCI), issued the order to Wal-Mart International Holdings, the record dated Sept. 6 revealed.

“Before entering the merit of this appeal, we mean to be aware of the way Wal-Mart International Holdings Inc and also Flipkart Private Ltd perform their business in the relevant market in India,” NCLAT stated in a note, requesting Wal-Mart to file its response by Sept. 20.

The arrangement relates to an appeal request filed with the Confederation of All India Traders against CCI’s acceptance of this Walmart-Flipkart deal each month.

The dealer body said the combination would create unfair competition and drive neighbourhood convenience shops out of business.

Walmart finished the purchase of 77 percent stake in Flipkart on August 18, in among the largest US overseas investment.