Before the ban on Chinese apps in India, e-commerce start-up Club Factory employed more than 300 people worldwide, including 100 local staff in India. Photo: Handout
Before the ban on Chinese apps in India, e-commerce start-up Club Factory employed more than 300 people worldwide, including 100 local staff in India. Photo: Handout
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exclusive | Chinese e-commerce start-up Club Factory, once a challenger to Amazon and Flipkart in India, lives to fight another day

  • After only three years in the India market, Club Factory became a major player with 100 million monthly active users and about 40,000 local sellers
  • After the Chinese app ban, 90 per cent of the local employees were asked to take leave without pay but subsequently 80 locals quit their jobs

Before the ban on Chinese apps in India, e-commerce start-up Club Factory employed more than 300 people worldwide, including 100 local staff in India. Photo: Handout
Before the ban on Chinese apps in India, e-commerce start-up Club Factory employed more than 300 people worldwide, including 100 local staff in India. Photo: Handout
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