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: HandoutBefore 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

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

Topic |   E-commerce
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: HandoutBefore 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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