While Flipkart is reportedly looking to tap online ticketing segment by buying stakes in BookMyShow, Amazon India has announced its partnership with BookMyShow which will allow users to use their Amazon Pay balance account for booking tickets via BookMyShow. This partnership is in addition to its existing range of merchants across verticals like Redbus (bus booking), Abhibus (bus booking), Faasos (food ordering), Box 8 (food ordering), Haptik (chatbot platform), Komparify (phone recharge and comparison platform) amongst others. Amazon said in a statement that with these partnerships, the company is driving customers to utilize their Amazon Pay balance beyond the marketplace, to merchants in categories like food ordering, travel, bill payments etc. Note that Amazon’s competitor in India Flipkart is adopting multi-forked strategies to battle against Amazon. Flipkart, which raised $2.5 billion from SoftBank’s Vision Fund in August, and from Microsoft, eBay…
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