India's Flipkart to shut down website within a year, thanks to popularity of mobile

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_FlipKart announced on Monday it will be transitioning over to its mobile app completely because of consumer adoption. The decision to shut down the website may sound extreme to consumers in the U.S. but clearly Flipkart sees mobile as the dominant platform in the future._ _“A year ago, 6% of our traffic was coming from mobile. In less than 18 months, that traffic is 10-fold. That shows the significance of what a mobile phone is doing for the consumers and consequently doing for us.”_

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