Snapdeal Sheds Losses, Embraces Profitability with Rs 388 Crore Revenue in FY23

New Delhi: Snapdeal, a prominent player in the e-commerce sector in India, has reported a substantial improvement in its financial performance for the fiscal year 2023 (FY23). The Gurugram-based company, known for its unique approach in the e-commerce space, has managed to significantly reduce its losses while maintaining a steady revenue flow.

Key Financial Highlights

  • Revenue: Snapdeal’s revenue for FY23 was reported at ₹388 crore. Although this marks a decrease from the previous fiscal year’s ₹564 crore, it reflects the company’s strategic focus on profitability and sustainable business practices.
  • Loss Reduction: The company successfully narrowed its consolidated loss after tax to ₹282.2 crore in FY23, a notable reduction from ₹510 crore in FY22. This 45% decrease in losses is a clear indicator of Snapdeal’s improving financial health.
  • Adjusted EBITDA Loss: There was a marked improvement in Snapdeal’s adjusted EBITDA loss, which was reduced to ₹144 crore in FY23, down from ₹419 crore in FY22. This reduction is a testament to the effectiveness of the company’s loss reduction measures.

Strategic Focus and Operational Enhancements

Snapdeal’s journey towards financial stability has been marked by a well-defined focus on the value segment of the market and a commitment to achieving profitability. The company has implemented several operational enhancements aimed at improving customer selection and delivery experiences. These initiatives have also focused on optimizing costs and minimizing returns, leading to significant improvements in the profit and loss statement.

Increased Gross Margins and Marketing Efficiency

  • Gross Margins: The company’s gross margins increased to 35.5% of revenue in FY23, up from 31.8% in FY22. This increase is a clear indication of Snapdeal’s enhanced operational efficiency.
  • Marketing and Business Promotion: Snapdeal achieved greater efficiency in marketing expenditures. The company reduced its marketing and business promotion costs to 31.3% of revenue in FY23, a substantial decrease from 66.6% in FY22.

Future Outlook

Looking ahead, Snapdeal is focusing on achieving break-even and expanding its profitability. The company reported profitability in the third quarter of the ongoing fiscal year (FY24), signaling a positive trend in its financial trajectory.

Subsidiaries’ Performance

Snapdeal’s subsidiaries, Unicommerce Esolutions and Stellaro Brands, also had notable performances. Unicommerce recorded a revenue of ₹90 crore with a profit after tax of ₹6.45 crore in FY23, while Stellaro Brands reported a revenue of ₹2.4 crore with a loss of ₹6.96 crore.

IPO Update

Snapdeal had filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) with the Securities Exchange Board of India in December 2021. However, the company later withdrew its $152 million IPO plan, citing weak public market sentiments.


Snapdeal’s FY23 performance demonstrates the company’s successful strategy in prioritizing profitability while maintaining a strong focus on customer experience and operational efficiency. This financial turnaround is a significant milestone for the company, positioning it well for future growth and sustainability in the competitive e-commerce market.



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