Inside Amazon's plan to expand its grocery business in India

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next ....

23 April, 2018

Walmart-Flipkart deal likely as early as next week

Reuters

Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, ....

21 April, 2018
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Cleartrip unveils travel search powered by Amazon’s voice assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

Mumbai-based travel services company Cleartrip has unveiled online search powered by Alexa, the voice-controlled assistant of ....

19 April, 2018

Can home services marketplaces UrbanClap and HouseJoy defy the odds?

Shweta Sharma & Dearton Thomas Hector

Between 2013 and 2015, a number of startups set up shop in India to operate marketplaces that provided a range of home services. ....

19 April, 2018

Walmart gives website a makeover in e-commerce battle with Amazon

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, said on Tuesday it has made extensive changes to its website, ....

17 April, 2018

Walmart could seal deal for majority stake in Flipkart by June-end

Reuters

Walmart Inc is likely to reach a deal to buy a majority stake in Indian e-commerce player Flipkart by the end of June in what ....

12 April, 2018
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Jewellery e-tailer Pipa + Bella raises $1 mn in fresh funding

Debjyoti Roy

Pipa + Bella, a private label non-precious jewellery e-tailer, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.4 crore) led by Fireside Ventures, ....

9 April, 2018

AWS India reseller’s revenue soars higher in FY17 as cloud biz expands

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Internet Services Pvt. Ltd, the Indian reseller of Amazon Web Services, reported a rapid growth in revenue for the year ....

6 April, 2018

Walmart may spend $10-12 bn to buy Flipkart stake

Reuters

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week, two sources said, as the U.S. retail ....

6 April, 2018

MakeMyTrip to power Flipkart's soft entry into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has partnered with online travel services provider MakeMyTrip to provide its users with travel ....

5 April, 2018
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Why any merger between Amazon and Flipkart is unlikely

Team TC

US-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc.’s is reported to have held initial talks to acquire homegrown e-commerce major ....

4 April, 2018

Lobby group Indiatech’s CEO quits over differences with promoters

Binu Paul

Indiatech.org, a lobby group launched by Indian internet unicorns Flipkart, Ola, and MakeMyTrip, suffered a setback as its chief ....

2 April, 2018

Amazon wants developers to train Alexa for India to take on Google Assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant have been squaring off against each other to woo more customers across geographies. ....

29 March, 2018

Flipkart may soon take on MakeMyTrip, Yatra with diversification into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

E-commerce major Flipkart  is looking to independently chart a course in the online travel agency (OTA) space and is gearing ....

26 March, 2018

E-tailer Shopclues lays off 52 employees

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based e-commerce marketplace Shopclues has laid off 52 personnel from its marketing and operations verticals, a spokesperson ....

23 March, 2018

Will Flipkart’s latest discount sharing move shake up e-commerce?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Flipkart's recent tweak to its discount sharing mechanism with sellers is being seen by industry experts as a significant ....

21 March, 2018

Amazon overtakes Alphabet to become second most valuable US company

Reuters

Amazon.com became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc ....

21 March, 2018

Why Amazon is nudging merchants to sell goods to customers in other countries

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc is making a push for merchants on its website to sell goods into other countries, setting the stage for greater ....

20 March, 2018

How Google's product searches are helping Walmart, other retailers take on Amazon

Reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of ....

19 March, 2018

A peek at Amazon Prime Video's global viewership numbers

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc’s top television shows drew more than 5 million people worldwide to its Prime shopping club by early 2017, ....

15 March, 2018

Why Flipkart and Walmart need each other to keep Amazon at arm's length

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Everyone has been hearing it through the grapevine. Now, it appears that US retail giant Walmart is on the verge of buying either ....

14 March, 2018