Amazon ties up with US record company ahead of Prime Music launch

Anand J

Amazon India on Wednesday announced a deal with Warner Music Group (WMG) to bring the US publisher's catalogue to customers ....

14 February, 2018

Walmart is using the cloud in bid to steal Amazon's thunder

Reuters

One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com Inc in e-commerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger ....

14 February, 2018
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Amazon working on AI chip that aims to make Alexa quicker, keep Google at bay

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon is reportedly developing an artificial intelligence-powered chip that will bolster devices using its smart assistant, Alexa, ....

13 February, 2018

To decode Alibaba's India strategy, look no further than Paytm Mall

Binu Paul & Anand J

As foreign players hone in on India, Alibaba is doing things its own way as it seeks to gain a foothold in the online retail space. ....

13 February, 2018

Flipkart loses appeal on Rs 110 crore tax demand, asked to pay up by Feb-end

Binu Paul

E-commerce giant Flipkart has lost an appeal over a tax demand of Rs 110 crore in connection with the classification of marketing ....

12 February, 2018

Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018
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eBay takes $61 mn impairment hit on Snapdeal investment

Anand J

Global e-commerce firm eBay Inc. has written down its investment in online marketplace Snapdeal but recorded gains by selling ....

8 February, 2018

Why click-and-mortar may be the key to cracking India’s grocery delivery business

Anand J

What are the keys to success in the grocery delivery business? BigBasket co-founder Hari Menon thinks a deep understanding of ....

8 February, 2018

Amazon India integrates UPI into its mobile interfaces

Anirban Ghoshal

Online retailer Amazon.com, Inc.’s India arm said it has integrated into its mobile interfaces a governmental payment system ....

6 February, 2018

Amazon’s India investment continues to dent profitability

Anand J

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.’s massive investment in India has become a drag on its margins, with the loss on its international ....

2 February, 2018
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BigBasket inches closer to unicorn tag after raising $300 mn from Alibaba, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd, which owns the BigBasket brand, has raised $300 million (around Rs 1,921 crore) in a fresh ....

2 February, 2018

Amazon’s cloud unit buys cybersecurity startup founded by ex-NSA workers

Anirban Ghoshal

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), the cloud computing arm of e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc., has acquired cybersecurity startup ....

24 January, 2018

Exclusive: Former India head Latif Nathani quits eBay

Binu Paul

Latif Nathani, who was heading eBay's India business up until recently, has resigned from the company. Nathani served as the ....

17 March, 2017

Exclusive: Amazon elevates India head Amit Agarwal

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based Amazon.com, Inc. has elevated India chief Amit Agarwal to senior vice president (SVP), making him one of the few SVPs ....

16 March, 2017

Morgan Stanley trims Flipkart valuation to $5.39 bn

Binu Paul

Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart has suffered its second markdown in as many months with a mutual fund managed by Morgan Stanley ....

28 February, 2017

Amazon plans to launch brick-and-mortar food outlets in India

Binu Paul

Ecommerce major Amazon has sought the Indian government's approval to open food-only physical outlets combined with an online ....

16 February, 2017

Flipkart suffers yet another valuation markdown

Binu Paul

Just when Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd was consolidating its position under the new CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy, a fresh bout of valuation ....

3 March, 2017

Forrester trims India e-tail market estimate on note ban, regulatory woes

Disha Sharma

US-based market research company Forrester Research has cut the size of India's online retail market by 36%, saying it will touch ....

10 February, 2017

Flipkart's Sachin Bansal reiterates stand on 'level playing field' for local cos

Dearton Thomas Hector

E-commerce giant Flipkart's co-founder Sachin Bansal has re-ignited the debate around a "level playing field" for Indian startups, ....

9 February, 2017

Flipkart, Snapdeal unlikely to remain key players: Mahesh Murthy

Deepti Chaudhary

Investor Mahesh Murthy is known for not mincing words. The co-founder of Seedfund says several businesses in India have been ....

9 February, 2017

Fashion portal Voonik's FY16 sales rose twice as fast as its cash burn

Disha Sharma

Voonik Technologies Pvt. Ltd's net sales for 2015-16 rose almost forty-fold but losses widened 18 times, as the fashion e-commerce ....

8 February, 2017