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Fashionara co-founder Arun Sirdeshmukh to head Amazon India’s fashion vertical

Thursday, June 23, 2016 | More »

Amazon India has appointed Arun Sirdeskhmukh, a co-founder of Fashionara.com, as head of its fashion department after the startup lifestyle portal shut operations recently. The Economic Times reported the appointment citing Susan Saideman, vice president for global vendor management at Amazon.com. A...


UrbanClap hires ex-Housing.com executive Amit Das

Delhi-based UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt Ltd, which runs a mobile-only marketplace to find local service professionals under the UrbanClap brand, has appointed former Housing.com vice president Amit Das as its vice president of design. Das was also one of the co-founders of the e-governance star...

9 May, 2016 | More »

Flipkart & Amazon – Can a marriage work?

Flipkart & Amazon – Can a marriage work?

A marriage between Flipkart and Amazon has been a much speculated possibility since the time the world’s largest e-tailer evinced interest in the Indian market. Even though the two companies have insisted on going it alone, the buzz that they still quietly desire each other gains ground every once...

17 March, 2016 | More »


Micro-lending startup Buddy raises $500K from Blume, others

Buddy, an online micro-lending startup that supports students with loans for e-shopping, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.4 crore) in pre-Series A funding from Blume Ventures with participation from Tracxn Labs. The company will utilise the capital to scale up operations and launch new product features, it...

15 February, 2016 | More »


Amazon unveils hyperlocal grocery delivery app, to dabble in used goods

Online marketplace Amazon India on Wednesday started a hyperlocal grocery delivery service via an app in a development that could intensify competition for startups such as Grofers, LocalBanya and PepperTap. The local arm of Amazon.com Inc. launched its Amazon Now app that offers two-hour delivery f...

3 February, 2016 | More »


Amazon leases 30,000 sq ft office space in Mumbai

E-commerce gaint Amazon Inc.’s local arm, Amazon India, has taken on lease over 30,000 square feet of office space at One BKC building in Bandra Kurla Complex area of Mumbai for its corporate headquarters. The e-commerce giant will pay monthly rent of Rs 265 per sq ft, entailing an outgo of Rs...

11 January, 2016 | More »


Amazon opens seven new fulfilment centres in India

To beef up its logistics operations ahead of the festive season, global online retailer Amazon today said it has set up seven new fulfilment centres (FCs) across cities like Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. Amazon now has 20 FCs operational across 10 states covering a total area of over 1.6 mil...

9 September, 2015 | More »