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How Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal are circumventing rules to give discounts

Friday, September 30, 2016 | More »

Come October and it will be raining discounts online. E-commerce firms will come up with their annual big sales—Amazon’s Great India Sale, Flipkart’s Big Billion Day and Snapdeal’s Unbox Diwali—starting October 2 to 6. The discounts will range anywhere between 10% and 70% or more. This com...


Amazon, Flipkart & Snapdeal to fight for supremacy & survival this festive season

Amazon has tripled its seller base from close to 40,000 a year ago, Flipkart is hiring 10,000 temporary staff, and Snapdeal is offering collateral-free loans worth Rs 1,000 crore to its sellers – a state of heightened activity is all too visible among Indian ecommerce companies ahead of the festiv...

16 September, 2016 | More »


Jabong acquisition unlikely to make an immediate impact on Flipkart’s valuation

I think this is a good strategic move from Flipkart. All e-commerce players in the country are now focusing on expanding their presence in the fashion segment. Consumer electronics goods offer them good gross merchandise value (GMV), but very little margin. After Myntra, Jabong is the second-largest...

26 July, 2016 | More »


Sellers up in arms against Flipkart’s alleged high-handedness

The simmering discontent among its vendors seems to be compounding woes for Flipkart, which has, of late, been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Upset with the e-commerce company over the way it has unilaterally altered its commission system and is allegedly penalizing sellers for the return of...

25 June, 2016 | More »


TFS’ Arvind Singhal joins Bluestone as COO

Arvind Singhal, former chief executive of Ola-owned cab hailing service TaxiForSure (TFS), has joined online jewellery retailer BlueStone.com as COO, as per an update on his LinkedIn profile. Singhal had quit Ola in July, four months after he was elevated as TFS’ CEO. While Singhal could not b...

8 September, 2015 | More »

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TaxiForSure CEO Arvind Singhal quits four months after Ola acquisition

Arvind Singhal, the chief executive of Ola-owned cab hailing service TaxiForSure, has quit the company citing personal reasons. The move comes a little over two months after TaxiForSure’s co-founders Raghunandan G and Aprameya Radhakrishna moved on from the company, which was acquired by rival Ola...

9 July, 2015 | More »