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Pure-play ecommerce model is not sustainable, says FirstCry’s Supam Maheshwari

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Supam Maheshwari, CEO & Founder, FirstCry
FirstCry founder Supam Maheshwari is not resting on his laurels after creating the largest omni-channel baby care firm in the country. He is planning to unveil a private label and also bring a few global brands to India. In an exclusive chat with Techcircle.in, 42-year-old Maheshwari says omni-chann...

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Parenting social discovery platform BabyChakra gets funding from RoundGlass

BabyChakra, which connects parents to services and products for babies, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding in its Series A round from RoundGlass Partners, a Seattle-based investor. The capital will be used for product development, hiring and for creating localised content, the company said ...

18 October, 2016 | More »

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FirstCry acquires BabyOye; raises $34 mn

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s baby-care business BabyOye in a cash-and-stock deal that will help it consolidate its presence in the growing segment through an omni-channel strategy. The deal is worth Rs 362....

17 October, 2016 | More »

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US-based home décor startup Houzz enters India, hires BabyOye’s Nadkarni

Palo Alto based online design and home décor startup Houzz Inc is all set to launch operations in India and has appointed Babyoye founder Sanjay Nadkarni the country head. Nadkarni took charge of his new assignment on the first of August, according to his profile update on professional networking p...

31 August, 2016 | More »

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Babyoye claims monthly GMV of Rs 5.85Cr, plans to expand private label

Mumbai-based startup Nest Childcare Services Pvt Ltd, which runs e-commerce site for new parents called Babyoye.com, claims to have reached gross merchandise value (GMV) of Rs 5.85 crore ($0.95 million) monthly. Sanjay Nadkarni, founder and CEO, Babyoye, said the e-tailer is doing around 1,500 o...

19 August, 2013 | More »

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13 potential e-commerce M&As to watch out for in India in 2013

In 2012, we had seen the beginning of some serious consolidation in the Indian e-commerce space – a segment which has been a darling of venture capital investors for the past two-three years. We had seen Flipkart buying out and later downing the shutters on the electronics e-tailer Letsbuy; Myntra...

16 January, 2013 | More »

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A2zbaby.com site is closed; end of the road for the e-com player?

Yet another player seems to have joined the list of e-commerce startups shutting shop. This time, it is babycare products e-tailer A2zbaby.com, a brand owned and operated by Mumbai-based Claymould Interactive Pvt Ltd. The site is not operational at present and during the weekend, a message posted ...

19 November, 2012 | More »

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FirstCry eyes breakeven in a year; targets $250M in GMV by 2015

Baby care is one of the vertical e-commerce segments which saw at least half a dozen players enter the business. But two years down the line, FirstCry.com seems to be breaking out of the pack in terms of search volume and number of visitors. At least, Google Trends says so (see table below), althoug...

16 November, 2012 | More »

Flipkart enters baby care products; How does it compare to specialists BabyOye, FirstCry?

India’s largest e-tailer Flipkart has just expanded its catalogue by adding baby care products. Although a few horizontal e-commerce firms also offer baby care items, this latest move will pitch Flipkart bang against the vertical specialists – BabyOye and FirstCry (more on that later). Flip...

19 July, 2012 | More »

The toy story begins at Flipkart

India’s largest e-com venture Flipkart.com has recently added a toy section to its product portfolio. The development comes after the company launched lifestyle-related product verticals like health & beauty, watches, and belts, bags & luggage only a few weeks ago. Flipkart had launched it...

19 June, 2012 | More »

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