Amazon starts food retail venture with pilot in Pune: Report

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Amazon India is quietly rolling out its ambitious food retail venture in India, starting out with Pune, according ....

19 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
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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

Targeting $1 bn revenue run rate by March 2019: BigBasket's Hari Menon

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

Online grocer BigBasket is barely $50 million away from becoming a unicorn after Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba led a $300-million ....

5 February, 2018

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

Will a possible BigBasket-Grofers merger stave off competition from Amazon?

Binu Paul

Online grocers BigBasket and Grofers have both rejected a media report of a possible merger. This has not prevented experts from ....

16 January, 2017
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Grofers FY16 revenue drops, losses widen

Disha Sharma

Locodel Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind hyperlocal delivery startup Grofers, reported a sharp drop in revenue and a multifold ....

11 January, 2017

BigBasket FY16 revenue triples, losses mount

Binu Paul

The country's top online grocer BigBasket has registered an over-three-fold increase in revenue to Rs 563 crore for the financial ....

5 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Six startups that pivoted this year

Arti Singh

Some entrepreneurs get it right the first time and succeed, some just give up. And then there are some who don't get it right ....

28 December, 2016

BigBasket targets 45% revenue from private labels by March 2017

Binu Paul

The country's top online grocer, BigBasket, is ramping up its private label business eyeing higher margins. It expects private ....

22 December, 2016
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Why Baidu is cautious about investing in Indian startups

Manu P Toms

Chinese web services giant Baidu is conspicuously slow and cautious in investing in Indian startups when compared to its peers ....

8 December, 2016

BigBasket sees 300% growth in revenues; eyes Rs 2,000 cr turnover this fiscal

Priya Singh

Online grocer BigBasket.com claims to have seen a 300% growth in revenues in the last one year and expects to cross the Rs 2,000 ....

5 December, 2016

Softbank-backed Grofers tweaks biz model to take on BigBasket

Varun Arora

For on-demand online grocery delivery service provider Grofers, 2016 has been a year of change. The Gurgaon-headquartered startup ....

5 December, 2016

Exclusive: Pikkol raises funding from former 3M India head, Delyver co-founder, others

Binu Paul

Bengaluru-based relocation service provider Pikkol has received seed funding from a group of angel investors, including Ajay Nanavati, ....

26 October, 2016

Exclusive: Housing.com ex-COO to start online grocery venture

Priya Prasad

Two former executives at property portal Housing.com are starting an online grocery delivery venture, a segment that was investors' ....

17 October, 2016

Mobile security startup Appknox raises $650K from SeedPlus

Binu Paul

Bengaluru- and Singapore-based mobile security company Appknox has raised S$875,000 ($650,000 or Rs 4.35 crore) in a pre-Series ....

17 August, 2016

Grofers lays off staff, revokes campus offers

Varun Arora

Tiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers has let go some employees and revoked campus job offers as part of a restructuring ....

29 June, 2016

How Grocermax is doing things differently in India's e-grocery space

Arti Singh

Few will disagree that India's online grocery market offers vast opportunities. Few will agree, however, on how to tap into those ....

6 May, 2016

What PepperTap's shutdown means for e-grocery business

Arti Singh

India's third-largest e-grocer PepperTap shutting shop reveals the challenge of running a tech startup, expanding aggressively ....

26 April, 2016

Why VC-backed PepperTap shut its hyperlocal grocery business

Priya Prasad

Gurgaon-based PepperTap began its online grocery delivery business in late 2014 and quickly expanded to become the third most ....

25 April, 2016

Exclusive: Meat ordering startup Licious raises Series A funding

Manu P Toms

Meat and fish ordering startup Licious, run by Delightful Gourmet Pvt. Ltd, has raised its Series A round of funding, co-founders ....

21 April, 2016