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Wal-Mart may launch e-com marketplace in India

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World’s largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc is planning to launch an e-commerce marketplace in India, allowing other smaller vendors to sell to consumers through its website and taking on its global arch rivals Amazon and eBay, according to a report by The Economic Times, citing sources. Accordi...

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A year-old flash sales site eBagsfull to pivot to e-com play

Yet another player in the online shopping space is pivoting from the original model. Started as a deals site, which is basically a flash sales model, eBagsfull is looking to transform into a pure-play ecommerce player. The startup, which is run by Puri E Ventures Pvt Ltd, is looking at major rebrand...

3 January, 2013 | More »

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E-com logistics startup Chhotu now clocking over 1,000 deliveries a day

When gold rush happened most of the money was made by the diggers and shovel makers and the same could apply to the e-commerce ‘boom’ in India. Even as almost all e-com firms are struggling to make their venture profitable, Delhi-based startup Santa Claus Couriers Pvt Ltd, which operates its las...

5 October, 2012 | More »

Why inventory-led e-commerce companies in India will not be profitable… EVER

While more than $350 million have been invested in Indian e-commerce over the past three years, a majority of the capital has gone into only one kind of e-commerce business model, i.e., inventory-led e-commerce models. The inventory led e-commerce models have almost the same economic characteristics...

3 September, 2012 | More »

What May Hurt Indian Internet & E-com Biz

Two years ago, as an Internet analyst based out of Silicon Valley (covering Google, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo! and all other global Internet majors), I wrote a  sector-defining report on India Internet. The market then was at a nascent stage except for online travel and online classifieds. Since then, we...

7 May, 2012 | More »

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IMStylish Owner Scripting New Portal, Aims To Bring E-com, Social Networking & Entertainment On One Platform

Two-and-half-year old, Blue Digital Media Pvt Ltd, a digital marketing company (which started lifestyle ecom site IMStylish is set to launch a new youth-centric portal that would seek to gel entertainment and daily shopping needs with social interaction, all on one platform. Targeting an audience ag...

3 May, 2012 | More »

Horizontal E-com Startup Mouse-e Raises Rs 1Cr In Angel Funding; Targets Tier II & III Cities

Bangalore-based Mouse eRetail Pvt Ltd, which has launched a horizontal e-com venture called Mouse-e five months ago, has raised an angel round of Rs 1 crore from unnamed investor(s). The startup is also targeting VC investment of around $5 million within the next three months, according to Busines...

18 April, 2012 | More »

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Why Yebhi.com Won’t E-tail Books; Eyes Acquisitions Of Smaller E-com Firms

Here’s an e-com firm which doesn’t want to sell books. Yes, you read that right. Yebhi.com (part of Shop Online Trading Pvt Ltd), an e-commerce store that rebranded from Bigshoebazaar and expanded into other lifestyle categories, has expanded its products basket further as it has recently fo...

17 April, 2012 | More »

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E-commerce Wheel Is Not Turning Back In India

Fashion and lifestyle flash sales site 99labels.com has recently started bringing in international merchandise on its website and has been aggressively positioning itself in the market. Last year, the company raised $3.5 million from Info Edge India Pvt Ltd and it now looking for a second round of ...

5 April, 2012 | More »

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Wishberry: An E-com Startup Betting Big On Social Gifting

Social gifting is usually considered a token of appreciation and an act of thoughtfulness. Yet, it can become an irksome task when one has to hunt for a unique gift which will be well-received. On the other hand, if you are a recipient, you might be literally wallowing in run-of-the-mill photo frame...

16 March, 2012 | More »

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