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

Amazon in-house vendor Cloudtail posts four-fold growth in FY16 revenue

Binu Paul

Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd, which is part-controlled by Amazon.com Inc. and is believed to be the single-largest vendor on its Indian ....

21 December, 2016
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Flipkart is already a leader and does not need a turnaround: Kalyan Krishnamurthy

Binu Paul

Former Tiger Global executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy, who heads the key portfolios of retail, business development, advertising ....

5 December, 2016

Flipkart's loss doubles in FY2015-16

Disha Sharma

The net loss of Flipkart Internet Pvt. Ltd, which operates e-commerce major Flipkart, doubled to Rs 2,306 crore in the financial ....

26 November, 2016

Fashion e-tailer Koovs raises $13.5 mn

Disha Sharma

Koovs plc, the UK-based parent of Indian lifestyle e-tailer Koovs.com, said on Wednesday it has raised £10.9 million ($13.5 million, ....

16 November, 2016

Amazon.in festive sales up three-fold; ships over 15 mn units

PTI

E-commerce giant Amazon.in on Wednesday said sales on its platform grew three-fold compared to last year to over 50 million units ....

5 October, 2016
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Festive sales: Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal cheer; customers jeer

Team TC

The country's top ecommerce companies Flipkart and Snapdeal claimed consumer transactions on their platforms saw an unprecedented ....

3 October, 2016

Exclusive: Paying salary for AskMe staff is management's responsibility, says Astro

Manu P Toms

Malaysia's Astro Group, the controlling stakeholder in the defunct ecommerce firm AskMe, has put the onus to pay employees and ....

27 September, 2016

Exclusive: On-demand logistics service provider GoPigeon gets $1.5 mn from Nexus Venture

Nishant Sharma

Bangalore-based on-demand logistics service provider GoPigeon has raised $1.5 million (around Rs 10 crore) in a pre-Series A funding ....

15 September, 2016

Binny Bansal consolidates his team at newly christened Flipkart Group

Disha Sharma

In order to manage it diverse businesses that include e-commerce, mobile payments, logistics and two fashion portals, Flipkart ....

26 August, 2016
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Seven visual search startups training sights on fashion e-commerce

Arti Singh

Saw a pretty dress on Pinterest or Instagram but have no idea where to get it? In that case, visual search startups can come to ....

8 July, 2016

Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Manu P Toms

Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and ....

4 July, 2016

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

Binu Paul

The simmering discontent among its vendors seems to be compounding woes for Flipkart, which has, of late, been in the news for ....

25 June, 2016

Exclusive: Flipkart may look at bank loans as it battles cash crunch

Manu P Toms

Faced with the steady march of its global rival Amazon on its home turf, ecommerce marketplace Flipkart is now turning to debt ....

17 June, 2016

Wow Express raises pre-Series A funding

Nishant Sharma

Mumbai-based e-commerce logistics solutions firm Wow Express, which is operated by JMS Logistics and Express Pvt. Ltd, said it ....

14 May, 2016

Exclusive: Chinese entrepreneur Peter Zou floats India-focused VC fund

Nishant Sharma

Peter Zou, founder of Chinese mobile ad network YeahMobi, has launched an India-focused venture capital fund, joining several ....

3 May, 2016

Lifestyle e-tailer Koovs' parent raises $32M from existing & new investors

Team TC

Koovs plc, the UK-based parent of Indian lifestyle e-tailer Koovs.com, has raised £21.9 million ($32 million or Rs 212 crore) ....

29 April, 2016

Exclusive: Bioworld Merchandising acquires VoxPop; Blume Ventures scores an exit

Nishant Sharma

US-based Bioworld Merchandising, Inc, a design and distribution firm of licensed and private label merchandise for young adults, ....

27 April, 2016

Getting the vertical game in e-commerce right

Gaurav Saraf

There has been a proliferation of businesses online focused on niche verticals such as fashion accessories, baby products, home ....

8 April, 2013

Devil in the fineprint: India keeps out e-commerce from FDI in multi-brand retail

Team TC

The government has specifically excluded e-commerce firms from its decision to allow up to 51 per cent foreign direct investment ....

20 September, 2012

John Kuruvilla Joins Travel & E-com Company Via As CMO

Team TC

Bangalore-based Flightraja Travels Pvt Ltd (Via), an online travel and deals site, has roped in John Kuruvilla as its chief marketing ....

9 December, 2011