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Alibaba in talks with Delhivery, Xpressbees to build India logistics arm

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Chinese e-commerce major Alibaba Group is in talks with two Indian e-commerce logistics firms, Delhivery and Xpressbees, for potential investments to build a strong logistics infrastructure before launching its horizontal marketplace platform in the country. Citing two unnamed people aware of the de...

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We will have 100 offline stores in India by the end of this year: FirstCry CEO Supam Maheshwari

FirstCry.com is a leading hybrid online-offline baby & kids retailer in India. Run by Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, FirstCry recently netted $15 million in its third institutional funding round led by Vertex Venture Holdings, the VC arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek. T...

6 August, 2014 | More »

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Excl: Hybrid online-offline baby & kids products retailer Firstcry raises $15M in Series C led by Temasek’s VC arm

Pune-based BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup behind Firstcry.com, which offers baby and kids’ products, has secured $15 million (Rs 93 crore) in its third institutional funding round led by Vertex Venture Holdings, a venture investment arm of Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund Temasek. It...

13 January, 2014 | More »

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Firstcry adds subscription model to its site; what’s on offer?

BrainBees Solutions Pvt Ltd, the startup that runs FirstCry.com (which offers baby and kids’ products) and GoodLife.com (which focuses on home, health and personal care items), has quietly started subscription services for both its sites. To start with, the company is offering subscriptions on cat...

5 August, 2013 | More »

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We want to replicate Quidsi’s business model in India: Supam Maheshwari, founder & CEO of Firstcry

Baby care products is one e-com category in India where the vertical players have managed to stand on their own and Firstcry.com seems to be breaking out of the pack. Founded by Supam Maheshwari in 2010, Brainbees Solutions, which runs Firstcry.com besides family wellness focused site Goodlife.com, ...

9 April, 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 »

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Kidswear e-com startup Unamia closes $1.2M seed round from AngelPrime, Blume Ventures

E-commerce startup Unamia, which deals in kidswear, has announced the closing of its $1.2 million seed round, raised from AngelPrime and Blume Ventures. Techcircle.in first reported in May that AngelPrime put in an undisclosed amount into the company in the first tranche of funding. Unamia has now c...

17 October, 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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Excl: Kidswear e-com startup Unamia raises funding from AngelPrime

Ecommerce startup Unamia , which deals with kidswear, has raised undisclosed amount in angel funding from AngelPrime. Although the quantum of funding could not be immediately ascertained, given the investment strategy of AngelPrime, it should be in the range of Rs 1-4 crore. Bangalore-based Unamia,...

31 May, 2012 | More »

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