Walmart is using the cloud in bid to steal Amazon's thunder

Reuters

One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com Inc in e-commerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger ....

14 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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Flipkart loses appeal on Rs 110 crore tax demand, asked to pay up by Feb-end

Binu Paul

E-commerce giant Flipkart has lost an appeal over a tax demand of Rs 110 crore in connection with the classification of marketing ....

12 February, 2018

Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018

From Amazon to MakeMyTrip, Indians are finally signing up for paid subscriptions

Shweta Sharma

Fancy a daily peg? There’s a startup in Bengaluru that offers a free drink every day for an entire month. Or if you prefer, ....

12 February, 2018

Mukesh Bansal's CureFit lost 6 times the money it made in 2016-17

Dearton Thomas Hector

CureFit Healthcare Pvt. Ltd, which operates health and fitness platform CureFit, posted net sales of Rs 3 crore in the financial ....

12 February, 2018
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eBay takes $61 mn impairment hit on Snapdeal investment

Anand J

Global e-commerce firm eBay Inc. has written down its investment in online marketplace Snapdeal but recorded gains by selling ....

8 February, 2018

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

Flipkart’s PhonePe posts steep rise in FY17 revenue

Dearton Thomas Hector

PhonePe Pvt. Ltd, the payments app owned by online retailer Flipkart, has recorded sharp growth in net sales for the financial ....

6 February, 2018

Amazon India integrates UPI into its mobile interfaces

Anirban Ghoshal

Online retailer Amazon.com, Inc.’s India arm said it has integrated into its mobile interfaces a governmental payment system ....

6 February, 2018
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Flipkart to invest $25 mn in Silicon Valley startups to ramp up deep-tech play

Anirban Ghoshal

Domestic e-commerce player Flipkart is looking to invest $25 million (Rs 160 crore) in Silicon Valley to improve its technology ....

6 February, 2018

Amazon’s India investment continues to dent profitability

Anand J

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.’s massive investment in India has become a drag on its margins, with the loss on its international ....

2 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

Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

BookMyShow in talks to raise funds from TPG Growth: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based online ticketing platform BookMyShow is reportedly in advanced talks with private equity firm TPG Growth to raise ....

25 January, 2018

Exclusive: Tiger Global may be part-exiting Flipkart with 3x return

Manu P Toms

Tiger Global, the biggest investor in Flipkart, may have struck a deal with Microsoft and other new investors to sell a part of ....

21 March, 2017

Exclusive: Flipkart's Ashish Gupta joins Silicon Valley startup as India engineering head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Former vice president of engineering at Flipkart Ashish Gupta, who quit the Indian e-commerce major in February this year, has ....

8 March, 2017

Two senior executives resign from Snapdeal's Bangalore centre

Arti Singh

E-commerce firm Snapdeal, owned by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, continues to see senior-level churn. This time, the company's two ....

18 March, 2017

Exclusive: Former India head Latif Nathani quits eBay

Binu Paul

Latif Nathani, who was heading eBay's India business up until recently, has resigned from the company. Nathani served as the ....

17 March, 2017

Myntra and Jabong to integrate back end, logistics functions

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart-backed Myntra and Jabong will share the same logistics infrastructure by bringing together their back end and supply ....

17 March, 2017

Myntra launches first offline store in Bengaluru to push private label brand

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Nearly seven months after Myntra announced its intent to go offline, the Flipkart-backed online fashion and lifestyle e-tailer ....

16 March, 2017