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Flipkart re-enters large appliances segment, starts with television

Friday, April 11, 2014 | More »

India’s largest consumer e-commerce player Flipkart announced its re-entry into the large appliances segment with the launch of televisions. The company had earlier started the large appliances category but later discontinued it. “Large appliances is a huge market in the country. With this l...


Excl: Flipkart-Myntra merger still on track despite the fashion e-tailer raising fresh funding

Online fashion apparel and accessories retailer Myntra, which recently raised $50 million through fresh funding, is still on track for a possible merger with the country’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart, which could be the biggest consolidation move in the India e-commerce sector, sources privy to t...

28 March, 2014 |More »


Our investment in Flipkart is now worth a little less than 300 times: Subrata Mitra, partner, Accel Partners

What do the poster boys of Indian startup world—Flipkart, Myntra and BookMyShow—have in common? It’s Accel Partners, which has invested in all of them. At the recently concluded second edition of Techcircle Startup 2014 conference in Bengaluru, we interviewed Subrata Mitra, partner, Accel Part...

28 March, 2014 |More »


Flipkart to run merchants’ ads on its portal

India’s largest e-commerce marketplace Flipkart will start displaying the advertisements of its partner merchants on its portal, according to a report by NextBigWhat. The firm is looking to leverage its nearly 10 million registered users and 12.6 million unique visitors to introduce the new revenu...

26 March, 2014 |More »


Flipkart partners with US-based Publish On Demand Global to help authors & publishers distribute eBooks

Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.com has entered into a distribution deal with US-based aggregator and digital distributor Publish On Demand Global (PODG) to enable US independent authors and publishers gain access to readers in India. The deal was finalised last month, and as part of the partnershi...

20 March, 2014 |More »


Flipkart confirms exclusive launch of Moto X in India; the device may be priced under Rs 25,000

After the runaway success of the exclusive launch of the mid-priced Moto G smartphone by Flipkart, the e-commerce giant is now gearing up to launch its big brother Moto X in the Indian smartphone market – just like we had hinted in our previous story (read here for more). Same as before, the s...

13 March, 2014 |More »


MirchiMart’s co-founder shifts focus, sets up Paxcom to enable merchants to sell on multiple e-com portals

When beating bigwigs of Indian e-commerce like Flipkart, eBay and Snapdeal turned out to be a much difficult task than he had earlier imagined, Punit Sindhwani, co-founder of e-commerce site Mirchimart.com shifted his focus on solving pain points for merchants who sell through multiple marketplaces,...

12 March, 2014 |More »


Flipkart says it has hit annual revenue run rate of $1B in GMV

India’s largest consumer e-commerce company Flipkart.com has announced that it hit $1 billion revenue run rate in GMV (gross merchandise value), one year before its target. “In March 2011, we had announced that by 2015 we wanted to hit $1 billion in GMV. At that point in time, our run rate was...

7 March, 2014 |More »


Indian tech startups enter Unicorn Club with billion dollar valuation; many more in queue

2013 was a year of reckoning for the Indian startup ecosystem, especially in terms of validation of many business models by global peers. While South Africa’s Naspers acquired redBus to enter online bus ticketing market, US-based Endurance International Group bought out parts of Mumbai-based D...

7 March, 2014 |More »


Excl: Snapdeal close to raising up to $175M led by eBay

Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Pvt Ltd, which runs the online marketplace Snapdeal.com, is close to raising between $125 million and $175 million led by existing investor eBay Inc, in one of the largest funding rounds that the Indian e-commerce space has seen after rival Flipkart bagged $360 million...

20 February, 2014 |More »

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