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Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry gets $31 mn from existing investors

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | More »

Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry has raised Rs 210 crore ($31.3 million) from existing investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., as it looks to expand its network and open more offline outlets to better compete with rivals. Zodius Technology Fund, Norwest Venture Partners and Bertelsmann India Inves...

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Future Group to shut online venture Big Bazaar Direct

Future Retail Ltd, which houses a string of retail chain formats, has decided to shut its online venture Big Bazaar Direct, according to a media report. Business Standard, which reported the development, cited Future Group CEO as saying over the weekend that Big Bazaar Direct will be closed within a...

30 August, 2016 | More »


Why Big Bazaar tied up with Paytm

Kishore Biyani has been extremely critical of the business model followed by e-commerce companies in the past. The founder and group CEO of one of India’s largest organised retailer Future Group, however, cannot close his eyes to the potential of e-commerce and the ever-growing base of custome...

5 August, 2016 | More »


Future Group ties up with Paytm to take Big Bazaar online

Retail company Future Group has tied up with mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm to enable Paytm users to shop for Big Bazaar merchandise on the online marketplace and get it delivered to their homes. The tie-up will make Big Bazaar the anchor store on the Paytm marketplace. Further, custome...

4 August, 2016 | More »


Alibaba, Myntra, Snapdeal, others queue up to buy Jabong

Rocket Internet-incubated fashion e-commerce venture Jabong has re-initiated talks with a number of internet companies including Alibaba, Flipkart-owned Myntra, Aditya Birla’s e-commerce venture Abof and Snapdeal besides Future Group for a possible sale of the firm. Quoting unnamed sources clo...

4 July, 2016 | More »


Rocket Internet, others invest in BedBathMore.com

Home décor portal BedBathMore.com, which is operated by  Mumbai-based Home Craft Online Pvt. Ltd, said it has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a group of investors that included Rocket Internet, as it aims to strengthen the platform and enhance the user experience, according the firm...

16 May, 2016 | More »


Future Group to acquire FabFurnish.com

Future Group has agreed to acquire Rocket Internet-backed online furniture and home furnishings store FabFurnish.com in an all-cash deal that marks the Kishore Biyani-led retail conglomerate’s first acquisition in India’s growing e-commerce sector. Future Group, which runs an offline furniture s...

6 April, 2016 | More »

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Future Group enters into strategic partnership with Amazon to sell products online

Kishore Biyani, chief of India’s second-largest retail group who went public with his vociferous critique of e-com firms accusing them of selling products below cost price, has joined hands with Amazon to sell apparel from Future Group’s brand stable through its India marketplace. This i...

13 October, 2014 | More »


Future Group scripting e-com enabled direct selling for its hypermarket with Big Bazaar Direct; what’s on offer?

Future Retail Ltd, which houses a string of retail chain formats, has launched a new venture called Big Bazaar Direct which seeks to create an e-commerce enabled direct selling business for its flagship hypermarket Big Bazaar. Big Bazaar currently does not have an e-commerce interface though custome...

3 September, 2013 | More »


Kishore Biyani-led Future Group to take Amar Chitra Katha digital

Kishore Biyani, CEO of Future Group whose public listed arm Future Ventures holds a majority stake in edutainment media firm Amar Chitra Katha Pvt Ltd, intends to take the comics to the digital space as animations, short films or e-books reports The Economic Times. The investment and business manage...

4 October, 2012 | More »

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