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Voonik hires Amazon’s Raghu Lakkapragada as chief operating officer

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 | More »

Online fashion marketplace Voonik Technologies Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has appointed former Amazon India executive Raghu Lakkapragada as its chief operating officer. Lakkapragada will be responsible for the delivery operations and seller and customer experience, Voonik said in a statement. He is...


Flipkart buys Jabong for $70 million

Flipkart-owned Myntra has agreed to acquire main competitor Jabong from Global Fashion Group for $70 million (Rs 470 crore) in cash to create India’s biggest fashion e-tailer, ending months of speculation and outbidding several potential suitors including Snapdeal. The deal will consolidate Flipka...

26 July, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: VC-backed lifestyle e-tailer Fashionara shuts shop

Online fashion and lifestyle store Fashionara.com, which had raised funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Helion Venture Partners, appears to have shut its operations as its website and app are no longer accessible. It couldn’t be ascertained when exactly the company closed its operations. ...

27 May, 2016 | More »


Lifestyle e-tailer Koovs gets commitment of $28M funding

UK-based Koovs plc, the parent of Indian lifestyle e-commerce venture Koovs.com, has received investor commitment to raise about £20 million ($28 million or close to Rs 186 crore) for stepping up its marketing and working capital spends, it said on Wednesday. Koovs, which runs on an inventory-based...

13 April, 2016 | More »


Lifestyle e-com venture Koovs raising $37M from London’s AIM exchange

Lifestyle e-commerce venture Koovs is raising £22 million ($37 million or Rs 225 crore) by floating on London’s junior stock market AIM, becoming the first non-travel e-commerce venture in the country to go public. AIM is a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange, which allows smaller companies t...

7 March, 2014 | 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 »


Women Consumers To Drive E-com Growth In India: Ambareesh Murty, Co-founder, Pepperfry.com

Earlier today, Ambareesh Murty’s lifestyle e-commerce start-up Pepperfry.com announced that it had raised $5 million from Norwest Venture Partners. Murthy led eBay India before he resigned in May this year. Prior to eBay, he founded an advisory firm called Origin Resources in Bangalore. I...

12 December, 2011 | More »