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You can now sell used goods on Amazon India

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Amazon India has introduced peer-to-peer sales of used goods, wherein a user can sell products on its platform by registering as an individual seller. The pilot is currently operational in Bengaluru. The programme, called ‘pick-pack-and-pay’, comes after Amazon introduced the sales of us...

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Flashback 2016: Challenging year for India’s unicorns

The internet and tech unicorns that sprung up in the recent years have inspired the entrepreneurial spirit among the country’s youth. They attracted billions of dollars of foreign capital and triggered the rise of hordes of startups. The good run in terms of expanding customer base, successive rou...

30 December, 2016 | More »

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Amazon opens new front, pilots beauty service in Bangalore

Even as it is making deep inroads into the Indian ecommerce market, Amazon India is piloting in-home beauty services in the country, the most viable segment among home services that offers high frequency of transactions, better margins and repeat business. By stepping into services marketplace, the ...

16 December, 2016 | More »

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Quikr’s FY16 loss widens; other income props up revenue

Online classifieds site Quikr India Pvt. Ltd posted a wider loss for the year through March 2016, but the pace of increase slowed sharply as it controlled its expenses after expanding at a breakneck pace in previous years. Net loss for 2015-16 expanded to Rs 534 crore from Rs 446 crore the year befo...

2 December, 2016 | More »

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Quikr acquires Grabhouse; launches cashless managed rentals

Online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt Ltd has acquired Mumbai-based home rental startup Grabhouse, run by Cryptopy Technologies Pvt Ltd, Quikr said on its website on Monday. The deal value was not disclosed. “This strategic move will help the company address an acute pain point in India’s real...

21 November, 2016 | More »

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Automobile startup BookMyTime buys Servicemykar

Car purchase and servicing platform BookMyTime has acqui-hired car management startup Servicemykar, according to a press statement. Servicemykar was founded by Raghavendra Chandrappa. The 10-member team of Servicemykar as well as CEO Chandrappa will become a part of BookMyTime. “With this acqu...

2 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Why Times Internet wouldn’t be raising $100 mn for Magicbricks

Times Internet Ltd (TIL), the digital business arm of media conglomerate Bennett Coleman, and Co. Ltd (BCCL) that runs several market-leading newspapers as well TV news channels, has scrapped its plans to raise $100 million from external sources for its realty portal MagicBricks. TIL CEO Gautam Sin...

27 October, 2016 | More »

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Car maintenance startup Demyto gets funding from Cybage’s Nathani

Deepak Nathani, co-founder of technology consulting firm Cybage Software Pvt. Ltd, has acquired a 20% stake in automotive services startup Demyto for an undisclosed amount. The Pune-based firm, which operates via a web platform and an app, will use the money to expand its services to Bengaluru and M...

30 September, 2016 | More »

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Online classifieds to be dominated by e-services, real estate, auto: Google-KPMG report

E-services, real estate, and automobiles will be the key growth areas in the digital classifieds industry, according to a joint report by Google and KPMG, released on Wednesday. The report ‘Digital Classified in India 2020’ projects that the online classifieds industry will grow three-ti...

21 September, 2016 | More »

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Quikr acquires on-demand beauty services startup StayGlad

Online classifieds firm Quikr India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Bengaluru-based beauty services marketplace StayGlad in the third such takeover deal within five months to strengthen its beauty services brand AtHomeDiva. The company didn’t disclose financial details of the deal in a statement. Quikr had ...

13 September, 2016 | More »

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