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We should do a billion dollar in gross merchandise value by 2015: Snapdeal’s Kunal Bahl

Thursday, November 15, 2012 | More »

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In September last year, Kunal Bahl, founder of Snapdeal, took a decision with significant impact on his business – transitioning from a pure online deals site to a full-fledged horizontal e-commerce company via a marketplace model. Such a change was not new to Bahl, as he had started his entrepren...

Apple Copycat “hiPhone 5” Comes Calling In China

The newest version of Apple Inc’s popular iPhone has already hit the Chinese market — the fake market that is. The ‘hiPhone 5’ is selling for as little as 200 yuan ($31) on China’s top e-commerce platform Taobao, which is owned by Alibaba Group. But one has to pay aroun...

11 August, 2011 | More »

Alibaba To Split, Not IPO, E-commerce Unit Taobao

Alibaba Group said on Thursday it has reorganized Taobao, China’s largest e-commerce website, into three separate companies, squashing any chance of a Taobao public offering. The move to split Taobao comes as Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma grapples with its major shareholders, Yahoo Inc and Jap...

16 June, 2011 | More »