CaratLane vs BlueStone: One jewellery e-tailer burns more cash but also sells more

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online jeweller CaratLane widened the gap in revenue with rival BlueStone in the financial year 2016-17. This was in contrast ....

19 February, 2018

B2B logistics startup BlackBuck beefs up top deck by appointing new CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Business-to-business (B2B) logistics startup BlackBuck, which is run by Zinka Logistics Solutions Pvt. Ltd, has announced the ....

13 February, 2018
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Walmart in talks to buy minority stake in Flipkart: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in advanced stages of talks to buy a significant minority stake in ....

31 January, 2018

Is profitability on the horizon for tea startups Chai Point and Chaayos?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

India produces more than a billion kilograms of tea every year and Indians are equally enthusiastic about consuming the beverage. ....

22 January, 2018

Quikr turnover rises but it’s still India’s second-smallest unicorn by revenues

Dearton Thomas Hector

Bengaluru-headquartered online classifieds platform Quikr India Pvt. Ltd posted a 55% rise in turnover for the financial year ....

19 January, 2018

Exclusive: Tiger Global may be part-exiting Flipkart with 3x return

Manu P Toms

Tiger Global, the biggest investor in Flipkart, may have struck a deal with Microsoft and other new investors to sell a part of ....

21 March, 2017
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Exclusive: Flipkart appoints commerce platform finance head as CFO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has elevated Sriram Venkataraman, the chief financial officer of its commerce platform as ....

14 March, 2017

ShopClues investors rally behind Radhika and Sanjay in battle against Sandeep Aggarwal

Manu P Toms

ShopClues investors have rallied behind the firm's management led by Radhika Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi in their showdown with ....

14 March, 2017

After TVF trashes charges, more women allege sexual harassment by founder

Ranjani Raghavan & Maulik Vyas

A former employee's post alleging sexual harassment against The Viral Fever (TVF) Media Labs founder and CEO Arunabh Kumar has ....

13 March, 2017

Flipkart to add 30% workforce in 2017

Binu Paul

Amid massive job cuts in India's fast-growing e-commerce industry, home-grown online marketplace Flipkart is planning to ramp ....

6 March, 2017
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Sands Capital, IFC & others to invest $30 mn in logistics startup BlackBuck

Binu Paul

Tiger Global-backed logistics startup BlackBuck has received an investment commitment of $30 million (around Rs 200 crore) in ....

27 February, 2017

Flipkart COO Nitin Seth looks to 'bring back the DNA' by rehiring old hands

Manu P Toms

E-commerce major Flipkart, which has seen continuous churn at the top level for the last few quarters, is quietly working to ....

27 February, 2017

Is Flipkart clawing back in the game against Amazon?

Binu Paul

In early signs of a reversal in fortunes, Flipkart has outrun rival Amazon India in gross sales in two consecutive months, after ....

17 February, 2017

Flipkart has no plans to cut jobs, says COO Nitin Seth

Manu P Toms

Flipkart's chief operating officer Nitin Seth has allayed fears that employee rationalisation, which has been rearing its head ....

17 February, 2017

Bluestone narrows revenue gap with Caratlane

Dearton Thomas Hector

The race for supremacy in the online jewellery retailing segment has tightened, with the gap in revenue of the top two players—Caratlane ....

16 February, 2017

Exclusive: Management rejig at IGP as majority investor Tarun Joshi takes charge

Binu Paul

Close on the heels of investor-led management changes at e-commerce major Flipkart and lingerie e-tailer Zivame, India's largest ....

31 January, 2017

B2B logistics startup BlackBuck to raise $10 mn from IFC

Team TC

International Finance Corporation plans to make an equity investment of up to $10 million (Rs 68 crore) in logistics startup ....

19 January, 2017

Will a possible BigBasket-Grofers merger stave off competition from Amazon?

Binu Paul

Online grocers BigBasket and Grofers have both rejected a media report of a possible merger. This has not prevented experts from ....

16 January, 2017

CommonFloor founders quit a year after merger with Quikr

Dearton Thomas Hector

Just over a year after online classifieds portal Quikr announced the acquisition of realty portal CommonFloor, the latter's three ....

16 January, 2017

Reshuffle continues at Flipkart as 3 more top-level execs resign

Dearton Thomas Hector

Two days after Flipkart appointed investor Tiger Global's former executive Kalyan Krishnamurthy as its new CEO, three top management ....

11 January, 2017

Will Tiger man Kalyan Krishnamurthy ride Flipkart out of trouble?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Manu P Toms

Shedding whatever remaining trappings of an advisory role, venture capital investor Tiger Global has taken direct control of ....

11 January, 2017