Walmart-Flipkart deal likely as early as next week

Reuters

Walmart Inc could seal a deal to buy a more than 51 percent stake in Indian online marketplace Flipkart as early as next week, ....

21 April, 2018

Walmart gives website a makeover in e-commerce battle with Amazon

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, said on Tuesday it has made extensive changes to its website, ....

17 April, 2018
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Walmart could seal deal for majority stake in Flipkart by June-end

Reuters

Walmart Inc is likely to reach a deal to buy a majority stake in Indian e-commerce player Flipkart by the end of June in what ....

12 April, 2018

Walmart may spend $10-12 bn to buy Flipkart stake

Reuters

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week, two sources said, as the U.S. retail ....

6 April, 2018

Why any merger between Amazon and Flipkart is unlikely

Team TC

US-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc.’s is reported to have held initial talks to acquire homegrown e-commerce major ....

4 April, 2018

E-tailer Shopclues lays off 52 employees

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurgaon-based e-commerce marketplace Shopclues has laid off 52 personnel from its marketing and operations verticals, a spokesperson ....

23 March, 2018
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How Google's product searches are helping Walmart, other retailers take on Amazon

Reuters

Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of ....

19 March, 2018

Why Flipkart and Walmart need each other to keep Amazon at arm's length

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Everyone has been hearing it through the grapevine. Now, it appears that US retail giant Walmart is on the verge of buying either ....

14 March, 2018

IBM bats for greater use of blockchain technology in governance

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM has advocated greater use of blockchain technology in US governance processes to help make services more secure. According ....

19 February, 2018

Amazon starts food retail venture with pilot in Pune: Report

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Amazon India is quietly rolling out its ambitious food retail venture in India, starting out with Pune, according ....

19 February, 2018
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Walmart is using the cloud in bid to steal Amazon's thunder

Reuters

One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on Amazon.com Inc in e-commerce lies with six giant server farms, each larger ....

14 February, 2018

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

Google ends Apple's 5-year reign as world's most valuable brand

Disha Sharma

Google has dethroned Apple to become the world's most valuable brand, ending the iPhone maker's five-year reign at the top. According ....

3 February, 2017

Flipkart may raise funds at lower valuation

Binu Paul

E-commerce company Flipkart could be preparing to raise a new round of investment at a significantly lower valuation than its ....

30 January, 2017

Flashback 2016: Flipkart braves markdowns, Amazon threat

Dearton Thomas Hector

A steep markdown in valuation, series of top-level exits, heightened competition and prolonged funding drought—India's biggest ....

30 December, 2016

Flipkart to enter groceries, furniture segments; to sell Make-in-India products

Priya Prasad

Home grown e-commerce giant Flipkart plans to enter the groceries segment next year and will further develop its furniture business ....

21 November, 2016

Not afraid of Amazon or Alibaba, says Sachin Bansal; stresses on ecom cos' need to raise funds

Binu Paul

Flipkart co-founder and executive chairman Sachin Bansal said ecommerce companies will need to continue raising funds to invest ....

16 November, 2016

Companies can't have long-term life without digital roadmap: Ram Charan

Priya Prasad

Every company that has a vision needs to be digitised because there is no long-term life without a digital roadmap, says renowned ....

9 November, 2016

Walmart nearly doubles stake in Chinese online retailer JD.com

Dearton Thomas Hector

In what is turning out to be an ambitious year for Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer has nearly doubled its stake ....

6 October, 2016

Walmart-Flipkart combo may hurt common enemy Amazon

Deepti Chaudhary

At a time when stakeholders in the Indian e-commerce industry were locked in an intense debate over who between Amazon and Flipkart ....

27 September, 2016

Walmart in early talks to invest in Flipkart

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based offline and online retailer Walmart Stores Inc. is in early talks with Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd ....

27 September, 2016