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

Walmart is using the cloud in bid to steal Amazon's thunder


One of Walmart Inc’s best chances at taking on 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

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

Can Walmart and Flipkart help each other in India?

Binu Paul

The world's largest retailer Walmart's acquisition of ecommerce company has triggered speculation on whether this is the ....

16 August, 2016

Should Flipkart & Amazon worry about Walmart's entry into e-tail market?

Arti Singh

World's largest retailer Walmart Stores Inc. has finally entered the e-commerce business with the acquisition of a one-year old ....

9 August, 2016

Bigger is not always better why Amazon is worth more than Walmart

Adam Hartung

This week an important event happened on Wall Street. The value of Amazon (about $248 billion) exceeded the value of Walmart ....

27 July, 2015

Alibaba Q2 revenue up 54% to $2.7B, profit down 38.6%; mkt cap more than Walmart

Sainul K

World's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has reported a 54 per cent increase in its revenues for the quarter ....

4 November, 2014

Wal-Mart launches Goodies Co, a site based on subscription commerce; should Indian firms take a cue?

Anand Rai

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. has launched Goodies Co., a site that follows the subscription commerce model, in exclusive beta (which ....

15 November, 2012