Will Walmart's foray into Indian e-commerce be Amazon's worst nightmare?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

A common enemy was watching from the sidelines as US retail giant Walmart acquired Flipkart for $16 billion (around Rs 1.05 lakh ....

17 May, 2018

Why SoftBank may face a long wait for its next multi-billion dollar india exit

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart's big-ticket acquisition of Flipkart last week brought both bliss and billions to many of the Indian e-commerce company's ....

15 May, 2018
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As Flipkart gets bigger, smaller horizontal and vertical e-tailers seek survival tips

Binu Paul & Anand J

As Walmart and Flipkart came together to script the world's largest e-commerce deal, a number of smaller players on the periphery ....

9 May, 2018

Will Kishore Biyani be third time lucky with bet on online grocery biz?  

Binu Paul

As the Future Group takes another shot at e-commerce by launching a mobile app-based grocery delivery service, past failures and ....

27 April, 2018

With one eye on policy, e-pharmacies seek cure for bleeding and vitamins for growth

Anand J & Binu Paul

From a cash burn rate that is among the highest in the tech startup space to issues around distribution, scaling and profitability, ....

27 April, 2018

How SoftBank has spun its web across India's internet companies

Anand J

SoftBank is the new IPO. For startups struggling to turn in profits, an initial public offering remains an unattractive proposition. ....

23 April, 2018
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TCS looking at newer tech to take digital revenue past $5 bn

Anirban Ghoshal

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), which on Monday became the first Indian company to cross $100 billion in market capitalisation, ....

23 April, 2018

Has OYO's rapid growth locked out competition from FabHotels and Treebo?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Budget hotel chain OYO's strong investor backing and rapid growth appear to have locked out competition from rivals Treebo ....

20 April, 2018

Love thy neighbour: How Chinese cheques are fuelling Indian startups

Anand J

The early days of the venture capital boom saw money flowing into India from all parts of the world. Funding started to dry up ....

18 April, 2018

As Jio partners Sodexo, do more digital players have appetite for food coupons?

Anand J & Binu Paul

Digital wallet JioMoney's tie-up with Sodexo could potentially shake up the food coupon space as an instrument once deemed ....

13 April, 2018
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Public cloud revenue to grow 21.4% in 2018: Gartner

Anirban Ghoshal

Global public cloud services revenue is projected to grow 21.4% to $186.4 billion in 2018, up from $153.5 billion in 2017, said ....

12 April, 2018

Automation may steal your job, and spawn a whole new industry

Mayank Kumar and Apoorva Shankar

Automation and the rise of technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are making everyone paranoid -- paranoid ....

4 April, 2018

Flipkart may soon take on MakeMyTrip, Yatra with diversification into OTA business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

E-commerce major Flipkart  is looking to independently chart a course in the online travel agency (OTA) space and is gearing ....

26 March, 2018

How networks and digital tech can create new revenue streams for businesses

Yogita Khaitan

Industry leaders are looking at mechanisms to explore newer avenues of revenue, given the disruptive landscape that threatens ....

26 March, 2018

For co-working spaces, concerns abound on privacy, cover and building ownership

Puneet Shah

Co-working spaces, which aggregate workstations, are gradually making inroads into major cities of India, thanks to ever-increasing ....

23 March, 2018

A peek at Amazon Prime Video's global viewership numbers

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc’s top television shows drew more than 5 million people worldwide to its Prime shopping club by early 2017, ....

15 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

Why ed-tech startup Byju’s will build, not buy, for its global expansion

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Ed-tech startup Byju’s plans to start offering its services outside India from September, as it enters its next growth phase ....

9 March, 2018

Why Ola's electric vehicle experiment isn't going according to plan

Reuters

Indian ride-hailing firm Ola’s pilot project to test a fleet of electric vehicles in Nagpur was expected to herald a coming ....

9 March, 2018

Cultural bias cripples Indian women entrepreneurs: Mastercard Index

Shweta Sharma

Indian women business entrepreneurs, leaders and professionals exhibit less inclination towards business ownership due to a cultural ....

7 March, 2018

Has Paytm's foray into movie ticketing hurt BookMyShow, TicketNew?

Dearton Thomas Hector & Anand J

Online movie ticketing platform BookMyShow’s revenue growth slowed while peer TicketNew’s sales fell after a new cash-rich ....

6 March, 2018