Just Dial April-June net profit flat despite higher traffic

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online local business search engine Just Dial Ltd reported little change in its net profit for the first quarter of the fiscal ....

21 July, 2018

B2B e-commerce firm Wholesalebox gets fresh funding

Joseph Rai

Rajasthan Venture Capital Fund (RVCF) announced on Friday that it has invested an undisclosed amount in business-to-business (B2B) ....

20 July, 2018
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What's behind Hotstar and Flipkart's new ad platform

Anand J

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart and video streaming service Hotstar have joined hands to launch a new advertising platform ....

20 July, 2018

Food-tech startup SmartQ buys m-commerce app Goodbox's cafeteria business

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based SmartQ, which provides digital solutions for food courts and cafeterias, said it has acquired Nexus Venture Partners-backed ....

20 July, 2018

Online furniture startup Woodenstreet secures Series A funding

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jaipur-based online furniture platform Woodenstreet has raised $1 million (around Rs 6.8 crore) in a Series A round of funding ....

19 July, 2018

Amazon sells 100 mn products globally on Prime Day; market cap hits $900 bn

Reuters

Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Amazon.com Inc’s  annual Prime Day sale this ....

19 July, 2018
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Used-car portal Cars24 raises $50 mn from Sequoia, others

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based online portal Cars24, which buys automobiles from individuals and sells them to businesses, has raised $50 million ....

18 July, 2018

Payments and coupons firm Zaggle acquires Click & Pay

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Hyderabad-based digital payments and cashback company Zaggle has acquired mobile-based payments firm Click & Pay in a cash-and-stock ....

17 July, 2018

Amazon deposits more money into Indian digital payments arm

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Pay (India) Pvt. Ltd, the local digital payments arm of the global e-commerce major, has received a fresh funding infusion ....

17 July, 2018

Exclusive: Y Combinator-backed Servx and SimpleMoney suspend ops

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Two local startups backed by Silicon Valley-based accelerator Y Combinator have suspended operations and are likely to shut shop ....

12 July, 2018
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Exclusive: Food-tech startup Dibz raises money in bridge round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Dibz, an online food delivery startup which also serves as an online-to-offline (O2O) platform for discovering restaurant ....

9 July, 2018

Paytm-owned Little-Nearbuy has a turnaround plan, but can it stick to the script?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Last December, digital wallet and e-commerce major Paytm engineered a merger between its floundering investee company Little and ....

9 July, 2018

Netflix turns to Bollywood to take on Amazon Prime in India

Reuters

Netflix Inc premiered its first original series in India in a sheen of Bollywood glitter on Wednesday, upping the stakes in its ....

5 July, 2018

Future Lifestyle to acquire minority stake in fashion e-tailer Koovs

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Kishore Biyani-led Future Group will acquire more than a fourth of fashion e-commerce firm Koovs Plc, as the brick-and-mortar ....

4 July, 2018

Zomato appoints former MakeMyTrip exec to head food delivery business

Dearton Thomas Hector

Online restaurant discovery and food delivery company Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd said on Tuesday it has hired Mohit Gupta as the chief ....

3 July, 2018

IndiaMart sells travel marketplace HelloTravel ahead of proposed IPO

Binu Paul

IndiaMart InterMesh Ltd, which operates business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce firm IndiaMart, has announced the sale of its online ....

2 July, 2018

Fearing monopoly, traders hold protests over Walmart-Flipkart deal

Reuters

Indian shopkeepers and traders affiliated to a local lobby group began sit-in protests across the country on Monday against Walmart ....

2 July, 2018

Zomato expands restaurant listing service to 25 more cities

Anand J

Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd, which is backed by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said on Wednesday it is expanding its restaurant ....

27 June, 2018

PolicyBazaar raises $200 mn from SoftBank, others; joins unicorn club

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ETechAces Marketing & Consulting Pvt. Ltd, the operator of online insurance selling platform PolicyBazaar.com and lending ....

25 June, 2018

Temporary relief for e-tailers as govt defers rollout of new tax provision

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce firms can heave a sigh of relief - for now - as the government has decided to defer a tax provision that the likes ....

25 June, 2018

How emerging tech is helping e-tailers cut costs, tackle fraud

Anirban Ghoshal

E-commerce companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and virtual reality (VR) to reduce expenditure ....

25 June, 2018