Amazon in-house vendor Cloudtail's FY18 revenue growth accelerates

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest sellers on e-commerce major Amazon India, has recorded a 27% increase in its revenue ....

15 October, 2018

Facebook unveils smart speaker Portal for making video calls

Reuters

Facebook Inc on Monday released a smart speaker designed to ease video calls, but the company’s history of privacy mishaps ....

10 October, 2018
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Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc’s machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The ....

10 October, 2018

Hyderabad to host Qualcomm’s largest innovation hub outside US

Anand J

US-headquartered chipmaker Qualcomm will invest Rs 3,000 crore (around $405 million at current exchange rates) to expand its research ....

8 October, 2018

Now, Amazon sellers to drive delivery trucks under new Project Armada

Kavya Kothiyal

US e-commerce major Amazon is all set to implement its American model in India that enables sellers to drive trucks for delivery, ....

8 October, 2018

Flipkart rolls out insurance programme for smartphones

Binu Paul

Customers shopping on Walmart-owned e-commerce company Flipkart can now avail of insurance when buying smartphones on the platform. The ....

8 October, 2018
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Flipkart kicks off talks to rope in new investors; PhonePe gets fresh infusion

Binu Paul

Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce company, is back on the road to raise fresh capital months after being acquired ....

1 October, 2018

Amazon's in-house merchant Appario clocks Rs 755 cr revenue for first year of operations

Dearton Thomas Hector

Delhi-based Appario Retail Pvt. Ltd, a seller on e-commerce platform Amazon, has posted Rs 755 crore standalone revenue from its ....

27 September, 2018

Even in 50th India warehouse, Amazon pushes forward with humans, not robots

Anand J

Robots sweep Amazon’s warehouses in the US, stacking, sorting and shipping all sorts of products and, unknowingly, automating ....

26 September, 2018

Indian state govts adopting cloud faster than US counterparts: Amazon Web Services

Anirban Ghoshal

Indian state governments are adopting cloud way faster than US counterparts, news agency IANS reported, citing an executive from ....

21 September, 2018
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Amazon to pick up stake in supermarket chain More

Reuters

Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake ....

20 September, 2018

What does Amazon’s latest bet mean for India’s grocery biz?

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

US e-commerce behemoth Amazon appears to have made another move to expand its grocery retail business in India and intensify its ....

19 September, 2018

Online-to-offline grocery firm Avenue11 strikes ad-for-equity deal with Brand Capital

Binu Paul

Online-to-offline grocery platform Avenue11, based in Bengaluru, has raised Rs 26 crore ($3.6 million) from Brand Capital, the ....

19 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Top Walmart executives to join Flipkart: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Three months after retail giant Walmart announced the acquisition of Flipkart, four senior executives from the US-based company ....

18 September, 2018

Exclusive: Shopping platform Naaptol raises fresh funding after three-year gap

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Naaptol Online Pvt. Ltd, which runs an omnichannel shopping platform, is on course to raise $15 million (around Rs 109 crore at ....

10 September, 2018

DLF is bringing IoT, Big Data with a pinch of e-commerce to modern shopping malls

Anirban Ghoshal

While e-commerce firms may have won over investors, the vast majority of Indians are still shopping offline. Large offline players ....

5 September, 2018

Amazon becomes second company after Apple to hit $1 trillion market value

Reuters

 Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday briefly joined Apple Inc to become the second $1 trillion publicly listed U.S. company after its ....

5 September, 2018

Amazon gets leg-up over local e-commerce rivals by launching Hindi app

Reuters

Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and app for Android smartphones in a bid to make deeper inroads ....

4 September, 2018

Paytm Mall to tie up with BigBasket, other retailers to take on Flipkart, Amazon

Reuters

Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China’s Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as ....

30 August, 2018

AI, analytics and a bit of common sense are fuelling BigBasket’s efficiency drive

Anand J

BigBasket, the country’s best-funded online grocery startup, maintains 10 days worth of inventory. The industry average ....

29 August, 2018