BigBasket acquires RainCan to boost subscription delivery service

Binu Paul

Online grocer BigBasket, run by SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd, has acquired subscription-based e-grocery startup RainCan ....

18 October, 2018

Myntra’s marketing and strategy heads to quit by year-end

Binu Paul

Gunjan Soni, the chief marketing officer and head of Jabong at Flipkart-owned online fashion retailer Myntra, and Ananya Tripathi, ....

17 October, 2018
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Exotel’s beta interface predicts call drops, high traffic in telecom networks

Anand J

Cloud-based telephony services firm Exotel Techcom Pvt. Ltd has rolled out machine learning-based Heartbeat API (application programming ....

17 October, 2018

Walmart cuts earnings outlook on Flipkart buy, expects e-commerce growth to slow

Reuters

Walmart Inc lowered its earnings forecast for the year on Tuesday and said its e-commerce growth next year would be slower than ....

16 October, 2018

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal may invest $100 mn in Ola

Dearton Thomas Hector

Richer after his exit from his first venture Flipkart, Sachin Bansal seems all set to make his biggest personal investment ever ....

11 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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Amazon India logistics arm's FY18 revenue jumps 59%, to get fresh fund infusion

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Transportation Services Pvt. Ltd, the Indian logistics arm of e-tailer Amazon.com Inc., reported a 59% rise in operational ....

3 October, 2018

Why MakeMyTrip’s Deep Kalra is worried about the future of Indian startups

Binu Paul

MakeMyTrip chairman and group chief executive officer Deep Kalra has warned about a potential takeover of the Indian startup ecosystem ....

1 October, 2018

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

Flipkart buys Israeli predictive analytics startup Upstream Commerce

Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart-owned Flipkart, the country’s largest e-commerce company, said on Tuesday that it has acquired Upstream Commerce, ....

25 September, 2018
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Walmart may replace Binny Bansal as group CEO at Flipkart: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Walmart Inc., which acquired Flipkart earlier this year, may replace the Indian e-commerce company's group chief executive ....

24 September, 2018

Walmart to buy Flipkart ESOPs worth $800 mn

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart employees with stock options could be in for a windfall as parent company Walmart is set to purchase employee stock ownership ....

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 cross-border e-commerce is helping Chinese SMEs lure Indian customers

Payal Ganguly

A party dress for less than Rs 2,000, a wristwatch for Rs 145 or tea infusers for Rs 100, the prices are as enticing as the designs ....

19 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

Flipkart in talks to pick up a stake in Hotstar: Report

Kavya Kothiyal

Homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has held discussions with video streaming service Hotstar to buy a stake in the Star India ....

17 September, 2018

Naspers keen on ed-tech, fin-tech & food-tech startups in India: CEO Bob van Dijk

Payal Ganguly

Having sold its 11.18% stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart to US retail giant Walmart for $2.2 billion, Naspers continues ....

14 September, 2018

CureFit to expand online-to-offline play with food outlets

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Health and fitness startup CureFit, which is led by Myntra co-founder Mukesh Bansal and former Flipkart executive Ankit Nagori, ....

11 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

Tribunal asks Walmart to explain India business model after Flipkart deal

Reuters

Walmart Inc's unit has been asked to explain its business model in India after its acquisition of e-commerce platform ....

7 September, 2018