Naspers Ventures’ Ashutosh Sharma on why startups must focus on building platforms

Kavya Kothiyal

Naspers has long been one of the most prolific technology investors in India, with the South African conglomerate outpacing many ....

14 February, 2019

ITC pilots FMCG e-commerce store in major metros

Payal Ganguly

Indian fast-moving consumer goods major ITC has announced that it is piloting its e-commerce venture, itcstore.in, in Delhi-NCR, ....

11 February, 2019
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Cloudtail undergoes ownership restructuring to return to Amazon marketplace

Binu Paul

Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest sellers on e-commerce major Amazon India, has undergone a restructuring of ownership ....

7 February, 2019

Livspace appoints former Flipkart exec as marketing head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online home décor startup Livspace has appointed former Flipkart executive Kartikeya Bhandari as its chief marketing officer ....

7 February, 2019

Myntra denies owning stakes in sellers, claims compliance with new FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

Fashion retailer and Flipkart subsidiary Myntra has said it does not own any equity stakes in sellers on its platform, indicating ....

6 February, 2019

Flipkart CEO dismisses Morgan Stanley warning on likely Walmart exit

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart has refuted brokerage firm Morgan Stanley's warning that Walmart Inc. may exit the Indian company because of the ....

6 February, 2019
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In numbers: Can Flipkart, Amazon sustain growth momentum after policy tweaks?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The underlying theme of India’s decision to revise the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce was to force ....

5 February, 2019

Amazon converts sellers Appario and Cloudtail into wholesale entities: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

To comply with the new foreign direct investment rules, e-commerce major Amazon India will make two of its largest sellers, Cloudtail ....

4 February, 2019

Ola lost Rs 1.5 for every rupee earned in FY18

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates homegrown cab-hailing major Ola, reported a nearly 57% rise in operating revenues and ....

1 February, 2019

Amazon pulls out private labels from India website as new e-commerce rules kick in

Payal Ganguly

Amazon.com Inc.’s India unit removed all listings of its private brands across several categories as the government’s ....

1 February, 2019
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Govt sticks to Feb 1 deadline for new e-commerce rules

Payal Ganguly & Binu Paul

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said on Thursday it will not extend the February 1 deadline for new rules ....

31 January, 2019

New e-commerce rules: Flipkart, Amazon tell sellers to keep calm and carry on

Payal Ganguly

As the February 1 deadline to comply with India’s new e-commerce regulations draws nearer, online marketplaces Flipkart ....

28 January, 2019

Paytm Mall not bowing out of e-commerce race, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has dismissed reports that the company plans to scale down Paytm Mall, ....

25 January, 2019

US govt concerned about impact of India's new e-commerce rules on Amazon, Walmart

Reuters

The United States government is concerned about India's revised e-commerce regulations and has told officials in New ....

24 January, 2019

India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 bn: PwC

Reuters

India’s new foreign investment restrictions for its e-commerce sector, which includes giants such as Amazon.com Inc and ....

17 January, 2019

Flipkart and Amazon request deadline extension to comply with FDI policy

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based e-tailer Amazon’s India arm and US retailer Walmart-owned e-commerce major Flipkart have reportedly asked the Indian ....

16 January, 2019

E-tailers to lose 40% sales from February 2019: CRISIL report

Payal Ganguly

As e-commerce players look to restructure their businesses to comply with the revised foreign direct investment norms by 1 February ....

15 January, 2019

Myntra CEO Ananth Narayanan steps down, Amar Nagaram takes over

Binu Paul

Ananth Narayanan has quit as the chief executive of Flipkart-owned fashion e-tailers Myntra and Jabong, ending months of speculation. Narayanan ....

14 January, 2019

Fashion marketplace Myntra's FY18 loss shrinks, revenue soars

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart-owned Myntra Designs Pvt. Ltd significantly narrowed its loss for the year through March 2018 as revenue tripled and ....

9 January, 2019

BigBasket’s wholesale arm posts 35% rise in revenue for FY18, narrows losses significantly

Kavya Kothiyal

Online food and grocery store BigBasket’s wholesale business posted a 35% year-over-year rise in its operational revenues ....

3 January, 2019

After revised FDI policy, Amazon to seek legal advice on food retail business

Binu Paul

Amazon India is mulling to seek legal opinion on the functioning of Amazon Retail India Pvt. Ltd (ARIPL), the global company's ....

31 December, 2018