BigBasket to become unicorn with fresh $150 mn funding: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd, which owns online grocer BigBasket, is raising up to $150 million (Rs 1,070.20 crore) in ....

8 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

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

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

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


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


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

17 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

Flashback 2018: Social commerce, cross-border e-tailers make a mark

Payal Ganguly

US retailer Walmart’s purchase of 77% stake in India’s Flipkart was the e-commerce deal of the year, bringing big-bang ....

28 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Flipkart steals the show as e-commerce dominates M&A activity

Kavya Kothiyal

When it comes to M&A deals, Flipkart undoubtedly stands out as the Indian startup ecosystem’s greatest success -- not ....

26 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: Unicorns, Chinese cheques drive buzz in startup ecosystem

Binu Paul

India’s startup ecosystem took a long stride towards maturity this year, as several big-ticket acquisitions and funding ....

24 December, 2018

Six months after exiting Flipkart, Sachin Bansal launches new venture

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has launched a new company six months after exiting from the homegrown e-commerce giant in May. The ....

21 December, 2018

After exiting Flipkart, Binny Bansal seeks $100 mn payout from Walmart: Report

Binu Paul

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal, who abruptly resigned as group chief executive officer recently following an investigation into ....

19 December, 2018

Walmart Labs India acqui-hires machine learning startup

Shweta Sharma

Walmart Labs, the product development centre of the US retail giant, is absorbing the entire team from machine learning startup ....

13 December, 2018

Flipkart’s wholesale arm gets $304 mn in fresh capital from parent

Binu Paul

Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd, the wholesale arm of Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart, has received a fresh capital infusion of ....

12 December, 2018

Flipkart’s Sriram Venkataraman given additional charge as COO

Payal Ganguly

Flipkart's chief financial officer Sriram Venkataraman will take on the additional role of chief operating officer at the ....

11 December, 2018

Myntra may abolish CEO post with Ananth Narayanan's exit: Reports

Binu Paul

Less than a month after Walmart-owned Flipkart denied speculation that Myntra chief executive Ananth Narayanan was on his way ....

10 December, 2018

Walmart to deploy Flipkart’s tech capabilities globally: Report

Shweta Sharma

American retail giant Walmart plans to deploy Flipkart’s technical expertise in shopping experiences globally, a report ....

10 December, 2018

Walmart-owned Flipkart undertakes major management rejig

Binu Paul

Walmart-owned e-commerce major Flipkart is undertaking a top-level rejig across its business verticals even as the company is ....

7 December, 2018

Amazon India gets $311 mn in fourth capital infusion this year

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Amazon Seller Services Pvt. Ltd, the Indian division of US-based e-tailer Amazon, has received fresh capital worth Rs 2,200 crore ....

5 December, 2018

Is Walmart-owned Flipkart losing ground in Indian e-commerce battle with Amazon?

Kavya Kothiyal

Billionaire Jeff Bezos-led online retailer Inc.'s expansion in the US has probably given many a sleepless night ....

28 November, 2018