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

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
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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

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

Walmart turns to blockchain in bid to tackle food-safety incidents

Reuters

Walmart and its unit Sam's Club said on Monday leafy greens suppliers will be asked to implement real-time, farm-to-store ....

25 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
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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

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

Walmart Labs India acqui-hires micro-app startup Appsfly

Anand J

The local product development division of US retail giant Walmart said on Monday that six employees of Appsfly.io, a startup which ....

3 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
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How Amazon 'target' Tapzo could spice up its digital payments play

Binu Paul

On a day when Paytm confirmed that billionaire Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway had invested in it and Google rebranded ....

29 August, 2018

Flipkart looks to do an encore in refurbished gadgets with 2GUD

Payal Ganguly

Homegrown e-commerce firm Flipkart, which was acquired by US retail giant Walmart earlier this year, last week entered the refurbished ....

23 August, 2018

Flipkart strengthens top deck, hires slew of vice-presidents over four months

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart has appointed four vice-presidents (V-Ps) for cloud, engineering, corporate strategy and internal ....

6 August, 2018

Walmart goes in search of tech talent in India to take on Amazon

Shweta Sharma

US retail giant Walmart Inc. is looking to increase its headcount in India by hiring 1,000 more employees in technology roles, ....

6 August, 2018

Myntra acquires Pretr to scale omnichannel capabilities

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart-owned fashion retailer Myntra has acquired Pretr, a Mumbai-based omnichannel platform for retailers, the company said ....

1 August, 2018

Amazon rivals Walmart and Microsoft to work together on AI, cloud tech

Reuters

Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of ....

17 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

Google to invest $550 mn in Walmart-backed Chinese e-tailer JD.com

Reuters

Google will invest $550 million in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the U.S. internet giant’s efforts to expand ....

18 June, 2018

Former Jabong COO quits Myntra in another top-level exit

Dearton Thomas Hector

Muralikrishnan B, a senior vice-president (SVP) at Myntra, has quit the fashion e-tailer, Moneycontrol reported, citing sources ....

14 June, 2018

Why local startups fretting about foreign rivals should consult Jack Ma’s playbook

Aish Sinha

One of the arguments in favour of protectionism in the Indian e-commerce industry is that China protected its consumer internet ....

14 June, 2018

Microsoft tech may help Walmart counter Amazon's automated grocery store

Reuters

Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to ....

14 June, 2018