IndiaMart sells travel marketplace HelloTravel ahead of proposed IPO

Binu Paul

IndiaMart InterMesh Ltd, which operates business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce firm IndiaMart, has announced the sale of its online ....

2 July, 2018

Temporary relief for e-tailers as govt defers rollout of new tax provision

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce firms can heave a sigh of relief - for now - as the government has decided to defer a tax provision that the likes ....

25 June, 2018
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How emerging tech is helping e-tailers cut costs, tackle fraud

Anirban Ghoshal

E-commerce companies are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and virtual reality (VR) to reduce expenditure ....

25 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

Exclusive: Ex-Flipkart execs' reverse auction-based e-comm firm gets seed funding

Binu Paul

Arzooo.com, a reverse auction-based e-commerce platform launched by two former Flipkart executives, has raised an undisclosed ....

24 May, 2018

School supplies startup Edyoo gets pre-Series A cheque

Shweta Sharma

Edyoo, an e-commerce platform which sells products primarily used by schoolgoing children, has raised $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) ....

23 May, 2018
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Walmart’s quarterly US e-commerce sales growth accelerates

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s biggest retailer, posted a rebound in its U.S. e-commerce business on Thursday and beat profit ....

17 May, 2018

Flipkart's wholesale arm more than halves losses for FY17

Shweta Sharma

Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd, the wholesale arm of e-commerce major Flipkart, more than halved its losses for the year through March ....

17 May, 2018

Flipkart assures sellers of continuity amid fears of Walmart’s labels hogging online shelves

Binu Paul

E-commerce firm Flipkart has sought to assure its 150,000 sellers of operational continuity, amid fears of Walmart’s private ....

11 May, 2018

An Indian e-commerce pioneer on why Flipkart deal makes little sense for Walmart

K Vaitheeswaran

The Walmart-Flipkart deal means different things to different stakeholders.  For Flipkart's founders, the deal is ....

10 May, 2018
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Amazon's India investment continues to bleed its international business

Anand J

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc.’s massive investment in India continues to drag its margins, with the loss of its international ....

27 April, 2018

Walmart gives website a makeover in e-commerce battle with Amazon

Reuters

Walmart Inc, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer, said on Tuesday it has made extensive changes to its website, ....

17 April, 2018

Why any merger between Amazon and Flipkart is unlikely

Team TC

US-based online retailer Amazon.com Inc.’s is reported to have held initial talks to acquire homegrown e-commerce major ....

4 April, 2018

New consumer protection law will compel e-commerce firms to focus on transparency

Roma Priya

The e-commerce sector has transformed the way business is done in India, with its value expected to cross $50 billion by the end ....

26 March, 2018

Why Amazon is nudging merchants to sell goods to customers in other countries

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc is making a push for merchants on its website to sell goods into other countries, setting the stage for greater ....

20 March, 2018

Virtual reality will be focus of future acquisitions: Pepperfry's Ambareesh Murty

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry received a funding boost last week when its parent, TrendSutra Platform Services Pvt. Ltd, ....

12 March, 2018

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten set to launch its own cryptocurrency

Anirban Ghoshal

Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten is planning to launch its own cryptocurrency - Rakuten Coin - which will combine blockchain ....

28 February, 2018

Aditya Birla's fashion portal Abof set for second innings

Anand J

Aditya Birla Online Fashion (Abof), Aditya Birla Group's flagship fashion and clothing portal, appears set for a second innings ....

14 February, 2018

Amazon India growing at double digits in a flat landscape: Amit Agarwal

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Binu Paul

Seattle-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. entered India in 2012 through discovery and price comparison site Junglee. Its ....

12 February, 2018

Amazon’s India investment continues to dent profitability

Anand J

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.’s massive investment in India has become a drag on its margins, with the loss on its international ....

2 February, 2018

Flipkart raises $1 bn in down round: Report

Dearton Thomas Hector

Flipkart Pvt Ltd, the Singapore-based holding company of India's largest e-commerce marketplace, has reportedly raised $1 billion ....

20 March, 2017