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
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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

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
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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
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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

Axis Bank limits support for Snapdeal's seller financing programme

Disha Sharma

Axis Bank has withdrawn its credit limit to some sellers on e-commerce firm Snapdeal's platform over falling sale numbers, a report ....

9 March, 2017

Snapdeal's potential fundraise from Softbank may cut its valuation in half

Disha Sharma

E-commerce firm Snapdeal is in talks to raise funds from existing investor Softbank, which could see its valuation fall below ....

8 March, 2017

What's firing up Infibeam

Deepti Chaudhary

India's e-commerce story is a familiar one—cash burn, negative unit economics and a pipe dream called profitability, all in ....

28 February, 2017

Snapdeal continues cost cutting, disbands SD Instant team

Disha Sharma

After reports of Snapdeal laying off nearly 30% of its staff, co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal have sent out an e-mail ....

13 February, 2017

Forrester trims India e-tail market estimate on note ban, regulatory woes

Disha Sharma

US-based market research company Forrester Research has cut the size of India's online retail market by 36%, saying it will touch ....

10 February, 2017

Myntra CMO Gunjan Soni to lead Jabong

Disha Sharma & Dearton Thomas Hector

Myntra's chief marketing officer Gunjan Soni has been appointed head of Jabong, a company statement said on Thursday. Soni is ....

9 February, 2017