Amazon’s bid to acquire supermarket chain More via JV hits regulatory hurdle

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country’s anti-monopoly watchdog has sought clarity on e-commerce giant Amazon’s role in the proposed acquisition ....

7 January, 2019

Amazon’s Rajeev Rastogi on how machine learning is solving delivery, payment issues

Anand J

With more than 100 million users registered on its platform, Amazon knows what Indians buy and how one region differs from another. ....

7 January, 2019
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Explained: How e-commerce policy moves could shake up the sector

Payal Ganguly

Months after being put on ice, the draft e-commerce policy appears set for a comeback.  The government had proposed a ....

4 January, 2019

Urban Ladder's revenues rise, losses narrow significantly amid offline expansion drive

Binu Paul

Omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder has managed to post a healthy increase in its operating revenues while significantly ....

2 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

Will Amazon, Flipkart be able to find a way around new e-commerce rules?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Payal Ganguly

The government’s decision to tighten regulations with regard to sellers on e-commerce platforms is likely to hit the sector ....

27 December, 2018
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E-commerce firms in a fix after govt issues new norms for vendors

Payal Ganguly

E-commerce companies including market leaders Flipkart and Amazon were dealt a blow on Wednesday after the government barred them ....

26 December, 2018

Delhivery FY18 loss widens on higher costs, revenue jumps

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Gurugram-based logistics company Delhivery Pvt. Ltd has reported a 38% rise in operating revenue for the year through March 2018, ....

26 December, 2018

Proposed law could take e-commerce firms to task over unfair trade practices

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

A proposed consumer protection legislation is aiming to make e-commerce firms more accountable for unethical and unfair trade ....

21 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
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Why Jeff Bezos wanted Amazon to have 'new failures' in India

Anand J

After Amazon's efforts to capture the e-commerce market in China did not meet with much success, the company started planning ....

4 December, 2018

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

Kavya Kothiyal

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

28 November, 2018

Walmart now owns more than 80% stake in Flipkart: Report

Binu Paul

US retail behemoth Walmart Inc has increased its controlling stake in homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart, according to a media ....

21 November, 2018

Will Paytm Mall’s new wholesale biz help it catch up with Flipkart, Amazon?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is moving to take greater control of inventory on the e-commerce platform as it looks to bridge the gap with rivals ....

15 November, 2018

Microsoft, Nielsen team up to offer cloud services for FMCG, retail segments

Anirban Ghoshal

Data analytics company Nielsen and tech giant Microsoft Corp has joined hands to develop a new enterprise data solution based ....

15 November, 2018

Infibeam’s revenue up 83% in Q2

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Infibeam Avenues Ltd, the listed operator of e-commerce firm Infibeam and parent of payment gateway company CCAvenue, posted a ....

14 November, 2018

Flipkart's Binny Bansal resigns after probe into personal misconduct

Dearton Thomas Hector

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has resigned as group chief executive officer following an independent probe into allegations ....

13 November, 2018

Snapdeal’s FY18 loss narrows sharply but revenue more than halves

Dearton Thomas Hector

Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace Snapdeal, recorded a massive drop in both losses and revenue in the financial ....

6 November, 2018

VC-backed B2B marketplace Wydr shuts down

Kavya Kothiyal

Mobile-based business-to-business (B2B) marketplace Wydr, which counts venture capital firms Stellaris Venture Partners and Bessemer ....

5 November, 2018

Alibaba Q2 revenue falls short of estimates

Reuters

China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Friday, another sign of slowing momentum ....

2 November, 2018

Amazon's global growth slows in Q3, later Diwali cited as a factor

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc forecast holiday season sales and profit that missed Wall Street targets on Thursday, projecting revenue growth ....

26 October, 2018