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


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


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

26 October, 2018

Will SoftBank-Alibaba's potential FirstCry bet spark rebirth of babycare e-tailers?

Kavya Kothiyal & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

After a dormant couple of years on the fundraising front, baby products e-tailers could soon have reason to cheer. Multiple ....

24 October, 2018

Lingerie e-tailer Zivame returns to growth path, narrows losses in FY18

Kavya Kothiyal

After two investor-led pivots in its business model, online lingerie retailer Zivame appears to have turned the corner as it managed ....

23 October, 2018

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

India’s startup ecosystem just lost a unicorn as Infibeam shares tank

Dearton Thomas Hector

The share price of Infibeam Avenues Ltd, the operator of India’s only listed e-commerce firm Infibeam and the parent of ....

28 September, 2018

Hackers may target upcoming e-commerce festive sales: Norton

Anand J

Norton, cybersecurity firm Symantec’s anti-virus unit, has warned Indian online shoppers to be on guard against hackers ....

28 September, 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

Amazon to pick up stake in supermarket chain More


Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake ....

20 September, 2018

How Amazon is building its India biz via strategic bets

Anand J & Dearton Thomas Hector

Earlier this month, e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com Inc. became only the second US company to touch a market valuation of $1 trillion ....

18 September, 2018

Alibaba's Jack Ma to retire in 2019, CEO Zhang to take over as chairman


Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman ....

8 September, 2018

Tribunal asks Walmart to explain India business model after Flipkart deal


Walmart Inc's unit has been asked to explain its business model in India after its acquisition of e-commerce platform ....

7 September, 2018

Amazon gets leg-up over local e-commerce rivals by launching Hindi app


Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and app for Android smartphones in a bid to make deeper inroads ....

4 September, 2018

E-commerce to grow over four times to $150 bn by 2022: Nasscom & PwC report

Payal Ganguly

The country’s e-commerce sector will grow over four times to $150 billion (Rs 10.64 trillion) by 2022, from $36 billion ....

31 August, 2018

Alibaba’s first-quarter revenue jumps on strength in e-commerce, cloud businesses


Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, the world’s biggest online retailer, topped first-quarter revenue estimates on Thursday, driven ....

23 August, 2018