13 potential e-commerce M&As to watch out for in India in 2013

Sonam Gulati

In 2012, we had seen the beginning of some serious consolidation in the Indian e-commerce space – a segment which has been ....

16 January, 2013

Snapdeal downs shutters on eSportsBuy.com two months after acquisition

Sonam Gulati

The sports and fitness equipment e-com startup eSportsBuy, recently bought by Snapdeal, has been quietly buried and no longer ....

28 May, 2012

Yebhi.com acquires jewellery portal Stylishyou; Two more acquisitions in pipeline

Sonam Gulati

In tune with its promise to look at smaller e-commerce firms for acquisition, lifestyle and fashion e-tailer Yebhi.com has acquired ....

10 May, 2012

Electronics Retailer Croma Launches E-store; How Does It Compare With Vijay Sales' E-com Offering

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

Tata Group firm Infiniti Retail Ltd, which runs one of the largest national retail chain of multi-brand electronics under the ....

24 April, 2012

Flipkart To Head Towards Profitable Revenue Growth, Not Just Revenue Growth: Co-founder Sachin Bansal

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd, which runs the e-commerce site Flipkart.com, has had a busy year (to say the least) in 2011-12. ....

24 April, 2012

Excl: Everything Except Groceries & Automobiles Is Fair Game For Us: Flipkart

Nandana Das

India's largest e-com firm Flipkart has been slowly but surely expanding the product verticals. After buying Letsbuy a couple ....

19 April, 2012

What Attracted Letsbuy To Diversify Beyond Electronics E-tailing & Life After Selloff To Flipkart

Nandana Das

When Letsbuy, (a part of eTree Marketing Pvt Ltd) was launched by Hitesh Dhingra and Amanpreet Bajaj in September 2009, its value ....

21 March, 2012

Manish Vij's Vun Network & Harish Bahl's Smile Group Back Mobile Media Startup SeventyNine

Nandana Das

Quasar co-founder Deven Dharamdasani is launching SeventyNine, a mobile media distribution and analytics platform. His venture ....

29 February, 2012

Airtel Money Goes Pan India, Rolls Out Services In 300 Cities

Bhawna Gupta

Bharti Airtel has expanded its mobile wallet service Airtel Money through its wholly owned subsidiary Airtel M Commerce Services ....

23 February, 2012

Flipkart Acquires Letsbuy; Common Investors Get Consolidated Play In Indian E-com

Anand Rai & Aashish Bhinde

Flipkart.com, the largest online retailer in India, is buying out Letsbuy.com, a specialised e-commerce site run by the two-and-a-half-year-old ....

9 February, 2012

E-commerce Gets Capital Intensive; Letsbuy.com To Spend On Infrastructure, People

Preethi J

For an e-commerce business to be successful in India, you need scale. And to build scale, you need a lot of capital. And if its ....

30 March, 2011