The Private Labels Flywheel Starts Turning At Amazon India, To Be 25% Of Sales

It is every large format retailer’s wet dream to own brands, also called private labels. These in-house brands not only make a healthy contribution to the bottomline, they also help with service unmet market needs and plan inventories. The vagaries of…

E-Comm Race: The Clock Is Ticking For Flipkart

As another festival season gets over, Flipkart could be running out of time to stay ahead of the race as another round of deep discounting may have hurt the e-tailer more than Amazon, which has access to unlimited resources at…

Festival Season Sales: E-commerce Is Battling Note Ban, GST Blues; Paytm Mall May Just Muddy The Waters More

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After A Stormy 2016, Softbank Has Smartly But Cautiously Picked Up The Pieces In India

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SoftBank’s $2.5 B Gives Flipkart More Ammo

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SoftBank Puts Its Eggs In Flipkart’s Shopping Basket

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Snapdeal Ends Merger Talks With Flipkart; To Go Solo

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Will Snapdeal Turn Lucky In Its 2nd Avatar?

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India’s Snapdeal Calls Off Sale Talks With Rival Flipkart

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India Contributes To Amazon’s 77% Profit Plunge: Why Company Will Still Continue To Invest Here

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如果 Flipkart 和 Snapdeal 合并失败,将对印度电商市场带来什么影响?

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Can FreeCharge Be The Trump Card For Amazon’s India Play?

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Amazon, Big Basket, Grofers: Food Retail Is Heating Up; Expect More New Players And Consolidation

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How Prime Video Is Turning The Ecommerce Wheel For Amazon

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Will Flipkart’s ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Feature Emulate The Magic Of Cash On Delivery?

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Flipkart Aims To Bag Snapdeal For $400M

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Can a former OYO Rooms executive build a rival hotel aggregator that lasts?

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Will Flipkart’s One-Stop App Script A WeChat-Like Success Story?

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Why Flipkart Needs More Than SoftBank To Take On Amazon

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Buoyed By Big 10 Sale, Flipkart To Further Expand Private Label

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MobiKwik Stops Cashback To Start Loyalty Programme, Reduce Burn By 25%

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Is This Flipkart’s Last Fundraise On Road To IPO?

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart’s recent fundraise of $1.4 billion (around Rs 9,000 crore), the biggest-ever in the country’s burgeoning consumer internet sector, has undoubtedly filled its coffers for now, but it also begs some important questions. Will this be…

Snapdeal Pay Hike: Face-Saving Gimmick Or Bid To Retain Talent?

Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, which runs online marketplace Snapdeal, is reportedly giving out pay hikes of up to 15% to its employees even as talks of its merger with India’s biggest e-commerce company Flipkart are fast progressing. Sanchit Vir Gogia,…

Will Amazon’s Food Retail Foray End BigBasket’s Reign At The Top?

Seattle-based e-tailing giant Amazon.com, Inc has sought government approval to enter India’s food-retailing sector with investments totalling $515 million (Rs 3,368 crore) over the next five years. The company, which is already the number 2 player in India’s fast-growing e-commerce…

India’s E-Commerce Groups Urge To Stop Alibaba

A decade after allowing Amazon to start what would become India's largest online marketplace, Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal appealed for government protection against his former employer. "Alibaba could approach the e-commerce unit as a complement to Paytm's core business, hoping…

The Metric That Indian Startups Once Swore By Is Now Being Blamed For All The Sector’s Ills

Till a few years ago, profitability received the step-child treatment from Indian e-commerce entrepreneurs. “While startups did extremely well by using their public relations muscle to ensure that GMV becomes the industry’s darling, it’s no more than a cover up…

Here’s The Scary Truth: Almost Every Major Indian Startup Has Made The Same Mistakes As Snapdeal

India’s bustling startup ecosystem is in a state of hysteria as e-commerce major Snapdeal implodes. “I believe other startups will follow suit and by March more layoffs will be announced in other firms. There isn’t any choice. Companies will have…

Are Job Cuts At Snapdeal A Precursor To Its Merger With Alibaba And Paytm?

If Snapdeal follows the rule of the game, the company would deny any kind of merger talks with rival Paytm, or with investor Alibaba, unless a deal is concluded, at least verbally. “It will offer a new lease of life…

India’s 3rd Biggest E-Commerce Firm Snapdeal Is Cutting 600 Jobs, And There Could Be More To Come

The e-commerce industry in India has received another blow. On Wednesday, India’s third biggest e-commerce firm Snapdeal announced that it will be laying off employees. Though the company refrained from giving out exact numbers of people to be given the…

Is Flipkart Clawing Back In The Game Against Amazon?

In early signs of a reversal in fortunes, Flipkart has outrun rival Amazon India in gross sales in two consecutive months, after trouncing the US-based ecommerce company with its Big Billion Day sales in October. The Indian ecommerce giant recently…