Shadowfax: This ‘Uber’ For Delivery Personnel Is Getting Logistics Right

Founded in April 2015, Shadowfax is an Uber of sorts for delivery personnel. Much like car drivers partner with ride-hailing companies, delivery men and women partner with Shadowfax through its Android app. It’s a freelancer model, according to Abhishek Bansal,…

Snapdeal将采取自营模式 追赶Flipkart和亚马逊

核心提示: 印度电商巨头Snapdeal将采取自营模式,由母公司Jasper Infotech Pvt旗下的子公司E-Agility Solutions Pvt负责这一自营模式。该举措与Snapdeal现在作为第三方电商平台的策略大为不同。此外,近日通过部署10万个核的OpenStack,Snapdeal获得成本降低、性能提升的好处。 Greyhound Research公司首席分析师桑切特·维尔·戈吉亚(Sanchit Vir Gogia)此前表示,“近几年,Snapdeal一直面临着身份认同的危机。Flipkart的优势是自主开发的强大的物流基础设施。亚马逊拥有多年的经验和雄厚的财力。但Snapdeal连物流问题都没解决,它会因为生态系统的缺失而尝到苦头。” Source: zgswcn.com |

How Jabong Dropped The Ball In Its Battle With Myntra

On July 26th, Gaurav Alagh, a former journalist turned entrepreneur, was having a bit of a bad day and he was getting rilled up on Twitter. His navy blue polo T-shirt hadn't come in, which he had ordered from fashion…

“Snapdeal is well-positioned to turn profitable in the next 2-3 years”- Kunal Bahl, CEO

Snapdeal recently expanded their e-commerce marketplace to include more service offerings through a ‘one-of-a-kind partnership’ with Zomato, Cleartrip, UrbanClap, and redBus. Now in a recent interview with Livemint, Kunal Bahl, CEO, Snapdeal, said that the company is now focusing on…

Snapdeal May Die A Slow And Painful Death

On June 8, American e-commerce major Amazon announced an additional $3-billion investment in India, making clear its intention to win in the country. This throws up a massive challenge for all homegrown e-commerce companies, among which Snapdeal could be hurt the…

Online festival sales: Second time around is twice as nice

If you missed buying your favourite mobile, apparel or furnishing item on popular e-commerce sites like Amazon and Flipkart in their recent Diwali sale between October 13 and 17, there’s no reason to despair. That’s because sale continues on other…

Online festive sale: Second time around is twice as nice

If you missed buying your favourite mobile, apparel or furnishing item on popular e-commerce sites like Amazon and Flipkart in their recent Diwali sale between October 13 and 17, there’s no reason to despair. That’s because sale continues on other sites like Snapdeal, Paytm and…

Consumers win in Amazon vs Flipkart discount war

With the onset of the festive season, it's raining discounts and even gold bars for customers of Flipkart and Amazon as both these e-retailers are trying to woo shoppers with best deals and grab market share. Both firms have invested…

Consumers are winners in Amazon vs Flipkart discount war

With the onset of the festive season, it's raining discounts and even gold bars for customers of Flipkart and Amazon as both these e-tailers are trying to woo shoppers with best deals and grab market share. Both firms have invested heavily on bringing the…

Consumers are winners in Amazon vs Flipkart discount war

With the onset of the festive season, it's raining discounts and even gold bars for customers of Flipkart and Amazon as both these e-tailers are trying to woo shoppers with best deals and grab market share. Both firms have invested…

Consumers are winners in Amazon vs Flipkart war

With the onset of the festive season, it's raining discounts and even gold bars for customers of Flipkart and Amazon as both these e-tailers are trying to woo shoppers with best deals and grab market share. Both firms have invested…

Why Do E-Commerce Firms Need The Billions?

Months after e-commerce major Flipkart raised $1.9 billion (about Rs 11,800 crore) in three rounds of funding in 2014, the Bengaluru-based company is again understood to be in talks to raise at least $500 million. “I believe the profit margins…

Lack of logistics hindering Indian e-tailers from selling overseas

Home-grown e-commerce companies such as Flipkart and Snapdeal, which have reached out to Indian artisans and small cottage industries, are unable to sell their products in the international market, while their global rivals such as Amazon and eBay are able…