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…

Losses of Flipkart, Amazon & Snapdeal would have allowed ISRO to go to Mars 24 times

At Rs 11, 754 crore, the combine losses of ecommerce majors Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal is almost equal to the annual budget of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). "To be able to curtail losses, it is critical for these…

Funds Dried Up And Valuations Fell: The Year That Was For Startups

The biggest change for technology startups came on November 8, when the government announced its decision to ban currency notes of Rs 500 and 1,000. Suddenly technology became a large driver for commerce. While retail sales in pockets dropped up…

First Casualty Of Donald Trump’s Win? eBay Sacks India Product Team

Online marketplace eBay will shut its global development centre in Bengaluru, laying off staff and taking back work to Silicon Valley on the day Donald Trump got elected as the 45th President of United States on promise of bringing back…

How It Made Itself Indian: The Amazing Rise Of Amazon In The Country

“This is just the beginning… we are building the most customer-centric company based on a large selection, low prices and fast delivery,” says Amit Agarwal, head of Amazon India. “E-commerce is so fast you cannot afford to make too many…

Ankur Warikoo Working On A New Script For Nearbuy

An old lady runs through the narrow corridors of a slum, chasing two thieves, who had apparently robbed her bag. Twenty seconds into the chase, the old lady grabs them and hits them on to the ground. The video ends…

‘Prime’ Isn’t Just For Faster Deliveries, It Has Got More In Store, Says Amazon

Amazon is encouraging customers to sign-up on Prime, its premium membership service, which is essentially the US-based e-commerce giant’s biggest loyalty program. And the hook is faster deliveries. “It becomes a e-commerce platform of choice once you have purchased a membership,”…

FirstCry Acquires BabyOye; Raises $34 Mn

Online baby products retailer FirstCry has agreed to acquire auto-to-software conglomerate Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s baby-care business BabyOye in a cash-and-stock deal that will help it consolidate its presence in the growing segment through an omni-channel strategy. Sanchit Vir Gogia,…

Tips To Make Online Shopping A Truly Rewarding Experience

It's past midnight. Rick and Nina sit glued to their laptops, waiting to hit the ‘Buy Now’ button. The online Pre-Christmas sale will start any minute and they are hoping to buy their favourite gadgets at less than half the…

Wal-Mart, Flipkart Deal Talks: $1 Bn Is A Pittance But Retail Giant May Be Just Testing The Waters

India’s retail space dominated by home-grown market leader Flipkart, with Jeff Bezos-founded Amazon following it, is being infused with increased funding if one were to go by news reports that Wal-Mart is pumping in $1 billion into Flipkart. Sanchit Vir…

Snapdeal Turns Into Your Shopping Assistant To Survive E-commerce Battle

In order to break away from the herd of e-commerce players who fight on discounts, faster delivery and selection, Snapdeal wants to be your shopping assistant. “Kunal (Bahl) has shown very progressive mindset by proposing the use of predictive and…

Coming Soon To A Website Near You: The Carnage Of Indian E-commerce

At 148 years old, India’s salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Group wants to get hip and cool. So, for its first big gamble on India’s booming e-commerce space, the group says it will only sell Camels—that’s short for “certified authentic merchandise everybody loves”—on its…

How to deal with packaging waste

As Indians start buying more things online, it is placing a lot of stress on disposal and management of packaging waste. For Kartik Subramanium, a techie, buying online was a cool thing to do. “From clothes to groceries, I shopped online,”…

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…

Online festive sale: Second time around is twice as nice – Financial Express

If you missed buying your favourite mobile, apparel or furnishing item on popular e-commerce sites like Amazonand 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 win in Amazon vs Flipkart discount war – ET Brand Equity

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 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 – Zee News

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 discount war – Business Standards India

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 – Economic Times

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…