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…

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Losses Could Have Paid For Printing Notes After Demonetisation

Funded by foreign investors and parent companies, India’s leading e-commerce firms -- Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal -- have increased its losses by 51% in just one year to Rs 11,754 crore, to fund growth and dole out discounts to gain…

投资无回报?印度多个电商平台面临亏损问题

据美国石英网12月27日报道,亚洲第三大经济体印度的电子商务零售商正努力弥补企业亏损。 据报道,在投资者投入百万资金后期待回报之际,Flipkart、亚马逊等电商企业采取积极投放广告和打折促销的方式来吸引消费者。但截止2016年3月31日的年度财务报告显示,许多在线零售商虽然收入大幅增长,但是亏损也在增加。 “我对这些亏损不是太担忧,”研究咨询公司“Greyhound Research”首席分析师兼首席执行官Sanchit Vir Gogia说,“我真正担心的是这些公司的产品质量以及管理。比如说,如果他们的产品销售额增加了,那么生产成本也会增加,从而导致亏损,这种情况是让我非常担心的。” [Source1] | [Source2] | [Source3] | [Source4] | [Source5] | [Source6] | [Source7] | [Source8] | [Source9] | [Source10] | [Source11] | [Source12] | [Source13]

For All Their Stellar Sales Figures, India’s E-commerce Firms Are Also Struggling With Mounting Losses

E-tailers in Asia’s third-largest economy are in fix. With investors demanding results after pouring in millions worth of funding, companies such as Flipkart and Amazon have resorted to aggressive advertising and discounting to attract customers. But while that has paid…

Telecom Wars To Continue In 2017, Consolidation Seen

Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & CEO of the Research & Advisory firm Greyhound Research, said operators would focus more on the enterprise side to push revenues. “Revenue is a challenge, particularly in the B2C space; we will see telcos focusing on the…

$130-b Software Sector Braces For Currency Correction

After TCS and Mindtree set the alarm bells ringing with their cautionary outlook, exporters in the $130-billion sector are bracing for currency volatility, as global currencies have depreciated sharply against the dollar in the recent past. The slowdown can also…

Infra Service Can’t Bring Home the Bacon for HCL

HCL Technologies needs to rethink its strategy as its fastest-growing vertical, infrastructure services business, has been slowing down with clients shifting to cloud technology , experts said, suggesting increased investment to push other businesses at India's fourth largest information technology…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Persistent Systems (@persistentsys) Q2 net profit up 17.3% to Rs71.3 crore #Press #Media @mint

Revenue in the September quarter rose 7.4% from the year ago period to Rs464 crore “Despite wage hike and expenses on skill development for employees, the quarter has been very strong with positive margins,” said Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst…

#GreyhoundInMedia: Microsoft’s India (@MicrosoftIndia) Revenue Doubles; PAT at Rs 96.85 Crore #Press #Media #CommunicationsToday

Microsoft's revenue in India more than doubled last year, helped by users upgrading their Windows operating systems with bundled Office offerings, and the company sold products and licences worth Rs 1,973.94 crore in the country, according to a filing at the Registrar of…

#GreyhoundInMedia: @Microsoft’s India revenue doubles; PAT at Rs 96.85 crore #Press #Media #Economic Times

Microsoft's revenue in India more than doubled last year, helped by users upgrading their Windows operating systems with bundled Office offerings, and the company sold products and licences worth Rs 1,973.94 crore in the country, according to a filing at the Registrar of…

#GreyhoundInMedia: 马恒达科技公司第一季度利润下降 8% #Press #Media #Cailiao

马恒达科技公司,印度第五大软件服务公司,表示第一财季盈利下降8%,错过分析师的预期,较高的签证和雇佣成本。净利润下降至631亿卢比,在三个月截止六月三十日,从去年同期的686亿卢比,该公司周四表示。利润从之前三个月上涨了2.7%。马恒达科技公司的营收同比增长24.8%,至5122亿卢比。41个调查的分析师预计收入为5078.3亿卢比,而38个分析师预计净利润为680.4亿卢比,在6月的季度。以美元计算,收入上升18.1%,至8.55亿第二季,从上一季度的3.63%。   该公司将专注于数字化的举措和物联网,所谓的互联网,并增加其在西亚,墨西哥和巴西,董事总经理兼行政总裁,CP Gurnani说。“虽然该公司已经扩增其意图,是一个新时代的系统集成和服务的数字机遇,新交易的收入仍偏向传统业务线,”首席分析师和研究公司的首席执行官,Sanchit Vir Gogia说 。 To read the Full Article, click here: Cailiao

#GreyhoundInMedia: Wipro likely to beat Nasscom’s growth estimates this fiscal, say analysts #Press #Media #CommunicationsToday

Despite a tepid guidance for the first quarter of this year, fuelled by multi-million dollar deals in the past few months, Wipro is expected to beat Nasscom’s 13-15 per cent growth estimates for the 2015 fiscal. Analysts believe that on the…