Flipkart automates sorting operations at Bengaluru facility

Payal Ganguly

Walmart-backed online marketplace Flipkart announced a large-scale deployment of robot-based sortation technology at its Soukya ....

20 March, 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL against Amazon, Flipkart for flouting FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

On Monday, a Delhi High Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Rajendra Menon, dismissed a public interest litigation that sought ....

19 March, 2019
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Digital insurance startup Acko raises $65 mn in Series C funding

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mumbai-based online startup Acko General Insurance Co. Ltd has raised $65 million (Rs 452.3 crore) in a Series C round of funding ....

13 March, 2019

B2B marketplace Moglix gets Flipkart CEO’s backing

Kavya Kothiyal

Online business-to-business (B2B) industrial goods marketplace Moglix has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Kalyan ....

11 March, 2019

From groceries to e-tailing, hyperlocal delivery startups back in the limelight

Kavya Kothiyal

Last month, food-tech unicorn Swiggy started offering home delivery of groceries and other daily essentials. And last week, Reliance ....

6 March, 2019

Paytm balloons to super app, walks in Flipkart's footsteps

Payal Ganguly

Paytm-owner One97 Communications has launched a customer loyalty programme called Paytm First comprising offers on its own services ....

5 March, 2019
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Flipkart to charge higher commission from apparel vendors

Payal Ganguly

Online retailer Flipkart has increased the commission it charges sellers of apparel and accessories on its platform in a move ....

4 March, 2019

Reliance acquiring majority stakes in Grab, C-Square to boost hybrid commerce biz

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has agreed to acquire an 83% majority stake in Mumbai-based hyperlocal delivery ....

4 March, 2019

Flipkart losses widen five times on finance costs from down-round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart’s losses widened five times chiefly on account of finance costs from a down-round even ....

26 February, 2019

Walmart 'disappointed' with FDI norms for e-commerce but confident about Flipkart

Payal Ganguly

Walmart’s honeymoon with Flipkart is far from over as the US-headquartered retail giant said that the cost of complying ....

20 February, 2019
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Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal invests $92 mn in Ola

Binu Paul

Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested Rs 650 crore ($92 million) in ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates cab-hailing ....

19 February, 2019

Technology to help us automate decision-making, remove human discretion: Kishore Biyani

Anand J

Future Group's Kishore Biyani has been a vocal critic of the Indian e-commerce sector, which is dominated by discounts and ....

18 February, 2019

Naspers Ventures’ Ashutosh Sharma on why startups must focus on building platforms

Kavya Kothiyal

Naspers has long been one of the most prolific technology investors in India, with the South African conglomerate outpacing many ....

14 February, 2019

ITC pilots FMCG e-commerce store in major metros

Payal Ganguly

Indian fast-moving consumer goods major ITC has announced that it is piloting its e-commerce venture, itcstore.in, in Delhi-NCR, ....

11 February, 2019

Cloudtail undergoes ownership restructuring to return to Amazon marketplace

Binu Paul

Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest sellers on e-commerce major Amazon India, has undergone a restructuring of ownership ....

7 February, 2019

Livspace appoints former Flipkart exec as marketing head

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online home décor startup Livspace has appointed former Flipkart executive Kartikeya Bhandari as its chief marketing officer ....

7 February, 2019

Myntra denies owning stakes in sellers, claims compliance with new FDI norms

Payal Ganguly

Fashion retailer and Flipkart subsidiary Myntra has said it does not own any equity stakes in sellers on its platform, indicating ....

6 February, 2019

Flipkart CEO dismisses Morgan Stanley warning on likely Walmart exit

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart has refuted brokerage firm Morgan Stanley's warning that Walmart Inc. may exit the Indian company because of the ....

6 February, 2019

In numbers: Can Flipkart, Amazon sustain growth momentum after policy tweaks?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The underlying theme of India’s decision to revise the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce was to force ....

5 February, 2019

Amazon converts sellers Appario and Cloudtail into wholesale entities: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

To comply with the new foreign direct investment rules, e-commerce major Amazon India will make two of its largest sellers, Cloudtail ....

4 February, 2019

Ola lost Rs 1.5 for every rupee earned in FY18

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which operates homegrown cab-hailing major Ola, reported a nearly 57% rise in operating revenues and ....

1 February, 2019