Flipkart to lay off underperforming employees


India's largest e-commerce player Flipkart is sacking at least 700 employees, or over 3 per cent of its workforce, as it looks ....

29 July, 2016

Ola pulls the plug on Ola Store, Ola Café

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Cab-hailing startup Ola said on Thursday it has decided to shut down its hyperlocal delivery app Ola Store and the mobile-only ....

10 March, 2016

The curious case of Flipkart's valuation

Vivek Sinha

Orson Welles' Citizen Kane is a Hollywood classic. It starts with the mystery surrounding the dying word--Rosebud--of the newspaper ....

22 March, 2016

Is Ola shutting down hyperlocal grocery delivery service?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Close on the heels of e-commerce giant Flipkart shutting down its hyperlocal grocery delivery app Nearby, cab-hailing firm Ola ....

1 March, 2016

Flipkart appoints ex-Fidelity exec Nitin Seth as HR head

Disha Sharma

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has appointed Nitin Seth as chief people officer, it said in a press statement. ....

17 February, 2016

What's new about Flipkart's universal Windows 10 app

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart, the country's largest e-tailer, has launched a universal app for the new Windows 10 platform that Microsoft is rolling ....

14 January, 2016

Amazon overtakes Flipkart as most visited Indian e-com site: comScore

Binu Paul

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc said on Monday it has become the most visited e-commerce site in India beating local rival Flipkart ....

14 December, 2015

How Flipkart is going through a top-level churn

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart, the country's largest e-commerce venture, seems to be a poaching ground for India's fast-growing consumer internet startups. At ....

9 December, 2015

Ola hires Joy Bandekar from Flipkart to head new initiatives

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Ola, the country's largest cab aggregator, has hired Joy Bandekar from e-commerce firm Flipkart as its corporate president to ....

7 December, 2015

Flipkart hires Tata Communication's Sanjiv Saddy to manage corporate affairs

Varun Arora

Flipkart, the country's largest e-commerce firm, has appointed former Tata Communication's executive Sanjiv Saddy as senior vice ....

7 December, 2015

Flipkart picks up minority stake in MapmyIndia

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has acquired a minority stake in GPS navigation and location-based services ....

3 December, 2015

Snapdeal hit by 'app ratings' protest, Flipkart's Bansal supports rival

Varun Arora

E-commerce marketplace Snapdeal seems to be facing the brunt of its brand ambassador Aamir Khan's recent comments on rising intolerance ....

25 November, 2015

QikPod raises $9M from Flipkart, Accel and others

Varun Arora

QikPod, a yet-to-be-launched startup founded by serial entrepreneur Ravi Gururaj that will offer locker services, has raised ....

30 November, 2015

Exclusive: MakeMytrip CTO Sharat Singh joins Flipkart

Adith Charlie

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has appointed MakeMyTrip's chief technology officer Sharat Singh as vice president ....

2 November, 2015

How Flipkart as a marketplace and its top vendor grew last year

Team TC

India's top online retailer Flipkart is estimated to have continued to generate bulk of its sales from what was legally its former ....

13 November, 2015

Etailers rake in big numbers in festive sales

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

India's three biggest e-tailers – Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon – claim to have sold products worth thousands of ....

19 October, 2015

Flipkart launches grocery delivery app Nearby

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has started delivering daily usage products through a new standalone app Christened ....

6 October, 2015

Flipkart names Samardeep Subandh marketing chief

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Flipkart has named Samardeep Subandh as its chief marketing officer in the latest top-level appointment at the online retailer. Subandh, ....

21 October, 2015

Peek at ad blitzkrieg of e-commerce firms in the festive season

Anushree Bhattacharyya,

Flipkart, Amazon India, Snapdeal and a host of online shopping sites are flooding newspapers and television channels with advertisements, ....

15 October, 2015

Flipkart gets senior execs from Amazon, Google & Microsoft

Disha Sharma

The country's largest e-commerce venture Flipkart has made three senior-level appointments to strengthen its delivery, accounting ....

22 September, 2015

Flipkart now valued at $15.2B, says company

Manu P Toms

Ending months of speculation, India's top e-commerce venture Flipkart, has now acknowledged that it recently raised $700 million ....

25 September, 2015