In Brief: CCI approves Amazon’s plan to buy a minority stake in Future Group; Ola restructures operations

Tanmay Tiwary

Anti-trust regulator Competition Commission of India has approved Amazon’s plan to acquire a minority stake in Mumbai headquartered ....

29 November, 2019

The reason behind Uber India’s restructuring; Govt flags digital payments risks amid WhatsApp breach

Tanmay Tiwary

Uber recently restructured its India business. The government has expressed concerns over allowing social media companies into ....

4 November, 2019

Amazon to sell products through Future Retail, More and Shoppers Stop: Report

Team TC

US-based ecommerce giant Amazon is aggressively pushing its offline retail play in India as it looks to sell a range of products ....

5 September, 2019

Future Group’s tech division partners MoEngage to drive consumer engagement

Om Athavale

Tathastu, the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning platform of Kishore Biyani-led Future Group, has picked San Francisco-based ....

16 July, 2019

Using AI, RPA to ease customer pain points: Future Generali Life Insurance's Byju Joseph

Shweta Sharma

In June last year, Future Generali India Life Insurance Company became the country’s first private insurer to enable customers ....

22 March, 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

How Haptik’s chatbots are helping large enterprises keep customers engaged

Shweta Sharma

Since June this year, chatbot platform Haptik has been working with Kishore Biyani-led Future Group to make shopping more interesting ....

31 October, 2018

Future Enterprises to pick up majority stake in digital payments startup LivQuik

Kavya Kothiyal

Kishore Biyani-led Future Enterprises Ltd has agreed to acquire a majority stake in LivQuik Technology (India) Pvt. Ltd, a Mumbai-based ....

3 October, 2018

Online-to-offline grocery firm Avenue11 strikes ad-for-equity deal with Brand Capital

Binu Paul

Online-to-offline grocery platform Avenue11, based in Bengaluru, has raised Rs 26 crore ($3.6 million) from Brand Capital, the ....

19 September, 2018

Future Lifestyle to acquire minority stake in fashion e-tailer Koovs

Team TC

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group will acquire more than a fourth of fashion e-commerce firm Koovs Plc, as the brick-and-mortar ....

4 July, 2018

Will Kishore Biyani be third time lucky with bet on online grocery biz?  

Binu Paul

As the Future Group takes another shot at e-commerce by launching a mobile app-based grocery delivery service, past failures and ....

27 April, 2018

Why click-and-mortar may be the key to cracking India’s grocery delivery business

Anand J

What are the keys to success in the grocery delivery business? BigBasket co-founder Hari Menon thinks a deep understanding of ....

8 February, 2018

Logistics firm Xpressbees raises $35 mn from Alibaba

Anand J

Logistics firm Xpressbees has raised Rs 225 crore (around $35 million) in its Series D round of funding from Singapore ....

30 January, 2018

Delhi-NCR startups lead funding activity in tepid week

Keshav Sunkara

Startup funding activity was muted this past week as only six startups raised venture capital and two companies secured angel ....

12 November, 2016

Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry gets $31 mn from existing investors

Disha Sharma

Furniture e-tailer Pepperfry has raised Rs 210 crore ($31.3 million) from existing investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., ....

21 September, 2016

Future Group to shut online venture Big Bazaar Direct

Varun Arora

Future Retail Ltd, which houses a string of retail chain formats, has decided to shut its online venture Big Bazaar Direct, according ....

30 August, 2016

Why Big Bazaar tied up with Paytm

Nishant Sharma

Kishore Biyani has been extremely critical of the business model followed by e-commerce companies in the past. The founder and ....

5 August, 2016

Future Group ties up with Paytm to take Big Bazaar online


Retail company Future Group has tied up with mobile payments and commerce platform Paytm to enable Paytm users to shop for Big ....

4 August, 2016

Alibaba, Myntra, Snapdeal, others queue up to buy Jabong

Binu Paul

Rocket Internet-incubated fashion e-commerce venture Jabong has re-initiated talks with a number of internet companies including ....

4 July, 2016

Rocket Internet, others invest in

Priya Prasad

Home décor portal, which is operated by  Mumbai-based Home Craft Online Pvt. Ltd, said it has raised an undisclosed ....

16 May, 2016

Future Group to acquire

Debjyoti Roy

Future Group has agreed to acquire Rocket Internet-backed online furniture and home furnishings store in an all-cash ....

6 April, 2016