eBay picks up 5.5% stake in Paytm Mall

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

US-headquartered ecommerce firm eBay Inc has picked up a 5.5% stake in ecommerce marketplace Paytm Mall for an undisclosed amount ....

18 July, 2019

Walmart Labs acqui-hires two more startups in India

Tanmay Tiwary

Walmart Labs, the product development arm of Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail giant Walmart Inc, has acqui-hired two India-based ....

10 July, 2019
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Flipkart to replace 40% of delivery fleet with electric vehicles by early 2020

Binu Paul

E-commerce marketplace Flipkart will introduce electric vehicles for its last-mile deliveries, the Bangalore-based company said ....

27 June, 2019

Grofers converting grocery shops into brand stores; Flipkart to roll out SuperCoins: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Grofers India Pvt. Ltd is converting many grocery stores into its own branded outlets as the online grocery delivery company looks ....

27 June, 2019

CCI to study e-commerce market, reveal findings in August

Payal Ganguly

The Competition Commission of India today said it is conducting a study on India’s e-commerce market and will disclose initial ....

18 June, 2019

Commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets stakeholders from e-commerce, tech firms

Payal Ganguly

Means to monitor use of data and threats from foreign competition were some of the key aspects of discussion in a meeting conducted ....

18 June, 2019
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Walmart plans to deploy $1.2 bn for funding Flipkart's operations

Om Athavale

US-based Walmart Inc. is planning to deploy cash and cash equivalents worth $1.2 billion (Rs 8,337 crore at current exchange rate) ....

13 June, 2019

Walmart mulls deploying PhonePe tech in markets like US, Mexico

Payal Ganguly

Walmart, which owns 77% stake in Flipkart, will look at leveraging the homegrown e-commerce platform’s payments arm PhonePe ....

12 June, 2019

Why Bigbasket will dip its toes, but not dive into the physical grocery market

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Anand J

At a time when firms are looking to blend stores with e-commerce in their omni-channel attempt to attract customers, online grocer ....

10 June, 2019

Watch: Hari Menon on making Bigbasket a consumer staple

Anand J & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Marquee investors have been doubling down on India’s online grocery segment, with both Alibaba-backed Bigbasket and ....

10 June, 2019
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Amazon pours $417 mn more in India, one of its last growth frontiers after China exit

Kavya Kothiyal

E-tailer Amazon has made a fresh capital infusion in its India marketplace of Rs 2,900 crore ($417.5 million at current exchange ....

7 June, 2019

Walmart names Google exec Suresh Kumar as CTO, chief development officer

Om Athavale

US-headquartered retail giant Walmart has named Google executive Suresh Kumar as its chief technology officer and chief development ....

29 May, 2019

PhonePe seeks $1 bn from Tencent, Tiger Global; Lenskart may enter unicorn club: Reports

Binu Paul

PhonePe, the digital payments arm of Walmart-owned e-commerce giant Flipkart, is in discussions with leading global investors ....

27 May, 2019

Online sellers challenge CCI's clean chit to Flipkart in market dominance case

Payal Ganguly

The All India Online Vendors Association, a group of online sellers across multiple e-commerce platforms, has challenged the Competition ....

22 May, 2019

Shadowfax appoints former Myntra tech chief as independent director

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based logistics startup Shadowfax Technologies Pvt. Ltd has appointed former Myntra product and technology chief Shamik ....

20 May, 2019

Reliance to disrupt e-commerce sector, Paytm Mall’s biz model unsustainable: Forrester

Om Athavale

The size of India's online retail market is likely to touch $85 billion by 2023, Massachusetts-based market research company ....

17 May, 2019

Walmart reports significant decline in February-April operating profit on Flipkart inclusion

Payal Ganguly

US-based retail giant Walmart Inc. said it clocked a significant decline in global operating profit for the February-April quarter ....

17 May, 2019

Exclusive: Rural commerce enabler StoreKing raises $3 mn in fresh funding round

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru-based e-commerce enabler StoreKing, which helps small town retailers offer digital services, has raised $3 million (Rs ....

16 May, 2019

SoftBank leads $200 mn round in e-grocer Grofers

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Online grocer Grofers India Pvt. Ltd has raised more than $200 million (Rs 1,406 crore at current exchange rate) in a funding ....

15 May, 2019

SoftBank books profit in FY19 thanks to investments in Flipkart, OYO

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank has reaped the fruit of its Indian investments in e-commerce firm Flipkart and budget ....

10 May, 2019

Amazon’s vernacular language support arm Frontizo sets up second unit

Binu Paul

Frontizo Business Services Pvt. Ltd, the vernacular language support unit of e-commerce firm Amazon, is in the process of setting ....

9 May, 2019