Snapdeal, ShopClues, others form e-commerce lobby group

Kavya Kothiyal

E-commerce companies Snapdeal and ShopClues as well as a bunch of other startups have come together to launch The E-Commerce Council ....

13 March, 2019

India’s e-commerce market to hit $84 bn by 2021: Report

Binu Paul

As India’s retail market is expected to cross $1 trillion in value by 2021, the share of e-commerce will grow more than ....

27 February, 2019
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LimeRoad narrows losses in FY18 on 78% revenue spike

Kavya Kothiyal

Gurugram-based A.M. Marketplaces Pvt. Ltd, which runs social commerce platform LimeRoad, significantly narrowed its losses despite ....

27 February, 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

Data localisation in focus as govt unveils draft e-commerce policy

Payal Ganguly

The Indian government has issued a draft national e-commerce policy that aims to regulate cross-border data flow, fight piracy ....

25 February, 2019

Indian founders-led fashion startup Zilingo gets $226 mn in Series D round

Reuters

Southeast Asian fashion startup Zilingo said it has raised $226 million in its latest funding round from existing backers such ....

12 February, 2019
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New FDI rules: Amazon's grocery service revives after disruption

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc's grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail giant faced disruption ....

5 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

Draft e-commerce policy gathers steam as govt consults stakeholders

Payal Ganguly

The national draft policy on e-commerce has undergone stakeholder consultations four months after being revived in a new format, ....

4 February, 2019

New e-commerce rules: Flipkart, Amazon tell sellers to keep calm and carry on

Payal Ganguly

As the February 1 deadline to comply with India’s new e-commerce regulations draws nearer, online marketplaces Flipkart ....

28 January, 2019
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Digital tech driving emerging economies faster than ever before: Alibaba’s Luohan Academy

Vignesh Ananthraj

Mobile internet, e-commerce, mobile payments and internet-based services are driving emerging market growth faster than ever before, ....

25 January, 2019

Paytm Mall not bowing out of e-commerce race, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has dismissed reports that the company plans to scale down Paytm Mall, ....

25 January, 2019

Infibeam to sell subsidiary to B2B marketplace Tradohub

Binu Paul

Infibeam Avenues Ltd has agreed to sell its wholly owned subsidiary Infinium (India) Ltd to Ingenius E-commerce Pvt. Ltd, which ....

21 January, 2019

CCI approves Amazon’s joint acquisition of food retail chain More

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country’s anti-monopoly watchdog has approved private equity firm Samara Capital and e-commerce giant Amazon’s ....

18 January, 2019

E-tailers to lose 40% sales from February 2019: CRISIL report

Payal Ganguly

As e-commerce players look to restructure their businesses to comply with the revised foreign direct investment norms by 1 February ....

15 January, 2019

Amazon’s hiring spree continues in India amid expansion drive

Anand J

Amazon has more vacancies in India than in any other country apart from its home territory of the US.  There are 1,400 ....

14 January, 2019

Amazon’s bid to acquire supermarket chain More via JV hits regulatory hurdle

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country’s anti-monopoly watchdog has sought clarity on e-commerce giant Amazon’s role in the proposed acquisition ....

7 January, 2019

Amazon’s Rajeev Rastogi on how machine learning is solving delivery, payment issues

Anand J

With more than 100 million users registered on its platform, Amazon knows what Indians buy and how one region differs from another. ....

7 January, 2019

Explained: How e-commerce policy moves could shake up the sector

Payal Ganguly

Months after being put on ice, the draft e-commerce policy appears set for a comeback.  The government had proposed a ....

4 January, 2019

Urban Ladder's revenues rise, losses narrow significantly amid offline expansion drive

Binu Paul

Omnichannel furniture retailer Urban Ladder has managed to post a healthy increase in its operating revenues while significantly ....

2 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Social commerce, cross-border e-tailers make a mark

Payal Ganguly

US retailer Walmart’s purchase of 77% stake in India’s Flipkart was the e-commerce deal of the year, bringing big-bang ....

28 December, 2018