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

Meat e-tailer Licious expands ops to more cities

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Licious, an online platform which sells meat and fish, has expanded its operations to Mumbai and Pune.  Licious co-founder ....

26 April, 2019

Amazon eyes expansion of food retail business in India

Binu Paul

After overcoming regulatory hurdles, US-headquartered retail giant Amazon is aggressively expanding its food retail business in ....

25 April, 2019

Is eBay the best bet for reviving Paytm Mall’s fortunes?

Binu Paul & Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The word on the street is that global e-commerce firm eBay Inc is mulling a third strategic bet on an Indian online marketplace ....

23 April, 2019

Flipkart opens second data centre in India

Shweta Sharma

Flipkart has announced the launch of a data centre in Hyderabad and an investment in Telangana to strengthen the technology ....

23 April, 2019

Logistics startup Shadowfax beefs up top deck with two hires

Kavya Kothiyal

Bengaluru-based logistics startup Shadowfax Technologies Pvt. Ltd has beefed up its top leadership by hiring two new executives. Shadowfax ....

18 April, 2019

Govt-owned online marketplace GeM records big jump in GMV

Payal Ganguly

Government e-Marketplace (GeM), the national public procurement portal which offers products and services to central and state ....

15 April, 2019

Why a Snapdeal-ShopClues merger would be a win-win scenario

Binu Paul & Payal Ganguly

A potential merger between second-tier e-commerce companies Snapdeal and ShopClues opens up an interesting playground at the next ....

11 April, 2019

Pitney Bowes teams up with Delhi startup Shyplite for new shipping platform

Anand J

E-commerce software technology firm Pitney Bowes and logistics technology startup Shyplite have partnered to provide a shipping ....

10 April, 2019

Zoho steps into e-commerce with business-operations platform Commerce Plus

Payal Ganguly

Marking its foray into e-commerce, global provider of cloud-based business apps, Zoho Corporation, has launched Commerce Plus, ....

9 April, 2019

Influencer-driven e-commerce app Bulbulshop secures funding

Payal Ganguly

Influencer-driven online commerce app Bulbulshop Shopping Network has raised Rs 14.05 crore (around $2.03 million) in funding ....

26 March, 2019

Pravega Ventures’ Mukul Singhal on why early-stage tech investing is on an upswing

Kavya Kothiyal

When Mukul Singhal and Rohit Jain, former fund managers with SAIF Partners, founded Pravega Ventures more than three years back, ....

20 March, 2019

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

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


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

12 February, 2019

New FDI rules: Amazon's grocery service revives after disruption

Reuters 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