Targeting high-frequency grocery segment, Amazon launches Fresh service in India

Binu Paul

Amazon India has introduced its urban food-delivery service Amazon Fresh as it looks to leverage the enormous potential of the ....

22 August, 2019

Online grocer Grofers enters dairy segment with launch of own brand

Om Athavale

Gurugram-based online grocery delivery startup Grofers India Pvt. Ltd said on Wednesday it is making its foray into the milk business ....

19 June, 2019

Swiggy gives BigBasket, Grofers food for thought with new hyperlocal service

Kavya Kothiyal

Food-tech unicorn Swiggy is diversifying its operations with the launch of a new hyperlocal service that will offer home delivery ....

12 February, 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

Exclusive: Milk delivery startup Doodhwala set to close Series A round

Kavya Kothiyal

Doodhwala, a startup which delivers milk and daily essentials on a subscription basis, is raising up to $12 million (around Rs ....

28 November, 2018

Amazon to pick up stake in supermarket chain More


Amazon and Indian private equity firm Samara Capital are making a joint investment that will give the online retail giant a stake ....

20 September, 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

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

To decode Alibaba's India strategy, look no further than Paytm Mall

Binu Paul & Anand J

As foreign players hone in on India, Alibaba is doing things its own way as it seeks to gain a foothold in the online retail space. ....

13 February, 2018

Grofers FY16 revenue drops, losses widen

Disha Sharma

Locodel Solutions Pvt Ltd, the company behind hyperlocal delivery startup Grofers, reported a sharp drop in revenue and a multifold ....

11 January, 2017

Groceries startup Supr Daily secures funding from Venture Catalysts, angel investors

Shruti Jain

Mumbai-based daily consumables startup Supr Daily has raised an undisclosed amount of funding led by angel investors from Venture ....

21 December, 2016

Softbank-backed Grofers tweaks biz model to take on BigBasket

Varun Arora

For on-demand online grocery delivery service provider Grofers, 2016 has been a year of change. The Gurgaon-headquartered startup ....

5 December, 2016

Digital payments firm FreeCharge ties up with grocery retailer Heritage Fresh

Disha Sharma

Digital payments firm FreeCharge has entered into a strategic alliance with Heritage Fresh, a grocery retailer from South India, ....

4 November, 2016

Online grocery store Satvacart raises third round of angel funding

Disha Sharma

Online grocery store Satvacart has closed its third round of angel funding with the participation of serial entrepreneur and angel ....

25 October, 2016

Exclusive: ex-COO to start online grocery venture

Priya Prasad

Two former executives at property portal are starting an online grocery delivery venture, a segment that was investors' ....

17 October, 2016

Why hyperlocal grocery startup Zapmart wants to open offline stores

Nishant Sharma

Online hyperlocal grocery startup Zapmart plans to set up brick-and-mortar stores, as the Mumbai-based company seeks to avoid ....

7 September, 2016

Exclusive: Syska invests in hyperlocal grocery delivery startup Tokri

Nishant Sharma

Pune-based hyperlocal delivery startup Tokri has raised a pre-Series A round of funding from Syska LED group, a top company executive ....

1 August, 2016

Grofers lays off staff, revokes campus offers

Varun Arora

Tiger Global-backed grocery delivery firm Grofers has let go some employees and revoked campus job offers as part of a restructuring ....

29 June, 2016

Micro-delivery startup Milkbasket raises $500K from EVC, others

Nishant Sharma

Gurgaon-based Aaidea solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs micro-delivery grocery startup Milkbasket, has raised $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) ....

26 April, 2016

What PepperTap's shutdown means for e-grocery business

Arti Singh

India's third-largest e-grocer PepperTap shutting shop reveals the challenge of running a tech startup, expanding aggressively ....

26 April, 2016