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
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What the Future Retail investment brings to the table for Amazon

Binu Paul

Late last week, Seattle headquartered ecommerce giant Amazon acquired an indirect stake of nearly 3.6% in Future Retail, India’s ....

26 August, 2019

Deals Roundup: Amazon buys into Future Retail; technology startup funding slumps to $21 mn

Team TC

In an unusually lacklustre week for dealmaking, only nine Indian technology startups shored up a meagre $21 million in funding ....

23 August, 2019

Amazon to buy 49% stake in Future Coupons in offline retail push

Team TC

In its latest move to expand its presence in India’s brick-and-mortar retail sector, Seattle-headquartered ecommerce Amazon ....

23 August, 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
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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 new FDI rules could dent Amazon’s expansion plans in India

Binu Paul

The government’s recent revision of norms related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce may scuttle US-headquartered ....

15 January, 2019

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
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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

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

Aim to turn profitable in six months, says Craftsvilla founder Manoj Gupta

Disha Sharma

Ethnic products e-tailer Craftsvilla has raised nearly $53 million from marquee investors such as Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture ....

26 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

PTI

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

Rocket Internet, others invest in BedBathMore.com

Priya Prasad

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

16 May, 2016

Future Group to acquire FabFurnish.com

Debjyoti Roy

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

6 April, 2016