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

Ola, Uber told to stop ride-pooling in Bengaluru; Paytm Mall controls cash burn

Om Athavale

The transport commissioner of Karnataka has ordered cab aggregators Ola and Uber to immediately withdraw their ride-pooling feature, ....

1 July, 2019
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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

Paytm Mall estimates fraud of up to Rs 10 crore in cashback scheme

Payal Ganguly

Paytm Mall, the online marketplace owned and operated by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd, has estimated that the range of seller fraud ....

15 May, 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

Paytm Mall may raise up to $200 mn from eBay; OYO makes first acquisition in China

Binu Paul

Paytm Mall is in talks with global e-commerce firm eBay Inc. to raise up to $200 million (Rs 1,380 crore at current exchange rate), ....

27 March, 2019
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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

Paytm Mall pivoting from consumers to merchants, rejigging management

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is pivoting from its consumer-facing business to wholesale and offline-to-online (O2O) segments, due to heightening ....

29 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

E-commerce firms in a fix after govt issues new norms for vendors

Payal Ganguly

E-commerce companies including market leaders Flipkart and Amazon were dealt a blow on Wednesday after the government barred them ....

26 December, 2018
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Flashback 2018: Unicorns, Chinese cheques drive buzz in startup ecosystem

Binu Paul

India’s startup ecosystem took a long stride towards maturity this year, as several big-ticket acquisitions and funding ....

24 December, 2018

Will Paytm Mall’s new wholesale biz help it catch up with Flipkart, Amazon?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm Mall is moving to take greater control of inventory on the e-commerce platform as it looks to bridge the gap with rivals ....

15 November, 2018

Paytm parent clocks five-fold rise in FY18 revenue, e-commerce arm’s loss balloons

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

One 97 Communications Ltd, the parent of digital payments and financial services firm Paytm, has clocked a nearly five-fold rise ....

29 October, 2018

Exclusive: Shopping platform Naaptol raises fresh funding after three-year gap

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Naaptol Online Pvt. Ltd, which runs an omnichannel shopping platform, is on course to raise $15 million (around Rs 109 crore at ....

10 September, 2018

Amazon gets leg-up over local e-commerce rivals by launching Hindi app

Reuters

Amazon.com on Tuesday launched a Hindi version of its mobile website and app for Android smartphones in a bid to make deeper inroads ....

4 September, 2018

Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma takes a pay cut in FY18

Dearton Thomas Hector

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder and chief executive of One97 Communications Ltd, took a salary cut for the financial year ended ....

31 August, 2018

Paytm Mall to tie up with BigBasket, other retailers to take on Flipkart, Amazon

Reuters

Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China’s Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as ....

30 August, 2018

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway bets on Paytm

Anand J

Billionaire Warren Buffett-led multinational conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway has picked up a stake in One97 Communications Ltd, ....

27 August, 2018

It's only August but 2018 is already the best year for Indian unicorns

Dearton Thomas Hector

More unicorns have emerged out of India in the first seven months of 2018 than in any previous year, as venture capital investors ....

10 August, 2018

An Indian e-commerce pioneer on why Flipkart deal makes little sense for Walmart

K Vaitheeswaran

The Walmart-Flipkart deal means different things to different stakeholders.  For Flipkart's founders, the deal is ....

10 May, 2018

Paytm Mall tries to take shopkeepers online in bid to boost market share

Anirban Ghoshal

Paytm Mall is trying to attract more sellers to its online marketplace by launching a couple of new initiatives for offline stores ....

2 May, 2018