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  • Flipkart, Amazon's big push for private labels leaves local sellers unhappy Jun 21, 2017 04:58 PM IST

    Flipkart, Amazon's big push for private labels leaves local sellers unhappy

    Private labelled products allow e-commerce firms to earn much larger margins compared to the commissions earned through sellers that sell similar products.

  • How ShopX is easing procurement for kirana stores in India's small towns Jun 05, 2017 07:53 PM IST

    How ShopX is easing procurement for kirana stores in India's small towns

    The company's platform allows over 50,000 kirana stores to directly order products from the FMCG brands.

  • Matrix Cellular launches app, enters e-commerce space Apr 20, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    Matrix Cellular launches app, enters e-commerce space

    'Matrix Travel Companion App' is now available for free on Android and Apple iOS platform, Bollywood actress and Matrix Cellular Independent Director Gul Panag said.

  • Shopping on office desktops peak during office hours; mobile usage grows: study Apr 12, 2017 04:37 PM IST

    Shopping on office desktops peak during office hours; mobile usage grows: study

  • Flipkart to re-enter grocery segment Apr 07, 2017 07:37 PM IST

    Flipkart to re-enter grocery segment

    Locked in an intense battle with Amazon, homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart is looking at re-entering the grocery segment that accounts for a significant portion of India's retail industry.

  • Essar sells BPO company Aegis for $275-300 mn Apr 03, 2017 01:03 PM IST

    Essar sells BPO company Aegis for $275-300 mn

    Essar had in July 2014 sold Aegis USA Inc, an outsourcing and technology company with operations in the US, the Philippines and Costa Rica, to Teleperformance of Paris for USD 610 million.

  • Why a merger with Flipkart could be the only saving grace for eBay in India Mar 28, 2017 11:16 AM IST

    Why a merger with Flipkart could be the only saving grace for eBay in India

    The company which entered India in 2005, has lost the plot to local rivals. A merger with local rival Flipkart could be the only savior for the San Jose company if it wants to remain relevant in India against Amazon. A look at eBay's timeline in India.

  • New Adidas CEO targets faster sales, profit growth Mar 08, 2017 01:34 PM IST

    New Adidas CEO targets faster sales, profit growth

    Kasper Rorsted, the former chief executive of consumer goods firm Henkel who took over in October, said he was adding goals to an existing 2015-2020 strategic plan, putting more focus on company culture, ecommerce and efficency.

  • Snapdeal fate no surprise, startup model to blame: Mohandas Pai Feb 22, 2017 09:53 PM IST

    Snapdeal fate no surprise, startup model to blame: Mohandas Pai

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18, TV Mohandas Pai, the former Chief Financial Officer of Infosys, said new-age startups have no clear strategy and very poor execution.

  • Snapdeal secures online biz further through ISO certification Feb 13, 2017 02:24 PM IST

    Snapdeal secures online biz further through ISO certification

    The ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard which defines the requirements for an Information Security Management System to ensure that sufficient security controls are instituted within the certified organization, Snapdeal said in a statement here.

  • Snapdeal to fire 30% of its staff in the next two months: Report Feb 11, 2017 03:58 PM IST

    Snapdeal to fire 30% of its staff in the next two months: Report

    The company had sent out an e-mail to its managers earlier this week asking them to “right-size” their teams, according to a report in The Economic Times.

  • Bad news for logistics startups: Funding falls 68% in 2016 Feb 07, 2017 10:11 AM IST

    Bad news for logistics startups: Funding falls 68% in 2016

    Such startups, which are the backbone of e-commerce companies, managed to raise USD 124.61 million in 2016, significantly lower than the USD 385 million they had raised in 2015.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Reinforces government's commitment towards digital India Feb 02, 2017 11:11 AM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Reinforces government's commitment towards digital India

    A reduced withholding tax rate on fees for professional or technical services received by call centre businesses to 2% as against earlier rate of 10% would mean cash flow relief for companies in the call centre business in India.

  • Flipkart sets sights on kirana stores to reduce delivery costs Jan 31, 2017 09:15 AM IST

    Flipkart sets sights on kirana stores to reduce delivery costs

    E-commerce major Flipkart is putting in place a strategy to scale up a low-cost delivery model, which it piloted in a few cities in 2016, in about 50 cities this year. The move is aimed at slashing logistics costs and reduce pressure on delivery network.

  • Here‘s why 2017 will be an interesting year for Indian startups Jan 02, 2017 02:49 PM IST

    Here‘s why 2017 will be an interesting year for Indian startups

    From shutdowns to hockey stick curves, 2017 is expected to be a marquee year in Indian startup ecosystem. Even as companies with high cash burn and huge losses are expected to flounder for lack of investment, those who survive the trenches will see a beautiful valley ahead.

  • PE deals fall to $16 bn in 2016; Markets pin hope on new year Dec 27, 2016 12:32 PM IST

    PE deals fall to $16 bn in 2016; Markets pin hope on new year

    According to experts, the private equity space was abuzz with deal activities throughout the year, both in terms of exits and investments, but the kitty was smaller in comparison to 2015. In fact, most of the IPOs in 2016 were offer for sale by PE owners, which were well received among investors.

  • COMMENT: Why Amazon Prime Video can hurt Flipkart more than Netflix Dec 15, 2016 06:16 PM IST

    COMMENT: Why Amazon Prime Video can hurt Flipkart more than Netflix

    It‘s a no brainer that people watch TV more than they shop online. Thus a Prime Video will bring an internet user on the Amazon India platform more often in a week.

  • DHL eCommerce to invest Euro 70 mn to augment e-commerce Nov 16, 2016 08:10 AM IST

    DHL eCommerce to invest Euro 70 mn to augment e-commerce

    Through its subsidiary Blue Dart Express, this investment will go into the expansion of its air hubs in Delhi and Mumbai which are part of its network of 13 air hubs in India, the company said in a statement.

  • Jabong restructuring: CXOs exit post acquisition by Flipkart Nov 11, 2016 03:17 PM IST

    Jabong restructuring: CXOs exit post acquisition by Flipkart

    Chief Marketplace Officer, Ranjan Kant and HR Head Deepa Chadha are exiting the company in a move that may lead to more exits from the Gurgaon-based company, after its acquisition by Flipkart.

  • eBay Inc fires entire global product and tech team in India Nov 09, 2016 07:37 PM IST

    eBay Inc fires entire global product and tech team in India

    The US-based company had last year fired over 2,400 staff across the world, of which 350 were in India.

  • Amazon stops cash on delivery, Flipkart restricts the amount Nov 09, 2016 02:43 PM IST

    Amazon stops cash on delivery, Flipkart restricts the amount

    "Currently, we have temporarily stopped cash as a payment option for new orders. Customers that had already placed cash on delivery orders before midnight 8/11 can pay for their orders using debit or credit cards or currency of valid denominations," Amazon said in a statement.

  • 'Realty, consumer non-durable markets to be hit by notes ban' Nov 09, 2016 10:24 AM IST

    'Realty, consumer non-durable markets to be hit by notes ban'

    In a major fight against black money, fake currency, corruption and terror financing, Prime Minister Narendra Modi last nigh announced demonetisation of Rs 1,000 and Rs 500 notes with effect from today.

  • Hackers made fake websites to take advantage of Diwali sales Nov 03, 2016 11:52 AM IST

    Hackers made fake websites to take advantage of Diwali sales

    During festive sales such as Diwali, Boxing Day or Single's Day, such fake sites lure buyers to phish information from their phones or computers.

  • Diwali Sales: Stellar show by Amazon makes 236 sellers crorepati Nov 01, 2016 01:19 PM IST

    Diwali Sales: Stellar show by Amazon makes 236 sellers crorepati

    Amazon India claimed its best Diwali ever with small towns of India registering over 65 percent of its sales.

  • Amazon‘s India investment commitment on track: Amit Agarwal Nov 01, 2016 08:22 AM IST

    Amazon‘s India investment commitment on track: Amit Agarwal

    After Amazon.com‘s chief financial officer Brian Olsavsky said last week that even though the company‘s investments into its Indian arm have started to show results they hit the US parent‘s margins, Amazon India‘s chief Amit Agarwal has said that that Amazon‘s investments into India will continue as planned.

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