27 Apr 2021
NewsBytes Briefing: Here's how deepfakes could end humanity, and more
Unknown perpetrators, using the power of deepfakes, duped Dutch politicians into believing they were video conferencing with Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's chief of staff.
27 Apr 2021
Database consisting of 20 million BigBasket users leaked online
Indian firms continue to be targeted by cybercriminals. After the recent MobiKwik and Domino's India leaks, it's the turn of online grocery giant BigBasket.
09 Nov 2020
#MassiveBreach: Data of two crore BigBasket users put on sale
Online grocery store BigBasket filed a police complaint in Bengaluru, after learning that data of two crore of its customer could have been compromised.
17 Aug 2020
Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push
As Amazon and Flipkart continue to take long strides in the Indian e-commerce segment, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is also looking to grow its online footprint.
22 Jun 2020
Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here
Online grocery start-up Milkbasket has raised $5.5 million in a Series-B round of funding.
25 May 2020
Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here
The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.
14 Apr 2020
After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy Grofers
A few months after acquiring UberEats, Zomato is looking to buy popular e-grocery start-up Grofers.
26 Mar 2020
Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police
Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.
24 Jan 2020
Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals
In a bid to expand its footprint in India, Chinese giant Alibaba has launched a new social commerce app called Yoli.
13 Jul 2019
Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.
14 Feb 2019
#FinancialBytes: 5 top coupon websites to save money in India
Online shopping has become more popular than ever before and almost everyone loves to shop online. However, when it comes to saving money on their online purchases, many don't have a clue on how to save.
02 Jan 2019
#FinancialBytes: Best 'buy now, pay later' services available in India
In India, "buy now, pay later" payment options are increasingly becoming popular among customers nowadays.
22 Aug 2018
#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy
The Indian government may not take UAE's help of Rs. 700 crore for relief after floods wreaked havoc in Kerala, following a policy formed by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
18 Aug 2018
#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims
The worst floods in a century have crippled Kerala, misplaced thousands, killed hundreds, and devastated homes. During this time of deluge, God's own country and its people need you.
16 Jul 2018
Grofers has shut down vegetables/fruits delivery in NCR, Bengaluru
It has been confirmed that Gurugram-based online grocery delivery service Grofers has shut down its vegetables and fruits delivery segment across NCR and Bengaluru.
06 Jun 2018
After Flipkart acquisition, Walmart to work with local kirana stores
Just a month after acquiring India's largest start-up and e-commerce platform Flipkart, Walmart is now planning to take hold of the country's kirana store business.
30 May 2018
Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news
Today the business space remained rocked up with a lot of happenings.
27 May 2018
BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment
E-retailer BigBasket issued a statement on Facebook regarding the allegations that the company's delivery boys were treated worse than humans.
28 Feb 2018
India's first Aadhaar Pay-enabled payment terminal launched
Bengaluru-based payment services company Ezetap has launched India's first open-platform, smart GPRS payment terminal which is enabled with Aadhaar Pay.
03 Feb 2018
China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round
Online grocery start-up BigBasket has raised $300 million in Series-E funding which was led by China's Alibaba Group. This is the largest investment raised by the company so far.
20 Sep 2017
Tata Sons buys Tata Motors' shares, eyes online grocery retail
Tata Sons purchased 1.7% shares of Tata Motors worth Rs. 2,000 crore at a premium of 4% over Monday's closing price.
29 Aug 2017
BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba
According to reports, online marketplace Paytm Mall and its principal investor Alibaba has extended the exclusivity period of their negotiations with online grocer BigBasket for two weeks.
12 Jul 2017
Walmart may soon enter India's e-commerce market via partnerships
American retailing multinational Walmart has been trying to dip its toe into the online market for some time now.
11 Jul 2017
Reportedly, Paytm Mall to invest $200 million in BigBasket
As per reports by FactorDaily, Paytm Mall is in talks to acquire a majority stake in BigBasket for $200 million.
14 Jun 2017
Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space
Amazon is currently exploring the possibility of buying online grocery site BigBasket in order to solidify its stance in India.
20 Apr 2017
SoftBank's tryst with India's start-up scenario
SoftBank may have tasted failure with Snapdeal but it still believes in making a profit with its Indian investments.
19 Apr 2017
BigBasket engages Grofers in merger talks eyeing SoftBank funding
According to sources, BigBasket has opened up a dialogue with its comparatively smaller rival Grofers for a possible merger.
10 Apr 2017
Flipkart to re-enter the grocery sector
After months of deliberation, Flipkart announced its second foray into the grocery sector which makes up "80% of the units bought in India".
23 Dec 2016
BigBasket looks to expand products and private labels next year
Online grocery platform BigBasket is eyeing further expansion into private labels and introducing a new range of products across its portal.
21 Nov 2016
Flipkart set to explore grocery sales, furniture market
Flipkart is reportedly eyeing more avenues for expanding its portfolio, with a new push towards online groceries and furniture.