Articles about Reliance Retail

Mukesh Ambani enters the elusive $100bn club alongside Bezos, Musk

09 Oct 2021

Business
Mukesh Ambani enters the elusive $100bn club alongside Bezos, Musk

Asia's richest person Mukesh Ambani has entered the world's most elite wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion, joining the likes of Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk.

Reliance Retail set to bring 7-Eleven stores to Indian shores

07 Oct 2021

Business
Reliance Retail set to bring 7-Eleven stores to Indian shores

Indian billionaire businessman Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Retail Ltd. will soon bring 7-Eleven Inc.'s convenience stores to India.

Reliance Retail raises Rs. 47,265cr from sale of 10% stake

20 Nov 2020

Business
Reliance Retail raises Rs. 47,265cr from sale of 10% stake

Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries announced that it has completed the sale of Rs. 47,265cr worth of stake in its retail arm, Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), to a group of foreign investors.

Reliance buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for Rs. 182cr

15 Nov 2020

Business
Reliance buys 96% stake in Urban Ladder for Rs. 182cr

Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL), has acquired a majority stake in online furniture retailer Urban Ladder, the company announced on Sunday.

Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

26 Oct 2020

Business
Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

The Future Group on Monday said that it was examining an order to stall a Rs. 24,713 crore (approximately $3.4 billion) asset sale to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

08 Oct 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Amazon unhappy with Future Group-Reliance deal, and more

Last night, Amazon expressed discontent over Future Group's deal to sell its businesses to Reliance Retail and issued the former a legal notice.

NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

07 Oct 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Apple launching iPhone 12 on October-13, and more

Last night, Apple sent out invites for a 'Hi, Speed' event.

NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

02 Oct 2020

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: US Senate subpoenas CEOs of Google, Facebook, Twitter

Last night, the US Senate Commerce Committee voted unanimously to issue subpoenas to the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

30 Sep 2020

Business
Reliance Retail scores Rs. 3,675cr from General Atlantic: Details here

The retail venture of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is going all guns blazing to take on Amazon and Walmart in India.

What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

30 Aug 2020

Business
What does Reliance and Future Group deal mean for India

In a major move, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries has announced the decision to buy businesses of Kishore Biyani-promoted Future Group for Rs. 24,713 crore.

Reliance could buy Milkbasket, Urban Ladder in e-commerce push

17 Aug 2020

Business
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.

Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

25 May 2020

Business
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.

Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

16 Apr 2020

Technology
Reliance and Facebook could team up for WeChat-like "super app"

Social media giant Facebook and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) could soon team up for a WeChat-like "super app".

All you need to know about Reliance's grocery business, JioMart

31 Dec 2019

Business
All you need to know about Reliance's grocery business, JioMart

In a major move, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has launched 'JioMart,' an e-commerce venture to deliver groceries.

Reliance Jio begins electric vehicle delivery trials for e-commerce venture

16 Nov 2019

Business
Reliance Jio begins electric vehicle delivery trials for e-commerce venture

We all know that Reliance Jio is planning to shake e-commerce space with a new venture focusing on the online-offline model.

Reliance to enter e-commerce sector to take on Amazon, Flipkart

18 Jan 2019

Business
Reliance to enter e-commerce sector to take on Amazon, Flipkart

The e-commerce landscape in India might change soon as Mukesh Ambani has announced his plans to enter the sector.

Mukesh Ambani overtakes Jack Ma to be Asia's richest person

13 Jul 2018

Business
Mukesh Ambani overtakes Jack Ma to be Asia's richest person

India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has now become Asia's richest man, overtaking Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma.

Reliance AGM highlights: JioPhone 2, Monsoon Hungama and more

05 Jul 2018

Business
Reliance AGM highlights: JioPhone 2, Monsoon Hungama and more

Months post the ultra-successful launch of the JioPhone, the company has announced a second version, the JioPhone 2.

26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University

21 Jun 2018

India
26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University

It's been a memorable couple of months for Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani. A little over a month after announcing her engagement, she has now completed her MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.

Jio's next gift to Indians: Laptops with SIM cards!

12 Apr 2018

Business
Jio's next gift to Indians: Laptops with SIM cards!

Jio knows how to disrupt the market, and if reports are to be believed, it is now planning another revolutionary product: laptops with cellular connections.

Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are engaged!

25 Mar 2018

India
Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta are engaged!

After much speculation, it's official: Akash Ambani, the scion of India's richest family, is engaged to Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamantaire Russell Mehta.

First reported case of JioPhone exploding, company calls it sabotage

23 Oct 2017

Technology
First reported case of JioPhone exploding, company calls it sabotage

After selling six million handsets in a matter of days, the JioPhone has now waded into controversy.

Second round of JioPhone bookings to start after Diwali: Reports

16 Oct 2017

Business
Second round of JioPhone bookings to start after Diwali: Reports

Reports have emerged that Reliance Jio will resume bookings for its JioPhone right after Diwali. "Likely from October end or November first week," a Reliance Retail channel partner has said.

Apple CEO 'joins' Akash Ambani at iPhone 8's India launch

29 Sep 2017

Business
Apple CEO 'joins' Akash Ambani at iPhone 8's India launch

In a first, Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed the media for an India launch event for iPhone 8.

JioPhone deliveries to start from September 21

02 Sep 2017

Business
JioPhone deliveries to start from September 21

Jio will start deliveries of its much-awaited JioPhone during the Navratri week starting September 21, a channel partner of Reliance Retail said.

Jio suspends pre-booking for its phone after "millions" placed orders

28 Aug 2017

Business
Jio suspends pre-booking for its phone after "millions" placed orders

In just four days, "millions" have placed orders for the JioPhone, leading to the company suspending pre-bookings for now.

JioPhone pre-booking to start on 24th August

24 Aug 2017

Business
JioPhone pre-booking to start on 24th August

Pre-booking of the JioPhone will start today at 5:30 pm through its website, app and all retail stores, the company has announced.

Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

22 Aug 2016

Business
Army canteens are the most profitable retail chains in India

According to a report published in the Economic Times, India's most profitable retail chain is run by the Indian defence services.