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

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.

Milkbasket raises $5.5 million in Series-B funding: Details here

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.

Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here

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.

After UberEats, Zomato is eyeing to buy 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.

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

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.

Alibaba launches Yoli, a 'social-commerce' app to bag online deals

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.

Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore

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.

#FinancialBytes: 5 top coupon websites to save money in India

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.

#FinancialBytes: Best 'buy now, pay later' services available in India

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.

#KeralaFloods: India may refuse UAE's generous aid due to UPA-policy

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.

#KeralaNeedsYou: Here's how you can help the flood victims

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.

Grofers has shut down vegetables/fruits delivery in NCR, Bengaluru

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.

After Flipkart acquisition, Walmart to work with local kirana stores

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.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

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.

BigBasket replies to customer's post on delivery boys' inhumane treatment

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.

India's first Aadhaar Pay-enabled payment terminal launched

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.

China's Alibaba leads BigBasket's $300-million funding round

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.

Tata Sons buys Tata Motors' shares, eyes online grocery retail

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.

BigBasket eyes $200 million investment from Paytm Mall, Alibaba

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.

Walmart may soon enter India's e-commerce market via partnerships

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.

Reportedly, Paytm Mall to invest $200 million in BigBasket

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.

Amazon eyes BigBasket to tap into India's online grocery space

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.

SoftBank's tryst with India's start-up scenario

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.

BigBasket engages Grofers in merger talks eyeing SoftBank funding

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.

Flipkart to re-enter the grocery sector

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".

BigBasket looks to expand products and private labels next year

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.

Flipkart set to explore grocery sales, furniture market

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.