On right track: Navigating India's address problem
The success of many e-commerce enterprises in India, from web-retailing to ride-hailing and food delivery, hinges on cracking the code to where customers live.
Paytm in talks to acquire travel company Via.com
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Grocery retail can be very exciting in times to come: Arvind K Singhal, Technopak Advisors
Having said so, e-commerce the excitement is for future. Their growth in terms of top line and the bottom line is coming only in the physical retail.
Grofers increases size of sales basket to Rs 768 crore
GST, marketing blitz, and a focus on popular products pay off for online grocer
Companies in the services sector are offering various incentives to make staff stay
The country’s largest online grocery startup Big Basket, which has close to 5,000 delivery employees and is present in 25 cities, kicked off productivity bonuses three months ago.
FabIndia, ITC part of government panel to help grow rural businesses
They will be part of a committee formed by the rural development ministry under the National Rural Livelihood Mission to design a long-term policy to achieve this objective.
Hoping for a different outcome, Paytm Mall has a different strategy to do business
The ecommerce market in India is primarily a duel between Flipkart and Amazon, but there is a new player in town. Backed by deep pockets of Alibaba, Paytm Mall can pose a significant challenge to the entrenched marketplaces.
60-day exclusive talks pact - Amazon wants BigBasket in its shopping cart
While signing the exclusivity clause will mean Amazon is the only strategic contender to buy BigBasket during the two-month period, sources said it does not stop the online grocery player from pursuing financial investors to shore up cash.
Indian startups scurry to learn from Silicon Valley scandals
"It has really hit us now that this can take on mammoth proportions," said investor Krishnan Ganesh.
Is the two certification system harming India's organic food market?
Since 2001, the government had been promoting organic farming through third party certification while over a hundred countries are willing to trade in PGS products.
Grofers gets DIPP approval for online trading of food products
Grofers was the first company to seek in August last year approval under the new policy notified by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, it said.
Abraaj, others put $150 million in the BigBasket
Online grocer BigBasket has raised $150 million (about Rs 1,000 crore) in funding led by Dubai’s Abraaj Group, as it seeks to establish.
BigBasket now to deliver goods on electric vehicles
Online grocery retailer BigBasket has signed on a range of electric vehicles to increase efficiencies and cut down on operating costs.
ET Startup Awards: Meet the women who brought in a change
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