To groom new hires, startups throw a 100-day challenge
Companies like Swiggy, BigBasket, Pepperfry, MobiKwik and others are gearing up to make the first 100 days as informative and experiential as possible for new joinees.
E-commerce firms line up sops to retain delivery staff
Intense competition for talent at the bottom of pyramid is making companies like BigBa...
Amazon India ahead of Flipkart, claims Amit Agarwal
The global ecommerce giant’s country head says, Amazon India grew 64% in 2017 and at over...
Can Indian firms improve their crisis response record?
Heavyweights in Indian firms say most CEOs & promoters see CSR spend as the limit of their social responsibility. There’s reluctance to spend anything more.
Qtrove gets Rs 350 crore from BCCL’s Springboard
Qtrove will be using the funds to further intensify their marketing, customer acquisition efforts and vendor network through BCCL’s stable of print, television, radio and digital media.
Amazon Now rebrands to Prime Now with benefits for Prime members
The scheduled deliveries for all customers will continue in the four cities where Amazon Now operates – Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
YCook gets $5 m from Binny Bansal-backed O21 Cap, others
The funds will be used to improve factory, acquire certifications, boost marketing.
Expect grocery bills to fall as Flipkart readies entry
The e-tailer plans to launch grocery services in five cities by July.
With eye on talent, startups reinvent hiring strategies
As the war for talent continues, startups are going all out to reinvent their recruitment strategies in order to pick the very best candidates.
‘Food-only’ play not so palatable for retailers
Though 8 cos have filed applications to invest about $700 mn under food-only route, only a fraction of the amount said to have been invested so far.
Has the Flipkart-Walmart deal made smaller e-commerce players redundant?
Walmart has been propped up in India's e-commerce space almost overnight - much like Amazon five years ago. But where does that leave smaller players?
BigBasket wholesale generates Rs 1,176 cr turnover in FY'17
The company recently closed a $300-million round led by Alibaba and CEO Hari Menon expects to grow further with the infusion of capital.
Guess how much Sequoia executives made from Oyo
The windfall for the fund executives comes on the back of RA Hospitality, a special purpose vehicle domiciled in the Cayman Islands, recently buying Oyo shares worth $1.3 billion from these two venture firms on behalf of Agarwal.
We were never in discussions for merger with BigBasket: Grofers
"It was not (merger) talks, there was just one meeting about how the business is going and it just got blown out of proportion because of different reasons," Dhindsa told.
Alibaba seeks CCI nod to buy stake in BigBasket
"The proposed combination relates to the acquisition and purchase of shares of Supermarket Grocery Supplies by Alibaba Singapore," as per a CCI notice.
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