Online grocer BigBasket.com raises Rs 200-crore funding
With 12,000 products & 1,000 brands, BigBasket delivers food items such as fruits, vegetables, bakery, dairy products & frozen foods, to customers.
Online grocers like BigBasket, PepperTap, ZopNow and Localbanya to speed up delivery to outrun kiranas
Companies such as BigBasket, PepperTap...
Online grocer BigBasket eyes $1 billion value, raises $50 million
The fund-raising process currently underway - to propel forays into 50 tier...
Online grocer BigBasket plans to work with offline partners to secure its delivery dominance
BigBasket will also establish cobranded pickup points as well as sell its own brand of gourmet staples at its partner stores, aiming for significantly higher margins from this category.
Online grocers such as Amazon's Kirana Now and LocalBanya turn focus on timely delivery
The service offers convenience to customers and increases business for local stores. It is also cheaper for entrepreneurs to set up.
Online grocers like LocalBanya foray into Pune; challenge supermarkets like Big Bazaar
After BigBasket entered Pune in Dec, LocalBanya has now also forayed into Pune last month. This set the stage for startups to enter multiple cities this year.
To entice buyers, online grocers like BigBasket.com, LocalBanya.com target the taste buds
Online grocers like Meragrocer.com, BigBasket.com and LocalBanya.com are showcasing food recipes and blogs on their websites and selling all-in-one, do-it-yourself kits.
Online grocers like Bigbasket, Satvikshop and Ekstop all set to make the big leap home
Leading online retailer Indiatimes Shopping has made a toe-hold entry into the grocery space through its organic products portal satvikshop.com.
Road, net shutdowns disrupt e-commerce
Among the many disruptions caused by multicity agitations against the citizenship Act is the effect on deliveries and orders of large e-commerce operators. While online food delivery business has suffered a hit of 25-30%, other online categories have seen a drop of 3-5%, said businesses.
Companies are looking to hire digital, new age technology professionals in 2020
Demand for people with training in AI, machine learning, robotics, blockchain will double in 2020.
More preferring online grocery shops: BigBasket
BigBasket said it’s using its partnership with Chinese e-commerce giant- Alibaba to improve delivery and logistics.The retailer, which has shifted from dark stores to large warehousing format, has also implemented Alibaba’s bulk storage mechanism to optimize space.
Flipkart to start selling food through FarmerMart
In India, consumers spend about $500 bn on groceries annually. FarmerMart, with an authorised equity capital of Rs 1,845 crore, will sell items produced locally. Sales will initially be online, although the company can also sell through physical stores.
Abu Dhabi Capital Group backs Grofers
Grofers is expected to be valued at around $700 million after this fund-raise.
Amazon to use Prime Now for food delivery launch
Prime Now will serve as a platform focusing on high-frequency use cases of both food and grocery delivery, as Amazon looks to capture a bigger share of urban consumers.
Social e-commerce: Local focus for a bigger audience
DealShare, unlike most startups which operate from big cities like Bengaluru, operate from the Pink City.
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