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Localbanya.com signs pact with Vinculum Solutions to power fulfillment needs
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Big-Basket buys Delyver in a cash-and-stock transaction
BigBasket will use the Delyver fleet to reach orders within 90 minutes, directly competing with other delivery platforms including Grofers, PepperTap and Local Baniya.
Kishore Biyani explores Future Group's journey with Amazon
It seems to be advantage Amazon at the moment with founder Kishore Biyani having met Jeff Bezos in the US two weeks ago to discuss a possible alliance.
Online retailers offering heavy discounts, see sales boost
Indians are increasingly buying daily consumption products such as food and personal care items, with online retailers offering heavy discounts and same-day deliveries.
Bigbasket should be shut under new norms: Kishore Biyani
A day after the government clarified that FDI is not allowed in inventory-based e-commerce, Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani trained guns on the country's leading online grocer Bigbasket, terming its operation as illegal.
Ninjacart gets Rs 20 crore from Accel partners to fight for farmers
The Bengaluru-based startup helps supermarkets and kirana stores source fresh fruits and vegetables, staples and FMCG goods directly from farmers and brands.
Can online grocery and hyperlocal delivery services eat into local markets pie?
Online retailers are targeting the weekly or monthly shopping basket of a consumer which are profitable to deliver.
Online grocery stores like Localbanya, MeraGrocer & others offering onions at Rs 40-69 per kg
Online grocery stores are looking to gain favour with customers by offering onions at about half the rate that neighbourhood stores are charging.
Maggi ban: Sandwich makers gain
Sandwich makers, popcorn makers and bread were the big gainers from the Maggi ban, and now, as Maggi returns to store shelves, these categories might return to their traditional rates of growth.
Online grocery delivery players BigBasket, Grofers explore merger
Sources in the know said talks between the two parties, which started in November last year, will be brought up during BigBasket's board meeting scheduled for end of January.
Localbanya is ‘temporarily’ out of business
"The company is also trying to change the model of sourcing merchandise from large retailers or cash-and-carry players to consumer goods companies directly."
Government mulling FDI nod for food etailers like BigBasket, Grofers
At a recent meeting between industry officials and senior government officials, it was also discussed if the definition of food should be expanded to include grocery.
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