Why retailers like Amazon, Reliance Retail are wooing kirana stores
Amazon wants kirana stores to serve as delivery points for products bought on its site. It has also listed a few kiranas as sellers on its portal.
E-tailers of vegetable & grocery shore up ad spend to get more shoppers
Players like LocalBanya, BigBasket & Mera Grocer are advertising heav...
Ola planning to tie-up with retailers for grocery collection and delivery
“Ola wants the retailer to do the packaging and picking of the orde...
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.
Online firms play corner store role, supply products of daily need
As currency runs dry in ATMs and banks across the country, many startups use the opportunity to make their service mainstream and essential.
Online grocery startup VeggyKart plans to raise Rs 26 crore
In India’s fast growing ecommerce segment, online grocers have of late attracted lot of investor attention and funding.
A raft of companies want you to ditch old payment habits
A new crop of payment offerings are aiming to eliminate failure in online transactions. Their solution? Let the customer pay later.
Startups like Chefkraft, Cookboxes, and Cookfresh offering 'cook-it-yourself' services gaining traction in India
Currently, players such as Chefkraft, Cookboxes, and Cookfresh operate out of one central kitchen, making same-day deliveries to nearby localities.
Amazon drives FMCG bargain, offers discounts upto 50 per cent
“We are a marketplace and pricing is completely at the seller’s discretion. We cannot comment on their behalf,” an Amazon spokesperson told ET.
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.
Why people are fleeing from mainstream industries like telecom and healthcare to work as delivery boys
An increasing number of delivery boys working for online marketplaces and logistics firms are moving away from mainstream industries for better compensation.
Startups suffer as Cauvery issue paralyses Bengaluru
BUST CITY? Empty terminals, closed retail warehouses, stranded delivery boys... that's the net impact on tech & ecommerce firms after two days of normal life being disrupted due to unrest over the Cauvery water issue.
Why there is so much unease about SoftBank's funding strategy and methods
As India’s startups enjoy green shoots of a funding resurgence, SoftBank’s looming presence is occupying a lot of mindspace. Its steps will be closely watched.
ET Startup Awards 2016: How 'Startup Of The Year' Freshdesk aims to be the next big unicorn
Freshdesk’s helpdesk software can be used by customer support agents around the world to manage customers on various channels like email & social media.
The Viral Fever's cofounders battle it out in court against each other
The Viral Fever's Arunabh Kumar is in the middle of a legal battle which should be able to provide enough material for another hit series.
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