GST issues hit shelves at grocery chains, kiranas & electronics retailers
Most companies and distributors tried to empty their stocks by June 30 because of uncertainty over transition norms and new prices.
Low prices the way forward for Future Group
The Kishore Biyani-owned retail company is to adopt Walmart’s ‘everyday low price’ strategy to ta...
Kalyan Krishnamurthy: Flipkart outsells Amazon in all categories, except grocery
While Flipkart is still ahead at the group level and is cloc...
Unfiltered fervour spills over in the rush to get off water grid
As the “water consciousness” grows, off-grid water movement finds sophisticated marketing, millions in funding and influential supporters.
Walmart patents hint at future where its drones tend the farms
Groceries make up 56 percent of the company's total revenue and Walmart may see drone technology as one way to get food from farms to store shelves faster and more cheaply.
Gig economy weighs impact of social security for workers
The government has proposed changes which would ensure gig workers get life and disability cover, health and maternity benefits, old age protection and any other benefit it may determine as helpful. The benefits have not been clearly defined yet, which is making companies anxious as they fear their operational costs will jump.
AskmeGrocery to launch market places for perishable grocery and medicines
While AskmeFresh will be competing with the likes of Amazon-Now, BigBasket and PepperTap, Askme-Meds will compete with startups such as Pluss, 1mg and mChemist.
Flipkart does a soft launch of its grocery category under Supermart in Bengaluru
Flipkart, which has been talking about foraying into the FMCG segment for a while now, had launched its grocery services pilot in Bengaluru a few months ago, only for its employees.
Flipkart extends competition with Amazon, to re-enter grocery business
Speaking at a session at India Internet Day organised by TiE DelhiNCR on Friday, Flipkart’s CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy said Flipkart will enter the grocery category.
Pace Automation wants to help local kiranas compete in online grocery war
Pace Automation wants to bring 1,50,000 thousand local grocery stores onto its platform in three years and allow customers to order their groceries online from the nearest grocer.
BigBasket crosses Rs 1,000-crore sales mark in FY17
Its parent co Innovative Retail has more than doubled revenue to Rs 1,090 cr in FY17, indicating users’ growing preference to shop online for groceries.
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.
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.
Uber Technologies will not dial down on its food delivery service-Uber Eats in India
Earlier this month, ET reported that Uber’s food delivery service has seen a significant churn in leadership, with two top executives — India chief Bhavik Rathod and head of central operations, Deepak Reddy — resigning.
Amazon's grocery debut can crash into Kishore Biyani's brick-and-mortar challenge
Amazon, the company that dominates online, will be up against a company which has turned online-skeptic and is building a huge brick-and mortar chain.
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