Marketplace Watch Archive

Paytm Mall looking to acquire a piece of BigBasket for $200 mn

Industry watchers are of the opinion that online grocery will be bigger than current categories – electronics and fashion. Looks like Paytm Mall believes the same. Not so long...

Amazon to launch 45 physical kiosks soon; banking on offline sellers this festive season?

Last month IOS reported that Paytm Mall announced it will be hosting is first festive season sale online and offline, since its emergence as a separate online retail entity....

Snapdeal, Shopclues not competing with Amazon, Flipkart this festive season?

To avoid the wave of intense competition from ecommerce leaders, Amazon and Flipkart, smaller etailers, Snapdeal and Shopclues plan on hosting their festive sales much earlier. The large online...

Amazon to onboard more mobile only vendors before festive sales; Seller app enhancement underway

Along with its plan to boost its logistics network, the Jeff Bezos lead company Amazon India is also aiming to boost its seller base. In 2016, the etailer saw...

Amazon launches 5th FC in Haryana, to launch another in Hyderabad soon

After the set up of its second fulfilment centre (FC) in Uttar Pradesh, Amazon announced it will be setting up 4 more FCs in the country to extend its...

Flipkart gives GSP licence a second go, raises Rs.2.18 cr. paid-up capital to secure it

Flipkart is hell bent on acquiring a GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) licence. The etailer applied for it in May 2017 to provide its sellers with special GST benefits. The...