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Fresh Round Of Reshuffle At Flipkart

India's leading e-commerce company Flipkart shook up its top management for the second time in a year, naming a former executive of US hedge fund Tiger Global Management, one of its biggest investors, as head of its core business

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Retailers Take On Online Biggies, Eye Consolidation In 2017

Riding high on mergers and acquisitions, retail players made a strong comeback this year, taking online giants head-on in doling out deals and discounts, and the trend is likely to continue next year

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Private Equity Deals Fall To $16-billion In 2016; Markets Pin Hope On New Year

Private equity investments fell to $16 billion in 2016 amid slump in valuations, especially in once-venerated ecommerce sector, but the markets are hoping for hectic deal activities in the new year

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Delivery Hero Acquires Rocket Internet-backed Startup Foodpanda

Berlin-based online food takeaway service Delivery Hero will acquire competitor Foodpanda, a sign of further consolidation to fend off new competition in Europe's sought after food-delivery business

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Flipkart Eyes Groceries; Renewed Push In Furniture

India's top e-commerce player Flipkart plans to move into the groceries space and make a renewed push in the online furniture business, as it expands its product portfolio and looks to outmanoeuvre global giant Amazon.com in a burgeoning Indian market

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'We Aim To Be The Leading One-stop Savings Destination For Online Shoppers'

CouponRaja & CompareRaja Co-founder Rohit Chugh says the traffic from non-metros cannot be ignored. The current traffic share from non-metros is about 40 per cent and it is on the rise for the last couple of years due to increased usage of mobile devices and 3G internet

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MakeMyTrip Expands In Fast-growing Market With Ibibo Buy

India's oldest travel website operator MakeMyTrip Ltd said it would buy rival Ibibo Group to create the biggest player in the fast-growing flight, hotel and bus bookings market in the country

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E-commerce Firms Slug It Out As Indian Festival Season Kicks Off

India's two largest e-commerce players are looking to use the country's biggest festive sales season this week to bolster their valuations as they seek fresh capital and look to fend off Amazon's growing inroads into the domestic market

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Market Potential Huge, E-tailers Bound To Succeed, Says Nandan Nilekani

E-commerce players in India are bound to succeed because of huge market opportunities, and the coming Diwali season will be a pointer to where this space is headed, says Infosys co-founder Nandan M Nilekani

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Wal-Mart In Talks To Buy Stake In Flipkart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is in talks to buy a minority stake in India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart as the world's biggest retailer aims to get a slice of a fast-growing online retail market

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Walmart, Flipkart May Join Forces To Take On Amazon In India

World's largest retailer Walmart is said to be in advanced discussions to invest $1 billion for a minority stake in e-commerce major Flipkart, a move aimed at taking on their common rival Amazon in India

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Snapdeal Offers Rs 1,000 Crore Collateral-free Loans For Sellers

Online marketplace Snapdeal has announced collateral-free loans worth Rs 1,000 crore for its sellers ahead of the festive season to enable them to stock up adequately

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E-commerce Companies Demand Exemption From GST

The rapidly expanding e-commerce companies on Tuesday made a strong case for keeping them out of the proposed GST net but the state finance ministers appeared in no mood to oblige

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Snapdeal's Gold Answer To Amazon, Flipkart Premium Membership

After rivals Amazon and Flipkart, e-commerce major Snapdeal has now launched a premium membership service for its customers called Snapdeal Gold

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Paytm Eyes $350 Million In New Funding Round, Valuation All Set To Hit $5 Billion

The jump in valuation comes at a time when other Indian startups are struggling to raise funds and even witnessing valuation mark downs

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