The Morning Context
This big fight will decide who is India’s retail raja
Amazon vs Future will determine whether the e-commerce giant or Reliance gets to dominate the fast-growing organized retail space.
26 November 2020
Diwali sales: A brisk start that ran out of steam
A combination of pent-up demand and rock-bottom prices may have served to boost demand initially but the second and third wave of sales were not as strong.
20 November 2020
Four takeaways from this year’s e-commerce sales
Parking the headline “GMV” numbers for now, we analyse what the Diwali sales so far portend for Indian retail.
28 October 2020
Amazon joins list of foreign firms that got suckered
Passed over by Future Group in favour of Reliance Retail, the e-commerce giant comes face to face with the perils of doing business in India.
16 October 2020
Mea culpa, Amazon
Amazon has made a perplexing late entry into food delivery in India. But despite its infinite resources and famed execution chops, this is far from a slam dunk.
Ashish K. Mishra
26 May 2020
India’s food tech has several problems cooking
In the near future, both Zomato and Swiggy want to cook a lot of food themselves. It puts them in a strange predicament, and that’s just the start of their many challenges.
Ashish K. Mishra
27 January 2020
India loves Amazon, India hates Amazon
The snubbing of Amazon and Jeff Bezos by the government is perplexing
Pradip K. Saha
22 January 2020
CCI takes aim at e-commerce—will it hit?
Probably not. But it’s still worth understanding what the antitrust watchdog has to say.
14 January 2020
The realities of Flipkart’s and Amazon’s Diwali sales
Thanks to the marketing machinery that surrounds these sales, little escapes but noise. We break it down.
14 October 2019
Next on Prime Video in India: Everything?
Amazon is planning a big content play with Indian streaming companies; the latter are in a quandary.
08 October 2019
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