Pammi aunty’s Meesho
The six-year-old social commerce platform just hit a valuation of $2.1 billion, largely on the strength of its fashion category. Will its quest for multiple revenue streams work?
21 April 2021
(De)Licious so far, but bumps ahead
The online meat delivery company has seen business boom during the pandemic. It now wants to expand to new markets and build an offline presence. How far can it go?
01 February 2021
With play for BigBasket, Tata shows its e-commerce intent
The salt-to-software group hopes the addition of the popular grocery platform will give its online presence a boost and underpin its super app ambitions.
22 January 2021
Walmart’s second big bet on Flipkart
Working together finally, Walmart and Flipkart may have the key to unlock the massive wholesale grocery market.
11 January 2021
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
Hard knocks push Birla into Flipkart embrace
Three years after quitting online fashion, the $48 billion Aditya Birla Group realizes there is no future without it.
27 October 2020
The Reliance Retail investment proposition
How the third iteration of Reliance’s retail business works, and why people want to put money in it
29 September 2020
Understanding Udaan and the challenge of B2B e-commerce
The scale of Udaan’s funding-fuelled growth is unmatched in the B2B space. We dive into the concerns and a potential path to profit.
02 June 2020
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