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It’s raining smartphones this Diwali from Xiaomi, LeEco, Asus and more

By : CIOL Writers

It’s raining discounts across all e-commerce portals this festive season. Just when you thought that we have seen it all with Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal discounted sales, the second round has kicked off with many more deals and offers, especially

Flipkart, Amazon & Snapdeal festive sale: Who took home big bucks?

By : CIOL Writers

Thankfully, the sale is over. The hysteria in people around me was mind-boggling. Shopping was being done not because of necessity or because it was festival time but because it was all discounted. That is I guess, the by-product of

Mukesh Bansal joins Swiggy & Rivigo as strategic advisor

By : CIOL Writers

Myntra founder, Mukesh Bansal has joined food-delivery startup Swiggy and logistics firm Rivigo as a strategic advisor on the company’s board. Bansal, who sold Myntra to Flipkart in one of the biggest e-commerce acquisitions in 2014, held a key leadership

Snapdeal partners UrbanClap to offer free cleaning sessions this Diwali

By : CIOL Writers

The festive season has begun, a time when we need little or no reason to splurge on shopping. Hence the ‘Big billion Day’ or ‘Shopping fest’ stuff online. But amidst all this, there is one thing that we all hate

After painting itself ‘red’ Snapdeal goes ‘green’

By : CIOL Writers

After undergoing a huge makeover by painting itself in red, Snapdeal has decided to go green. In particular, Snapdeal is planning to use solar energy in warehouses to decrease power consumption, and thus making it the first such warehouse in

Unbox new Snapdeal that’s painted all red to take on rivals

By : CIOL Writers

There had been rumors doing the round for quite some time that Snapdeal is underway a huge makeover and well, seems like the mill was buzzing with right stuff. The $5 billion brand has painted itself full red that includes

India is the 3rd largest unicorn hub globally with Flipkart among the top 10

The US is home to 98 of 172 unicorn companies that are valued at $1 billion and more, according to CB Insights rankings. The second unicorn hub is China, home to 30 unicorns. India shares the third spot along with

Can a brand makeover boost Snapdeal business?

By : CIOL Writers

These are trying times for Indian online marketplace. On the one hand, startups are reeling under the combined onslaught of slender funds and valuation markdown and on the other the competition in the market is getting fierce every passing day.

Will Flipkart, Snapdeal survive Amazon onslaught?

By : CIOL Writers

Jeff Bezos is pouring in billions in India and the bucks seem to be paying off. A report from Livemint says that India’s homegrown etailer Flipkart was dethroned by arch-rival Amazon to become the biggest online retailer in India last

Who will be the next to join unicorn club?

By : CIOL Writers

Thousands of startups are founded every year in India but very few reach the coveted spot of being a unicorn. Presently, only 11 startups from the country belong to the unicorn club and are valued at over a billion dollars.

Big Bazaar discounts sale will go live on Snapdeal from Aug 13-17

BANGALORE, INDIA: Future Group has partnered with Snapdeal to make Big Bazaar’s annual Maha Bachat Sale live online. Big Bazaar’s Maha Bachat deals will be available online on Snapdeal from August 13-17, 2016. Future Group already operates in 240 cities

Snapdeal improves stickiness to keep buyers glued

By : CIOL Writers

E-commerce retailer Snapdeal has announced that its website has the fastest loading speed and least data consumption. The data from GTmetrix, an independent online tool used by developers to measure the speed and optimization level of a web page says

Flipkart laying off 700-1000 underperforming employees

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest online retailer, Flipkart is planning to layoff about 700-1000 of its employees. The company is offering under-performing employees the option to either resign or take a pink slip with a severance pay, sources aware of the development were

Book Uber & do multiple other stuffs on Snapdeal app now

Snapdeal will not let you leave its app, while you are shopping. For example, if you want to pay your bills, book flight tickets, order some food- you can do them directly from the Snapdeal app. Snapdeal has partnered Cleartrip,

Myntra acquires rival fashion portal Jabong for $70mn

By : CIOL Writers

Strengthening its position as the undisputed leader in online fashion and lifestyle segment in India, Bengaluru-based Flipkart has acquired online fashion portal Jabong from Global Fashion Group(GFG) through its arm, Myntra, beating the likes of Snapdeal, Future group, and Amazon.

Ex-Jabong executives investigated for alleged corporate governance violations

By : CIOL Writers

Former senior executives of Jabong are being investigated by Rocket Internet for apparent violation of several corporate governance rules, reports ET. The report that also discloses an apparent “conflict of interest” during the GoJavas deal with Snapdeal cites well-known pseudonymous

Snapdeal to acquire GoJavas to strengthen supply-chain management

By : CIOL Writers

Snapdeal, which has received flak for its sluggish operations in the recent times, is planning to acquire GoJavas in order to strengthen its supply-chain operations. Snapdeal owns a minority stake in GoJavas. The move is significant since the e-commerce companies

Xiaomi brings Snapdeal’s Raghu Reddy on board to strengthen sales

By : CIOL Writers

Mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi has successfully disrupted the smartphone segment with its budget offerings, and now it is looking at strengthening its online sales further. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has poached ex-Snapdeal senior director Raghu Reddy to helm the segment.

Ad spend by e-commerce companies drops in the face of operational trouble

By : CIOL Writers

After splurging on employees, promotions, and sales which brought several organizations to a fund crunch, our e-commerce companies have finally started reining in costs. Companies like Snapdeal (Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd), Jabong (Jade Eservices Pvt. Ltd) and Flipkart Ltd, who

App downloads to grow to 20.1 billion by 2020: Report

By : CIOL Writers

There are just too many apps, and one can sense a general air of App-fatigue all around. However, according to app analytics firm App Annie Inc, the app trend is not dying anytime soon. According to the data for the