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Gurgaon-based food-tech startup operating in the daily meals segment,Yumist, has stopped its services in Bangalore. Founded by former Zomato official, Alok Jain, along with restaurateur Abhimanyu Maheshwari in November 2014, Yumist, serves home-style meals prepared in their own kitchens. The startup took a step back and paused Bangalore operations for the time being where it was […]

The new foreign direct investment (FDI) regulations that prohibit online marketplaces from offering discounts may inadvertently help e-commerce firms Flipkart and Snapdeal, which are scrambling to conserve cash and cut costs, by slowing Amazon’s advance in India, albeit temporarily. While the three companies continue to fund discounts purportedly given by third-party sellers on their sites, […]

Global Fashion Group, the parent of loss-making Indian fashion portal Jabong, has raised fresh funding from its existing investors but at a sharply lower valuation. The company secured €300 million ($339 million or Rs 2,250 crore) from Germany’s Rocket Internet SE and Swedish investment firm Kinnevik. The transaction values the company €1 billion, Rocket Internet […]

Implementation of GST will help resolve various issues concerning taxation and logistics with regard to e-commerce business, which has been recording rapid growth in the country, says a study. The e-commerce space has rapidly evolved but several challenges have surfaced primarily in areas of taxation, logistics, payments, internet penetration and skilled man power, the CII-Deloitte […]

From a period of exuberance, India’s e-commerce sector has entered a reality check phase with players focussing on cost cutting and business viability as investors seek performance, tech investor T V Mohandas Pai said today. Pai, ex-CFO of software major Infosys, said 2015 was a year of exuberance as a lot of money flowed into […]