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Flipkart resumes grocery delivery with restriction on quantities

By Aditi Agrawal and Aroon Deep Update (March 25 5:20 pm): Hyderabad Police is issuing passes to allow e-commerce delivery. Gurugram Police will allow certain delivery companies to operate during lockdown. Several major e-commerce delivery services were either completely booked out, had put a hold on operations, or were otherwise inaccessible, the morning after the […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Flipkart, Hyderabad, BigBasket, Grofers, Dunzo, Licious, Coronavirus, Aditi Agrawal, D-Mart, Fresh to Home, Nature's Basket, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Gurugram Police

Gurugram police allows more e-commerce companies to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Update on March 25: After Gurugram’s police commissioner Muhammad Ali had initially allowed 12 e-commerce companies to operate in the city, a subsequent order has now allowed more e-commerce companies in the city. The new order specifically name checks the following e-commerce companies: Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Muhammad Ali, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Blue Dart Express

Gurugram police will allow Zomato, Swiggy, Amazon, Flipkart, et al to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW Express and IFFCO Tokyo Goods will be allowed to operate in Gurugram, the city’s police commissioner, Muhammad Akil, directed all officials of Gurugram police today. The commissioner’s office told MediaNama that the staff of these platforms will not require additional passes to […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Medianama, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Muhammad Akil, Ecommerce and COVID-19

COVID-19: Several e-commerce companies unable to service customers a day after the curfew

By Aditi Agrawal and Aroon Deep Several major e-commerce delivery services were either completely booked out, had put a hold on operations, or were otherwise inaccessible, the morning after the Ministry of Home Affairs exempted delivery of all essential goods through e-commerce from the 21-day curfew. This includes delivery of food, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment. […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Flipkart, BigBasket, Grofers, Ministry of Home Affairs, Dunzo, Licious, Aroon Deep, Coronavirus, Aditi Agrawal, D-Mart, Fresh to Home, Nature's Basket

MoEngage lands $25M for its mobile-first customer engagement platform

MoEngage, a San Francisco and Bangalore-based startup that helps firms better understand their customers and improve their engagement, has raised $25 million in a new financing round as it looks to grow its network in Asian markets. The new financing round, Series C, was led by . F-Prime Capital, Matrix Partners India, and Ventureast also participated in the round. The six-year-old startup, which is an Alchemist alum, has raised about $40 million to date. MoEngage offers a product that allow...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Mobile, Apps, Asia, Europe, India, Funding, San Francisco, Deutsche Telekom, Vodafone, Bangalore, BigBasket, Ola, Eight Roads Ventures, Moengage

Revenues digest: MobiKwik, Uber India, PayPal India and BigBasket

A lowdown of revenues for FY2017-18: MobiKwik, Uber India, PayPal India, and BigBasket MobiKwik MobiKwik has reported revenues of Rs 85.6 crore in 2018, up 48% from Rs 44.3 crore in 2017, reports the Economic Times. Its losses swelled to Rs 200 crore, up 51% from Rs 132 crore in 2018 vs 2017. It... ...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News, Paypal, Earnings, BigBasket, Economic Times, Digital Payments, Online Cab booking, MobiKwik, PayPal India, Online Grocery Ordering, MobiKwik Uber India PayPal India

BigBasket acquires Morning Cart and Savis Retail

Along with RainCan, BigBasket has acquired Morning Cart, a Bangalore based “micro-delivery” platform which delivers groceries and related items before 8 am, and Savis Retail, another Bangalore-based company which provides and operates “smart” vending machines called Kwik24. Note that BigBasket... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Mergers & Acquisitions, Bangalore, BigBasket, Online Grocery Store, Online Grocery Ordering, Morning Cart, Savis Retail, RainCan BigBasket

BigBasket to offer subscription service with RainCan acquisition

BigBasket has acquired RainCan, a Pune-based grocery subscription delivery service for an undisclosed amount. This development was first reported by Entrackr, citing a notification RainCan sent to its users. RainCan will be renamed BBdaily, according to the report. A RainCan employee confirmed the... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Groceries, Internet, Mergers & Acquisitions, Hyperlocal, BigBasket, Pune, Online Grocery Store, Grocery Delivery Platforms, Online Grocery Ordering, RainCan

After Flipkart, BigBasket faces legal trouble over trademark infringement

Mumbai-based tea company Girnar Food and Beverages, which makes Royal Tea, has sued BigBasket, alleging that the online grocer is infringing Girnar’s ‘Royal’ trademark. A copy of the case can be accessed on the Bombay High Court website: This story was first reported by... ...
Tags: Travel, Legal, News, E-commerce, Policy, Mumbai, Trademark, BigBasket, Intermediary Liability, Bombay High Court, Flipkart BigBasket, Girnar Food and Beverages, Royal Tea, Girnar s Royal

E-commerce marketplaces will have to mention MRP, expiry dates from Jan 1, 2018

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has amended the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 to make it mandatory for e-commerce companies to mention maximum retail price (MRP), expiry dates and country of origin of products available on the platforms. This will come into effect from January 1, 2018. These amended rules will apply to both e-commerce companies like BigBasket and Grofers, which stock inventory, and e-commerce marketplaces such as Amazon and Fli...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Government, India, Policy, BigBasket, Central Government, Ministry, Times of India, MRP, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry Of Consumer Affairs

BigBasket to sell to kirana stores & restaurants: report

Bangalore-based online grocery store BigBasket is now reportedly selling the products on its platforms to 1,000 kirana stores, hotels and restaurants, reports Economic Times. It is unclear if the products it is selling are restricted to fruits and vegetables or also include other household items. We’ve written to the company for more details and will update this when we hear from them. Hari Menon, the company’s co-founder and CEO, told ET that it entered the B2B space since the margin was thinn...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Bangalore, BigBasket, Bessemer, Fdi, Economic Times, Menon, Abraaj Group, Lars, Online Grocery

FDI in food retail will help online groceries to raise funding — but there’s a catch

First, the good news. Government’s decision to allow 100% foreign direct investments (FDI) in single brand retail is likely to give a big boost to online grocery startups such as Grofers and BigBasket as they can now raise funds more easily than before, according to the Times of India. Now, the bad news: the government has allowed FDI only in food retail. Most startups in the grocery delivery segment also sell other household items such as soap, shampoos, cleaning agents etc. Hari Menon, CEO of...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Government, India, Softbank, Walmart, Chhattisgarh, Yuri Milner, Bangalore, BigBasket, Amazon India, Grofers, Fdi, Times of India

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