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Japan's Softbank Group, an investor in Snapdeal, is reportedly leading the sale discussions.
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The company is aiming to achieve profitability in the next two years
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My analysis of Flipkart's existential dilemma in the article "Saving Private Flipkart" got an overwhelming response, including this rebuttal. There were some questions about the data I used for the analysis. I thought I should expand on some of them, starting with why we shouldn't take Morgan Stanley numbers at face value.
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2015 may be the best ever year for Indian startups, according to a NASSCOM-Zinnov report on the state of start-ups in India. Here's why: #India ranks 3rd globally with more than 4,200 startups now. Th...
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I recently read an article describing India's unprecedented e-commerce growth as a "primed-up athlete finally hitting his full stride." But is India sitting on the cusp of an e-commerce bubble or will the growth multiply? If the truth be told, e-commerce has been booming for the past 15 years, but the ecosystem has only now started to fall in place - and this can be substantiated by the following factors.
Threatened by rising competition from rivals with the massive funds being amassed on a war-footing, existing market leaders are making sure they have enough to retain their positions in the fiercely c...