GKB Opticals Group, an Indian Optical company has gone online with the launch of gkoptical.com, enabling consumers to buy sunglasses, eyeglasses and contact lenses online.
Securing the largest investment so far known in an Indian online space Flipkart has raised $150 million from existing investors Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management Llc, reports Live Mint.
Amazon may go live in as early as two weeks; this is what seems from information accessed by iamwire through multiple reliable sources.
ShopClues.com, a managed market place led by one of the global veterans in internet space, Sandeep Aggarwal has opened its beta version for all and sundry, prior to this ShopClues has been selling through Facebook and to a close beta group .
Ambuj Jhunjhunwala, Founder & CEO, mygrahak.com
While 2011 has been roller coaster ride for internet retailing in India as industry witnessed rise of business models across categories.
A business unit of Accelyst Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Freecharge.in, a site that allows consumers to recharge their mobile has secured Rs.
BlueStone.com, an online store that sells jewellery and accessories, has raised an initial investment of $5 million from VC firm Accel Partners including serial entrepreneur Meena Ganesh, CEO & MD of Pearson Education Services.
Naaptol Online Shopping Pvt Ltd that runs the shopping site Naaptol.com, one of the leading players of home shopping industry in India has increased its print media market share by 0.3% from last year according to ET TAM AdEx report which was released recently by The Economic Times.
In a bid to overcome FDI restrictions on multi-brand retail in India, world’s largest Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc is setting up its first “fulfillment center” in India.
‘The Hatch’ incubator, which provides a combination of startup accelerator including business incubator, has launched its startup accelerator programme and has incubated 7 startups in the first batch.
India’s Ministry of Communications & Information Technology Department of Information (DoIT) has announced plans for all of its departments and agencies to develop and deploy mobile applications to provide all of their public services through mobile devices, to the extent that are feasible on mobile platforms.
Muralikrishnan B Country Manager, eBay India
In an Exclusive interaction with iamwire, Muralikrishnan B, Country Manager, eBay India pointed at three strong online shopping trends that eBay India has been witnessing over last few months.
Internet and Mobile Association of India -(IAMAI) announced the winners of the 2nd India Digital Awards coinciding with India Digital Summit, 2012.
With wish for very happy prosperous New Year 2012 on the homepage Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia has launched her etail store – herStyle.in.
Being Human, an NGO led by Bollywood heartthrob Salman Khan has launched its exclusive online store beinghumanonline.com. Being Human – The Salman Khan Foundation is a registered charitable trust setup by Salman Khan for helping the cause of the underprivileged.
Fetise.com, a premium online retail store that has raised fund of $ 5 million from seedfund, introduces payment mode “Cash Before Delivery”.
Mumbai based nine months old start-up, Fetise, one of the premier online outlets, founded by young entrepreneurs has experienced staggering 1,000 percent growth as compared to its initial debut days.
The phrase information is power is set to take on a new meaning as retailers seek to capture the capricious attention of information savvy internet shoppers.
Myntra, one of the leading online retailers of lifestyle products in the country has registered 10x growth in 2011 as compared to 2010 and is slated to grow 5x in 2012.
Sushma Katyar , Ex-Reliance
AllSchoolStuff.com has named Sushma Katyar –Director Merchandising, a move to rides on a growth path through veteran expertise when online retail is in growing phase.