With its recent deal, Flipkart now has not just a bigger war chest in place, but also a new set of allies that give it the heft to challenge Amazon once again. Make no mistake: it has significant implications for the future of the Indian e-commerce market
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AI, Infosys and e-commerce’s hour of reckoning
The euphoria around Flipkart’s recent acquisition of Jabong may be a tad misplaced. After all, there are far bigger competitive issues at stake that could define the next phase of growth of Indian e-commerce
Two days ago, the government quietly ushered in a new policy that will transform the Indian e-commerce landscape forever. While much depends on the final implementation, the implications are nothing short of staggering
The likes of Flipkart and Snapdeal now resemble the brave Abhimanyu. They’ve gotten into the Chakravyuha. Will they emerge unscathed?
For e-commerce poster boys Flipkart and Snapdeal, their valuations sound unsustainable; IPO looks neither feasible nor sensible; and the Chinese may be the only ones with money and intent to invest further
TiE Leapfrog Special
It's too early to write offline retailers away. There is a lot going in their favour. But the winners in this battle will be those who integrate online and offline experiences for their consumers.
Shailendra J Singh, MD of Sequoia Capital India, who saw FreeCharge from close quarters and served on the board, offers a ringside view of the company, its evolution and eventual sale to Snapdeal