Amazon is radically changing how we shop for clothing

    This week Amazon took a major step toward becoming a bigger presence in your wardrobe, and we’re only just beginning to understand what the ramifications for the retail industry at large will be. The new Prime Wardrobe program , which lets Amazon Prime customers try on clothing at home over a period of seven days […]

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    Changing gears at India’s start-ups

    The Morgan Stanley markdown brings Flipkart’s valuation down to about $11 billion from the $15.2 billion the company claimed when it raised its last round of funds. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint In late October, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Bill Gurley, speaking to The Wall Street Journal about technology start-up valuations, said, “All these private valuations are […]

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    The changing realities in India’s start-up market

    When frontline start-ups, such as CommonFloor, struggle to raise capital or are pushed back on valuations, the ripple effect on others in the ecosystem can only be painful. After months of repeated and somewhat indignant denials, Bengaluru-based property search platform Commonfloor.com has finally said that it is being acquired by Quikr India Pvt. Ltd. A […]