New Clothing Delivery Service Debuts For Bedhopping Men Who Still Have To Dress For Work

    Shutterstock Millennials might be killing a number of businesses, from chain restaurants to classic department stores. But on the upside, they’re challenging retailers to tackle new challenges, like this one, from men’s clothing brand TAYLRD: a same-day clothing shipping option, debuting in New York City on August 28. According to market research commissioned by TAYLRD, a whopping […]

    New to eCommerce? Enjoy Has Free Hand Delivery, Setup

    A lot of eCommerce sites strive for a personal experience but ENJOY is delivering on that claim … by hand. ENJOY launched earlier this year and the eCommerce site certainly has a unique take on the mobile or online shopping experience. After customers make a purchase on the site, ENJOY hand delivers the product to […]

    Take That Amazon! 7-Eleven Drone Delivery Has Already Started in the U.S.

    Move over Amazon! 7-Eleven, the iconic chain of convenience stores with locations throughout the United States and Canada, has already completed more than 70 routine commercial drone deliveries in the U.S. And all this while mega-online retailer Amazon, which first floated the idea in a big way, remains mired in regulatory red tape and forced to […]

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    A Meat delivery Platform, on line style store

    Our state-of-the-art funding roundup compiles investments in Indian startups engaged in loyalty programs,automobile benchmarking, meat deliveries, fashion retail, and domestic cleaning services. M.paani Mumbai-based M.paani, which offers mobile–primarily based loyalty applications for outlets has raised a pre-collection A round of investment led by Blume Ventures and different angel buyers. The startup reportedly plans to expand […]

    Quikr launches service for doorstep pickup and delivery of pre-owned goods

    Pranay Chulet, Founder, Quikr Quikr launches diagnostic app to boost used mobile salesIndia’s top 5 startup foundersStart-ups take to mergers to surviveQuikr to acquire Commonfloor todayCasa Grande’s investment arm sells analytics portal to Quikr Online classifieds platform Quikr has launched its ‘Quikr Doorstep’ service to offer buyers of pre-owned goods ane-commerce like experience by facilitating […]

    Last-mile delivery hurdles pave way for surge in new start-ups

    E-commerce company Flipkart’s decision to invest in logistics start-up QikPod shows that online retailers are experimenting with different avenues to find a suitable model to cut delivery costs. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint As the e-commerce market matures in India, showing clear signs of winners, the logistics sector has also begun to witness hectic activity. The past […]

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    Foodpanda fires over 500 employees, will stop own delivery in six cities

    In 2014-15, Foodpanda recorded a loss of Rs36 crore, on a revenue of Rs4.8 crore. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Mumbai: Online food ordering start-up Foodpanda India has laid off close to 500 employees, according to two people aware of the development. The layoffs ordered on Monday covered all business segments—sales, marketing, vendor service, customer delight, business […]

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    Food delivery start-up Swiggy raises Rs230 crore in latest round

    The funding comes at a time when venture capital firms have become more cautious about investments. According to industry experts, the mandate has now shifted to earning revenue and reducing cash burn. Food delivery start-up Swiggy, owned by Bundl Technologies Pvt. Ltd, has raisedRs.230.34 crore in a Series C funding round, with existing investors SAIF […]

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    Ola may shut down grocery, food delivery services

    Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint New Delhi/Bengaluru: India’s largest taxi-hailing service Ola, run by ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, may shut down its grocery and food delivery services barely a year into launch, as the company slows expansion plans and struggles to build customer demand for the business units. Ola Store, the groceries delivery service, and Ola Cafe, […]

    Flipkart shuts grocery delivery app Nearby

    Flipkart’s move to shut Nearby comes as newly appointed chief executive Binny Bansal is cutting costs and sharpening the company’s focus on its key strengths: electronics and fashion sales and logistics. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Bangalore: India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd will shut its groceries delivery app, Nearby, less than five months after the company […]