Beauty has a strong repeat rate: UrbanClap CEO

Abhiraj-BhalTwo-year-old UrbanClap, one of the most-funded startups in the home services industry, has charted out a clear growth plan for the next six months – focus on the beauty segment, add new categories like nannies, maids and cooks and keep improving its systems for better customer experience. The Gurgaon headquartered startup serves nearly 5,000-6,000 customer […]

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Ratan Tata-backed UrbanClap acquires hyperlocal services startup GoodService

home-serviceHome services startup UrbanClap Technologies India Pvt. Ltd has acquired Delhi-based concierge services provider GoodService Labs Pvt. Ltd. The development was first reported by TechinAsia, citing two company sources.  The acquisition is an all-cash deal, the report said, without specifying the amount. Separate email queries sent to UrbanClap and GoodService did not elicit any response […]

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FDI norms for e-marketplace: Big guns quiet as offline retailers hail move

While the poster boys of the industry continue to maintain silence on the new guidelines for e-commerce marketplaces, others hailed the move to ensure a level playing field. On Twitter, Snapdeal co-founder Kunal Bahl gave an obligatory thumbs up to the new norms without talking about the likely fallout on his company. Meanwhile, offline retailers […]

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