Will a possible BigBasket-Grofers merger stave off competition from Amazon?

For-BigBasket-Merger-Story_ThinkstockPhotos-519469680_feOnline grocers BigBasket and Grofers have both rejected a media report of a possible merger. This has not prevented experts from speculating about what could probably be the biggest merger in the e-grocery segment. Such a consolidation would create an entity with a lion’s share of India’s expanding online grocery market, much like the Myntra-Jabong […]

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Exclusive: Housing.com ex-COO to start online grocery venture

Housing_feTwo former executives at property portal Housing.com are starting an online grocery delivery venture, a segment that was investors’ favourite until last year but where many startups have shut shop after struggling to find profitable business models. Former Housing.com chief operating officer Rishabh Gupta has co-founded ‘The Box’—a subscription-based groceries startup—along with Vaibhav Chhimpa, a […]

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Exclusive: Grocery delivery startup GrocShop folds up as pain spreads

Startup_mukul_feMumbai-based online grocery delivery firm GrocShop has shut down, joining the growing list of startups that failed to find a profitable growth model in a segment which until recently was attracting investors in droves but is now feeling the pinch of a slowdown in funding. GrocShop co-founder Ayush Garg told Techcircle that the startup, operated […]

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Exclusive: Grocery delivery startup GrocShop folds up as pain spreads

Startup_mukul_feMumbai-based online grocery delivery firm GrocShop has shut down, joining the growing list of startups that failed to find a profitable growth model in a segment which until recently was attracting investors in droves but is now feeling the pinch of a slowdown in funding. GrocShop co-founder Ayush Garg told Techcircle that the startup, operated […]

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