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How MAAMA performed in the latest quarter?

The quarterly results of tech companies are in. While bigshots like Alphabet, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft kept the markets buoyant, Meta lost $230Bn in value in one day. Additionally, relatively smaller companies like PayPal and Spotify had to take a bath after a double-digit percentage drop in the market value.  Apple’s privacy policy has had …

Festive Sales

Online retailers battle for consumers ahead of Diwali

India’s two biggest online retailers, Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon, are going head-to-head with their own shopping events: Big Billion Days and the Great Indian Festival. Deep-pocketed JioMart, which is owned by Asia’s wealthiest billionaire, is looking for market share, too. This year is particularly important as the world reels from economic fallout caused by the coronavirus …


How did COVID-19 Impact FAAMG: Insights from Q1 Results

COVID-19 has disrupted global supply chains causing supply bottlenecks and sending shockwaves everywhere. Alongside, falling consumer demand due to lockdowns pose a threat, and increasing the risk of a unending downward spiral and unending uncertainties. So, how did FAAMG face upto the COVID-19 threat? The “FAAMG” Five—Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Alphabet (Google) have a …


Amazon plans to become much more than a super app in India

Two weeks ago, online retail giant Amazon kicked off food delivery pilot for its employees in select localities of Bengaluru, to grab a piece of the pie in India’s food-tech market, which will soon be worth more than USD 17 billion. The popular perception is that Amazon is gearing towards becoming India’s first super app, leaving behind payment …


Instead of ”garlands”, India welcomes Bezos with anti-trust probe

Amazon India must have had anticipated nationwide protests from industry bodies like the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) as Jeff Bezos arrives in India for a three-day visit but the sudden anti-trust probe by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) over deep discounting and preferential listings on both Amazon and Flipkart has come as …

ecommerce policy

Amazon, Flipkart may face tough challenge in 2020 due to new e-Commerce Policy

With more and more Indians taking the online route to fulfill their shopping needs, e-tailers like Amazon and Flipkart are witnessing high demands, including from far-flung and remote areas, but overall slowdown and negative sentiments – coupled with the new e-commerce policy and the likely entry of Reliance into the e-commerce space soon — may …


Zomato denies any merger talks with rival Swiggy

As merger reports of Bengaluru-based Swiggy and Gurugram-based Zomato — two biggest players in the burgeoning online food delivery market — resurfaced, Deepinder Goyal-led Zomato on Tuesday refuted reports, saying they are not in talks with anyone. “We have tremendous focus on our business metrics and have seen great success in our goal towards profitability. …