Raghuram Rajan warns against deep discount model in startup space

Raghuram Rajan warns against deep discount model in startup space

With concerns being raised about cash-burn in burgeoning e-commerce sector, RBI Raghuram Rajan today made it clear that getting revenues through deep discounting is not a viable business model for startups.

Nestle re-launches Maggi atta, oats noodles; to be exclusively available on Snapdeal flash sale

Nestle re-launches Maggi atta, oats noodles; to be exclusively available on Snapdeal flash sale

Online marketplace Snapdeal will exclusively sell Maggi atta and oats noodles on April 24.

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 set for another flash sale on April 28

Micromax Canvas Spark 3 set for another flash sale on April 28

Micromax is all set to host another flash sale for Canvas Spark 3 on April 28.

This is how you may get cheated while shopping online!

This is how you may get cheated while shopping online!

The major online marketplaces in India Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon India keep coming up with discount festivals or daily deals promising you a profitable shopping experience.

Polaris partners with Snapdeal to sell vehicles online

Polaris India has inked a partnership with Snapdeal to sell its off-road and commercial vehicles on the latter's platform.

Samsung's newly launched J3 to be available on Snapdeal for Rs 8900

Samsung's newly launched J3 to be available on Snapdeal for Rs 8900

Samsung on Thursday launched Galaxy J3 smartphone with S Bike mode at an attractive price of Rs. 8,990, which will be available exclusively through Snapdeal

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal may not give huge discount anymore!

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal may not give huge discount anymore!

E-retailers, like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal may now find it difficult to provide lucrative discounts to attract customers as the new guidelines on online marketplaces prohibit such players to influence the prices of goods and services.

Snapdeal's Freecharge partners with payment gateway CCAvenue

Snapdeal-owned digital payments platform FreeCharge has partnered with a payment gateway CCAvenue to strengthen its offline offerings, as it gains access to over one lakh online merchants across sectors like hospitality, retail and education.

E-tailers eat a humble pie on Good Friday sales

Use of term 'good Friday' in a promotional campaign by E-commerce firm Snapdeal on Good Friday, a day observed to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, triggered a row, after which the company apologised

JLL India partners Snapdeal to market housing properties

The partnership would combine Snapdeal's deep penetration into the Indian online consumer market and JLL India's expertise in residential real estate marketing, it added.

Snapdeal to hike salaries by 20% for top performers

Snapdeal to hike salaries by 20% for top performers

E-commerce major Snapdeal will roll out annual salary hikes of 20 percent and above for its top performers as part of its efforts to become a "meritocracy-led" organisation.

Now Flipkart plans to sell automobiles online

Now Flipkart plans to sell automobiles online

 In the latest, ecommerce retailer Flipkart is planning to enter the territory of automobile and accessories sales considering huge margins associated in the sector that is worth over $50 billion

India's 10 most trusted online shopping brands

India's 10 most trusted online shopping brands
 

Weeks after Snapdeal employee's abduction, Noida fashion designer Shipra Malik goes missing

Weeks after Snapdeal employee's abduction, Noida fashion designer Shipra Malik goes missing

Just a few weeks after the abduction of Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna, a woman who runs a boutique in Noida has gone missing on Monday.

Unbelievable! A college student forced Snapdeal to sell him iPhone 5S for just Rs 68 – Read how

Unbelievable! A college student forced Snapdeal to sell him iPhone 5S for just Rs 68 – Read how

One mistake by Snapdeal cost the company huge. Punjabi University B.Tech student Nikhil Bansal got an iPhone 5S from the e-commerce giant for Rs 68.

Devender, Dipti Sarna's stalker, was `unwanted` in his village, disowned by family

Devender, Dipti Sarna's stalker, was `unwanted` in his village, disowned by family

Devender, the man arrested for abducting a female Snapdeal executive from the Vaishali Metro Station in Ghaziabad, does not share a good relationship with his family, said a report on Wednesday.

Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna case: 'Psychopath' stalker inspired by Hitler, Genghis Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna case: 'Psychopath' stalker inspired by Hitler, Genghis Khan and Shah Rukh Khan

Devendra, the man who kidnapped Snapdeal woman executive Dipti Sarna from a Metro station in Ghaziabad, is a Bollywood-inspired "psychopath", said police.

Snapdeal valued at $6.5 billion after raising $200 million fresh funds

Snapdeal valued at $6.5 billion after raising $200 million fresh funds

With the latest round of funding, the company has been valued above USD 6.5 billion.

Kidnappers treated me well, gave me money to reach home: Snapdeal executive Dipti Sarna's 36-hour ordeal

Kidnappers treated me well, gave me money to reach home: Snapdeal executive Dipti Sarna's 36-hour ordeal

The Snapdeal executive Dipti Sarna , who returned on Friday morning after almost 36 hours after being kidnapped, has told that her abductors did not harm her and she was treated well. 

Was abducted, blindfolded for four hours; Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna narrates her ordeal

Was abducted, blindfolded for four hours; Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna narrates her ordeal

Almost 36 hours after she went missing on Wednesday night, the Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna on Friday morning reached her home in Ghaziabad .