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Nykaa expects consolidated revenue to increase 22-23% in Apr-Jun quarter

FSN E-Commerce Ventures, the parent company of Nykaa, on Sunday forecast a year-on-year consolidated revenue growth of around 22-23 per cent in the first quarter of 2024-25 (FY25) with a matching growth momentum for beauty vertical but flagged "muted" demand environment in the fashion industry. In a BSE filing on its quarterly revenue update for the April-June quarter of FY25, the company said for the consolidated entity, the GMV (Gross Merchandise Value) growth for the quarter is seen to be in the mid-20s year-on-year. FSN E-Commerce Ventures also informed that it is commencing vertical-wise segmental reporting, beginning this quarter. "Nykaa - FSN E-Commerce Ventures Limited along with its subsidiaries, that is the consolidated entity expects its revenue growth to be around 22-23 per cent YoY in Q1 FY2025," the company said. The Beauty vertical revenue growth for the quarter is expected to be around 22-23 per cent YoY, similar to the consolidated entity's revenue growth. "GMV gr

Nykaa expects consolidated revenue to increase 22-23% in Apr-Jun quarter
Updated On : 07 Jul 2024 | 9:05 PM IST

Avenue Supermarts Q1 results: Revenue rises 18.4% to Rs 13,712 crore

Avenue Supermarts Ltd, which owns and operates the retail chain D-Mart, has reported an 18.36 per cent increase in standalone revenue from operations to Rs 13,711.87 crore for the June quarter. The company had a revenue from operations of Rs 11,584.44 crore in the year-ago period, Avenue Supermarts informed the BSE in a regulatory filing on Tuesday. "Standalone revenue from operations for the quarter ended (QE) June 30, stood at Rs 13,711.87 crore," Avenue Supermarts said. The total number of stores as of June 30 stood at 371. This also includes one store in Rajkot, Gujarat, which is temporarily closed for customers, it added. The Damani family-promoted company also added the "standalone revenue from operations for QE June 30, 2024 given above is subject to limited review by the statutory auditors of the company." In the April-June quarter of FY23, Avenue Supermarts' standalone revenue was at Rs 9,806.89 crore. Promoted by Radhakishan Damani and his family, DMart retails basic ho

Avenue Supermarts Q1 results: Revenue rises 18.4% to Rs 13,712 crore
Updated On : 02 Jul 2024 | 9:41 PM IST

Swiggy records $200 million loss in nine months to December 2023: Report

The document showed that losses stood at 17.3 billion rupees $207 million during April to December 2023 - the first nine months of fiscal year 2023-24

Swiggy records $200 million loss in nine months to December 2023: Report
Updated On : 29 Mar 2024 | 12:11 AM IST

69% Indian shoppers prefer deliveries with minimal packaging: Amazon study

Globally since 2015, Amazon has reduced the weight of outbound packaging per shipment by 41 per cent on average and eliminated over 2 million tons of packaging material

69% Indian shoppers prefer deliveries with minimal packaging: Amazon study
Updated On : 27 Mar 2024 | 4:18 PM IST

Fashion, grocery to capture 2/3rd of e-commerce by 2027: Falguni Nayar

Nayar, speaking at the Startup Mahakumbh in New Delhi on Monday, said that India is currently at a stage similar to where China was 15 years ago

Fashion, grocery to capture 2/3rd of e-commerce by 2027: Falguni Nayar
Updated On : 18 Mar 2024 | 11:03 PM IST

Flipkart launches fourth grocery fulfilment centre in West Bengal

E-commerce major Flipkart on Monday announced the launch of its fourth grocery fulfilment centre in West Bengal. The fulfilment centre in Malda, around 340 km from Kolkata, is spread over 1.13 lakh square feet with a dispatch capacity of over 1 lakh units per day. It will cater to more than 7,000 orders per day across Berhampore, Malda, Siliguri and the north Bengal belt, and parts of Jharkhand and Bihar, including Bhagalpur, Deoghar, Munger, Purnea, Rampurhat and Saharsa. The company claimed that the centre will generate more than 700 direct and indirect local job opportunities, while providing nationwide market entry for thousands of local sellers, MSMEs, and small-scale farmers in the region. West Bengal Agriculture Minister Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay welcomed the decision of Flipkart to launch its fourth grocery fulfilment centre. "We are proud to welcome Flipkart's another grocery fulfilment centre in the state and foresee greater participation in the digital commerce space in t

Flipkart launches fourth grocery fulfilment centre in West Bengal
Updated On : 26 Feb 2024 | 3:33 PM IST

IIM Indore student gets Rs 1 cr salary package from e-commerce company

An e-commerce company has offered an annual salary of Rs 1 crore to a student of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, an official said Tuesday. This is the highest annual package offered during the final placement round of this session at IIM-I, the official said. "One of our students has bagged the highest salary package of Rs 1 crore during the final placement period of this session. This student has been offered a job in the sales and marketing department by a company in the e-commerce industry. The offer is for domestic placement," the official said. Against the backdrop of "a cooling job market", the season culminated with more than 150 recruiters extending offers to 594 students of the two-year Post Graduate Programme (PGP) and five-year Integrated Programme in Management (IPM), the official said, adding that this reflects the industry's unwavering trust in the institute and its students. The statistics for this year consisted of the average CTC (cost to company)

IIM Indore student gets Rs 1 cr salary package from e-commerce company
Updated On : 13 Feb 2024 | 12:33 PM IST

Nykaa Q3 results: Net profit doubles to Rs 16.19 cr on festive demand

The company's consolidated net profit rose 97% to 161.9 million rupees ($1.95 million) in the third quarter ended Dec. 31. It had posted a drop in net profit in three of its previous five quarters

Nykaa Q3 results: Net profit doubles to Rs 16.19 cr on festive demand
Updated On : 06 Feb 2024 | 6:45 PM IST

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal exits board, launches new startup OppDoor

Binny Bansal has officially exited the board the Walmart-owned e-commerce firm, which he founded along with Sachin Bansal 16 years ago

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal exits board, launches new startup OppDoor
Updated On : 27 Jan 2024 | 4:45 PM IST

Flipkart leads e-comm mkt with 48% share, Meesho fastest growing platform

Walmart group firm Flipkart continues to dominate the e-commerce segment with 48 per cent market share while Softbank-backed Meesho has emerged as the fastest growing e-commerce platform in terms of user base in India, a latest report by AllianceBernstein said. According to the report, Flipkart's user base grew 21 per cent year-on-year (YoY), Meesho accelerated at 32 per cent while Amazon lagged at 13 per cent user growth primarily due to relative premium offerings as compared to peers. " As of FY23, Flipkart was the market leader, with a 48 per cent share in India eCommerce. Flipkart continues to grow faster than the industry... Mobile and apparel to be the largest categories for Flipkart with around 50 per cent and 30 per cent mix. Flipkart is estimated to hold 48 per cent and 60 per cent market share in online smartphone and online fashion market respectively," the report said. The report attributed growth in Meesho's market share primarily to its strategic focus Tier 2 and small

Flipkart leads e-comm mkt with 48% share, Meesho fastest growing platform
Updated On : 26 Jan 2024 | 10:55 AM IST

$340 million fundraise by Udaan signals pick-up in startup dealmaking

Led by M&G plc, Udaan's Series E funding includes Lightspeed Venture Partners and DST Global

$340 million fundraise by Udaan signals pick-up in startup dealmaking
Updated On : 15 Dec 2023 | 12:10 AM IST

Fraudsters swiped millions of dollars by faking product refunds: Amazon

The lawsuit lists more than a dozen transactions from June 2022 to May 2023 as leading to fraudulent refunds. Items purchased include gaming consoles, smartphones, laptops

Fraudsters swiped millions of dollars by faking product refunds: Amazon
Updated On : 08 Dec 2023 | 7:03 AM IST

Paytm to bring 10 mn sellers to ONDC by 2025 end, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

"Consumer value (on ONDC) will be dramatically different and superior to current e-commerce platforms," he said

Paytm to bring 10 mn sellers to ONDC by 2025 end, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma
Updated On : 04 Dec 2023 | 7:06 PM IST

Diwali 2023: Beauty product sales up 52%, phones top-selling electronic items

The beauty products category emerged as the top three favourite among the younger demographic with 47 per cent of sales coming from the 18 to 24 years age group

Diwali 2023: Beauty product sales up 52%, phones top-selling electronic items
Updated On : 29 Nov 2023 | 12:20 PM IST

Sellers seek FDI in inventory models of e-commerce for export purposes

The e-commerce industry has suggested the government permit foreign direct investment (FDI) in inventory-based model of online trade only for export purposes, a senior government official said on Friday. At present, the country's FDI policy does not permit foreign direct investment in the inventory-based model of e-commerce. It is allowed only in firms that are operating through a marketplace model. Director General of Foreign Trade (DGF) Santosh Kumar Sarangi said that they are working on several steps to promote exports through e-commerce medium. He said that the e-commerce stakeholders have asked the department for the promotion of industry and internal trade (DPIIT) to relook at the FDI policy on this issue. "For export purposes, if these (rules) could be revisited is something that we are requesting the DPIIT to examine and explore... and this could be one step forward for creating the e-commerce export zones that DGFT and its team has been working on," Sarangi said here at a

Sellers seek FDI in inventory models of e-commerce for export purposes
Updated On : 17 Nov 2023 | 2:52 PM IST

E-commerce firm Meesho's CXO for business Utkrishta Kumar moves on

Megha Agarwal, the current CXO for growth at Meesho, will take the mantle from Kumar and be the new CXO for business and Nilesh Gupta will take on the role of general manager for user growth

E-commerce firm Meesho's CXO for business Utkrishta Kumar moves on
Updated On : 17 Oct 2023 | 5:59 PM IST

Improving signals for Avenue Supermarts with strong Ebitda, PBT growth

Consensus target price of analysts indicates limited upside; rebound in general merchandise and apparels crucial for margin gains

Improving signals for Avenue Supermarts with strong Ebitda, PBT growth
Updated On : 16 Oct 2023 | 10:34 PM IST

Festivals bring $13 bn sale for e-tailers, MSMEs clock more Diwali orders

MSMEs from non-metro cities are clocking more Diwali orders this year than sellers from metro cities while the e-commerce opportunity could be at a staggering USD 13 billion for the Indian MSMEs during the festive season, says a report. Tech-enabled logistics platform and unicorn Shiprocket in its report released on Thursday noted that with e-commerce gaining traction, it anticipates around 10-15 per cent of the total order volume to be attributed to first-time shoppers. Shiprocket estimates the Indian e-commerce opportunity will be at a staggering USD 13-billion for the Indian MSMEs during the festive season, it said. Observing that as much as 56 per cent of its order volume originates from non-metro cities, the platform said this underscores the rapid adoption of online shopping and digital transactions in smaller towns and rural areas. In this spirit, MSMEs from tier-2, tier-3 and tier-4 cities are expecting higher Diwali gift orders than sellers from metro cities, it ...

Festivals bring $13 bn sale for e-tailers, MSMEs clock more Diwali orders
Updated On : 12 Oct 2023 | 11:55 PM IST

iThink Logistics, India Post collaborate to boost e-commerce deliveries

Tech-driven logistics platform iThink Logistics on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration with India Post to boost e-commerce deliveries across remote parts of the country. Under the collaboration, iThink Logistics will leverage the India Posts' extensive reach to enhance e-commerce last-mile delivery capabilities for D2C startups and small and mid-size businesses pan India, the company said. The tie-up has the potential to create economical deliveries, particularly in rural areas with less developed logistics infrastructure, iThink Logistics said. The city-based firm is an end-to-end multiple courier aggregator shipping platform for D2C brands, handling over daily volume of 25,000 shipments per day. It caters to over 26,000 pin codes in India besides a territorial coverage of 180 countries. India Post's experience and wide-ranging network complement the company's technological capabilities as well as efficiency and dependability, among others, it said. This collaboration is

iThink Logistics, India Post collaborate to boost e-commerce deliveries
Updated On : 12 Oct 2023 | 8:06 PM IST

E-commerce aggregator ETrade aims to triple revenue to $ 750 mn by 2025

E-commerce aggregator firm eTrade aims to triple its revenue to USD 750 million by the fiscal year 2025 on account of a multi-faceted strategy, including the launch of their own white labels, the company said on Wednesday. eTrade claims to have an annual revenue of USD 250 million at present. "We are proud to have established ourselves as a leading e-commerce aggregator partner in India. We are fully committed to continuing our growth trajectory and reaching the USD 750 million goal by 2025, solidifying our position as a trusted partner in the e-commerce ecosystem," eTrade Founder, Anuj Bhatia said. The company provides technology, logistics, inventory management and other tools to enable companies to sell their product online. eTrade claims to have over 100 new clients and registered a growth of 60 per cent over the last year. The company said that it recently introduced over 50,000 new products specially curated for the festival season launched by some of its partner brands like

E-commerce aggregator ETrade aims to triple revenue to $ 750 mn by 2025
Updated On : 11 Oct 2023 | 8:42 PM IST