All major e-commerce firms are going all out in terms of marketing spend in search of growth. But will this growth at all costs mindset cause problems in the near future?
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Alibaba has been quietly but aggressively investing in US startups as a way to gain a foothold in the market. Which startups has it acquired and why is it following this strategy?
(This article first appeared on YourStory.com here) Alibaba is doing to Amazon on its home turf, what Amazon did to incumbent leaders in numerous European and Asian countries – take the fight to them and work aggressively towards the dominant position. Amazon has done this in Germany and Russia for example, as detailed here. But […]
A detailed compilation of all the major milestones of the Indian e-commerce ecosystem from inception
Chat is ubiquitous now. But how did the messaging apps come into being and what has been their evolution? Where are we headed from here on?
(This article first appeared on YourStory.com here) It took a six-year-old innocent soul who has been allegedly gang-raped by her instructors at school for Bangalore to wake up to the horrors that were being unleashed inside what should have been one of the most secure environs for kids who spend a significant amount of their […]
(This post first appeared on YourStory.com here) I had the opportunity to watch a quirky, offbeat little film called “Begin Again” last week. Set in New York, this film stayed on in my head – the soundtrack was haunting and eminently hummable, the acting by Mark “The Hulk” Ruffalo and Keira Knightley was top notch, […]
(This article first appeared on YourStory.com here) “If you chase two rabbits… You will not catch either one” – Russian Proverb Have you ever felt pumped up by the end of a work day that you worked on multiple things at the same time and checked off many things on your to-do list, only to […]
(This article first appeared here) Nelson Mandela has left a lasting legacy of peace, harmony and equality in South Africa, and indeed, left an indelible mark on world history. In an amazing example of life coming full circle, the movie ‘Long Walk To Freedom’ based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography of the same name was released […]