Tag: Amazon

Giant push for Digital Kirana – The big players

How Amazon, Metro and Jio plan to change the retail landscape in India

In the recently concluded AGM of India’s largest company Reliance Industries Limited, major announcements were made. One of the highlights of this most viewed corporate event was to digitize the local storefronts in India. Launch of Reliance Digital Kirana initiative could lead to re-birth of otherwise disregarded Kirana stores. Let’s look at how Kirana store’s …

Can JioMart be the Robinhood for declining Kirana stores

Reliance Jio is becoming the great startup story of the Indian business arena. It had a blockbuster launch with mobile network segment. Though Jio Fibre is yet to pick up as much, there is a good scope of expansion. Reliance saw unprecedented interest in stake sale for Jio. This was on the backdrop of its …

Why Mega tech companies are foraying into Fintech

Google Amazon, facebook, Apple in Fintech

At the start of the decade 2011-20, we saw more and more companies foraying into the Fintech space. Most of these companies were new-age startups, which innovated a new way of doing traditional financial transactions. What surprised many, is when Mega tech companies like Google, Apple, Amazon started to foray into this fintech space. These …

Can Corona be opportunity in disguise for Digital India

Can corona pandemic act as a catalyzer for Digital India

When Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi declared lockdown, digital was seen as a ray of hope. In the Indian context, digital economy started to become the necessity of the hour. The question that now arises is that will Digital be accepted as a way of living or is this a temporary blip.

Many businesses might even struggle to rise back on their feet and some may never rise again. Suddenly the talks of AI and ML have faded out. Digital is here to stay and will see rapid changes in the next few years in terms of M&A, innovation and opening up new segments.

Curious case of Amazon Food Delivery Business

Amazon Food delivery business in India

Amazon recently made an announcement that it plans to foray in the Food delivery business in India. The obvious question to the commoner is why would Amazon want to get into a business which would add to its losses. Last year it made a futile attempt to acquire Uber Eats. Zomato ultimately acquired Uber eats, …