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Universal Sportsbiz raises Rs 46 cr; to touch Rs 100 cr revenue by 2016

Universal Sportsbiz Pvt. Ltd (USPL), the owner of fashion brands Wrogn, Imara and Collectabillia, has raised Rs 46 crore from existing investor Accel Partners. This is the second round of investments by Accel Partners in the company. Accel Partners...

UrbanClap raises $ 10 ml in Series A funding to fuel expansion

UrbanClap, a mobile-based services marketplace, has reportedly raised $10 million in funding from its existing investors SAIF Partners and Accel Partners. The Gurgaon-based startup, which raised a seed round of Rs 10 crore from SAIF Partners, Accel Partners and Snapdeal...

Foodservice start-up Swiggy draws Rs 105 crore in Series B funding

Bangalore-based food delivery start-up Swiggy has raised Rs.105 crore in a Series B round of funding from Norwest Venture Partners, existing investors Accel Partners and SAIF Partners and an undisclosed global investment firm. Swiggy will use the funds to expand...

Kids Fashion Goes Online

The fact that the market for kids’ clothing and accessories has been dominated by offline shops and supermarkets is soon changing with several online retailers taking over this niche segment, the kids’ clothing industry is definitely riding new waves. While...

Novotel Mumbai Wins HolidayIQ.com India Says Yes Award 2014

Novotel Mumbai on Juhu Beach has won the The HolidayIQ.com India Says Yes Award 2014 for its Awesome Food. Award winners are determined based on the reviews and ratings for Hotels from over one million travellers over the last...

Merchant of Style, Myntra Grows Business on Netmagic’s Data Center Infrastructure

The online fashion retailing industry in India is burgeoning, and it owes a lot to the country’s large population on the Internet. As of 2012, Internet user base was about 137 million – with penetration of Broadband Internet growing...

Online Retailer Flipkart Raises $1 bn Funding

E-commerce retailer is reportedly known to have raised over over $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) and is likely to announce the fund-raising by next week as confirmed by people aware about the development, reports a leading daily. The money...

Flipkart Raises $210 mn; to Utilise Funds for Acquisitions

Days after closing the biggest acquisition deal in the Indian e-commerce space, online marketplace giant Flipkart has raised $210 million in a fresh round of funding, bringing the private equity firm DST Global on board as an investor, according...

Show US the Money!!

It is an indisputable fact that retailers need funds to expand operations, move to newer markets, renovate, increase brand effectiveness, meet working-capital needs, etc. For meeting these ends many retailers take the external funding route. In this story, we...

Jewelry portal ‘BlueStone.com’ debuts in India

BlueStone.com, an online portal for jewelry and accessories, makes its debut in the Indian jewelry market. The venture has attracted an initial investment of $5 mn from VC firm Accel Partners and Pearson Education Services. The portal offers jewelry,...
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Human touchpoint is extremely important for us, says Tomohiko Sei, CEO, Uniqlo India

In 2018, Uniqlo sent Tomohiko Sei to India to spearhead its entry into the country that Retailing Co. ranks...
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