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Why Indian Biscuit Industry is Not Shining?

The Indian biscuit industry is not able to attract any investments despite the huge market size. There is a crunch of innovation and fear of steep price escalation in near future.

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Jan 19, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

How biscuit companies are going through ‘Makeover’ exercise to increase the market share?

India is a transitional market as far as biscuit consumption is concerned. With the advent of MNCs, Indian manufactures are engaged in makeover exercise not only in product offering but distribution channels as well to remain competitive.

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Dec 08, 2017  |  comments ( 0 )  | adds Rs. 50 crores to its Series B funding

With USD 3 mn in Series-A funding early last year, this takes the total funding raised by to USD 20 mn from its inception.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Dec 20, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Impact on E-commerce & Retailers after CoD

With notes going out of circulation, people can use credit/debit cards, net banking or gift cards to purchase their products. This results the customers to save cash for necessity and chose to pay through online mode.

BY Joyshree Saha  |  Nov 09, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm plans to enter travel and movie ticketing business

Paytm aims to become one of the 100-billion USD internet companies, which is why it is taking a leap of faith in travel and movie business, to give a neck to neck competition to other already established players in the market.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 08, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm appoints Deepak Abbot as Senior Vice president

Paytm has been strengthening its product and tech teams by hiring top talent in leadership positions such as former Reserve Bank of India executive Shinjini Kumar as the chief executive of its payment bank.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Nov 04, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Ex-Citigroup i-banker, Madhu Deora joins Paytm as CFO

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, Founder, Paytm expects that Deora’s expertise will help him build his company to become one of the largest financial service business in India.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Oct 08, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm is moving in for refurbishment of its ecommerce biz

The company has recently pumped around Rs 400 crore funding in its recent concluded funding round which was headed by Taiwanese chip maker Mediatek.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 17, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm to build India's largest payment network with Aadhar-based eKYC

Customers identity is verified instantly on the basis matching biometric scan of fingerprint or IRIS against Aadhaar database.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Sep 12, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm gets valued at $4.8 Billion

The latest fund-raise is likely to see a partial secondary sale of shares as well, but the details are being finalised.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Aug 30, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

What made Vikas Purohit part ways with Paytm?

Purohit who joined Paytm in December 2015 was looking after the business correspondent network for Paytm's upcoming payment banks.

BY Gargi Bhardwaj  |  Jun 10, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm marches ahead in its promise of making India a cashless economy

In yet another move towards strengthening its offline presence, Paytm, India's leading payments company, has partnered with Mother Dairy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 14, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Rahul Yadavs latest venture fails to take off

Rahul Yadav - the much-talked-about co-founder and ex-CEO of, in his popular style (using Social media), announced failure of his latest venture.

BY Gargi Bhardwaj  |  May 13, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm to offer cashless car parking service

The company is also planning to convert 25 per cent of the cash transactions in parking to digital payments in the next two quarters.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 06, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Paytm initiates free Wi-Fi service at Noida metro station

One of Indias well known eCommerce player Paytm recently started offering free wifi service, Paytm Wifi, to its customers and merchants to access their online Paytm account.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  Apr 18, 2016  |  comments ( 0 )  |