With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means the battle to dominate the fast-growing e-commerce market is set to heat up...
20 Apr 2017
MUMBAI, India: India's top e-commerce company Flipkart announced on Monday it had raised $1.4 billion in a record funding round that shores up the online retail giant in its fight against Amazon...
11 Apr 2017
MATHURA - Passengers on India's vast railway network have long complained of the terrible meals on offer to sustain them on long journeys, but a slew of new services bringing fast food to their seats is changing the way they dine...
13 Oct 2016
LUCKNOW - Coca-Cola has temporarily halted operations at a bottling plant in northern India over alleged environmental violations, an ongoing controversy which has dogged its factories in the country...
23 Aug 2016
NEW DELHI - Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos has pledged to invest $3 billion in India, in a big bet on the growth of online shopping in the fast-growing South Asian economy...
9 Jun 2016
MUMBAI: GSEC Ltd. has opted for Kale Logistics' Airport Custodian Management system, GALAXY, for automation of its activities at Ahmedabad Airport...
22 Jun 2015
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Authorities in Delhi have asked the national government to block the Uber app, saying the cab hailing company is operating illegally in the Indian capital...
26 Feb 2015
NEW DELHI, INDIA: An Uber taxi driver accused of raping a passenger in the Indian capital denied attacking her, saying he had tried to calm her after she started crying...
4 Feb 2015
NEW DELHI, INDIA: New Delhi has extended a ban on Uber to all web-based taxi services in the Indian capital...
10 Dec 2014
MUMBAI, INDIA: India's top e-commerce company Flipkart said it had raised $1bn (60bn rupees) in funds as it battles US company Amazon for supremacy in the hyper-competitive local online buying market.
30 Jul 2014
YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: From Cameroon to Ivory Coast, Kenya to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), traders in counterfeit drugs do a thriving business with the utmost cynicism and sometimes at the cost of human lives.
24 Aug 2013
NEW DELHI, INDIA: Car sales in India slid by over 12% in May, data showed Tuesday (11 June), marking an unprecedented seventh month of decline as an industry body warned that layoffs now loomed in the once-booming sector.
12 Jun 2013
Growing affluence in emerging markets is good news for manufacturers of gas-guzzling vehicles.
11 Mar 2013
LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.
30 Nov 2010
LONDON, UK: The global logistics and express market will shake off the effects of the recession to reach a value of US$4 trillion (about R30.8 trillion) by 2013, up from its current value of US$3.5 trillion (about R27 trillion) according to Datamonitor.
Published by Datamonitor 1 Jul 2010