How differently will people shop once the crisis has passed?
The pandemic advanced digitisation by a few years across industries, and especially retail. What kind of business models will survive when the dust settles?
N Mahalakshmi - July 26, 2021
The Reliance-Urban Ladder deal is good news for Pepperfry — Or is it?
The dynamics of the online furniture retail market have changed dramatically. What’s in store for the players?
Meenakshi Radhakrishnan-Swami - January 05, 2021
Pepperfry’s co-founder and CEO has at least three passions that keep him spirited and content — his work, conquering peaks and music
Debangana Ghosh - August 09, 2019
Ikea’s India Play
With a focus on affordability and variety, the Sweden-based furnishing major has scripted a success story in almost every country it operates in. Will the script play out here?
Shruti Venkatesh - August 06, 2018
Mapping The Gap
Aided with data on consumers, analytics on need gaps and waning brand loyalty, e-tailers abandon discounting to climb on to the private label bandwagon
Meenu Shekhar - May 24, 2018
Deal or Ordeal?
Amid falling orders and shrinking market share, Snapdeal faces a tough choice of either roping in a white knight or run the risk of fading into oblivion
V Keshavdev - April 04, 2018
Online to Offline
Online start-ups are headed the omni-channel way, but integration remains key
Avantika Seth - September 19, 2016
Click, buy, DIY
Now that perishables are being peddled online, could furniture be far behind?
Rachit Vats - June 29, 2015
Prada, pavement and everything in between
When it comes to clothes for the young, retail chains and small street shops hold their own ground
Arundhati Ramanathan - June 25, 2015