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Two months after completing five years in India, Amazon has inaugurated its first owned office property outside the USA, in Hyderabad. The new campus is said to be the largest Amazon facility globally. The campus is spread across 9.5 acres and located in Nanakramguda, Hyderabad’s financial district near Hi-Tech City. It will house...
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Hospitality firm OYO on said it will add over 3,000 employees across multiple functions in six months to fuel its next phase of growth in India. The development is aligned with its commitment towards investing Rs 1,400 crore by the end of 2019 in India and South Asia business, the company said in a...
Bengaluru-based food catering startup Hungerbox has raised INR 15 crore in Series C funding round from Paytm parent company One 97 Communications and Sabre Partners Trust. According to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs filings, the company is raising a ₹ 57.99 crore ($8.1 Mn) Series C funding round, of which ₹15.99 crore ($2.23 million)...
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Huzefa is not just another fitness enthusiast in town. Apart from sweating it out at the gym, he is also at the helm of OutFit Gym, a fitness centre based in Bangalore. A sportsman from college days, he loved sprinting and athletics. This inspired him to dive into the world of fitness. Huzefa...
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An umbrella body of hotel and restaurant associations has asked food service aggregators like Zomato and Swiggy to review their discounting schemes and engage in a dialogue for addressing restaurant owners' issues. The Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has also warned food aggregators such as Zomato, Swiggy, Nearbuy, Dineout Prius...
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Telecom operator Airtel has partnered with Uttar Pradesh government to create a future-ready state wide area network (SWAN) to provide citizens access to the government’s digital services. The service is another initiative for the grassroots penetration of the e-governance services under the various state and central government policies, which were otherwise challenging...
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Walmart-owned ecommerce giant Flipkart has now widened its horizon with the launch of Flipkart Videos and Flipkart Ideas. Both new products have gone live silently and reports confirm the launch as both are visible in the Android app. While Flipkart Videos is self-explanatory, Flipkart Ideas is an Instagram-meets-Pinterest like feed with links to buy products and get...
With brand consciousness emerging in India, the brand loyalties have increased as well. YouGov conducted a survey, in August 2019, with a sample size of 1,017 respondents aged 18 to 40. The respondents were asked to choose between 76 brands across five categories namely ecommerce, online payments, online travel booking, cab-hailing and mobile network providers.
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San Francisco-based ride hailing platform Uber has been on a silent drive in India as the company went public and has been addressing issues of driver partners as well as riders. At the same time, the company has also been busy expanding with discussions on subscription model for bundle of its services. However,...
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Talking about new business expansions, Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Corp said its joint venture with Indian OYO Hotels & Homes (OYO) is scheduled to begin operations in Japan in September 2019. “It will conduct an innovative hotel business that leverages OYO’s hallmark features such as total consulting for hotels and AI-based dynamic pricing,” SoftBank noted.

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