Tag: Retail


ShopClues opens up for grocery and medicine delivery

To deliver essential products during the ongoing lockdown, e-commerce marketplace ShopClues is now offering sanitizers, masks, packaged foods, groceries, medicines and personal hygiene products on its […]
March 27th, 2020

Naspers-backed Swiggy scrambles to grab the grocery opportunity

Bengaluru-based online food delivery giant Swiggy is looking to expand its grocery services to about 150 cities from three at present, as the nation-wide 21 days […]
March 27th, 2020

ZON closes seed funding round of $8 million

Source: Startup MGZN ZON, the region’s first fully decentralized mobile-only e-commerce network, has closed its seed funding round at an unprecedented US$8 million, making it the largest […]
March 26th, 2020

Berlin-based logistics startup Warehousing1 grabs a further €1 million seed funding

German logistics startup Warehousing1 has received €1 million seed funding from existing investors, to increase functionality of its platform and get larger customers on board. Warehousing1, […]
March 26th, 2020

Global trade sees worst collapse in a generation

The global economy’s most abrupt and consequential shock in at least a generation is unfolding at ports and other hubs of international commerce as the US […]
March 26th, 2020

Exclusive: Mohamed Okasha steps down as Fawry’s managing director to launch $25 million fintech fund

Mohamed Okasha, the co-founder of leading Egyptian fintech Fawry is stepping down from his role as managing director of the company on April 1, he has […]
March 26th, 2020

Takealot will keep trading during lockdown

South Africa’s largest online retailer, Takealot.com, will remain open during the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa, but will only be able to supply goods deemed essential […]
March 26th, 2020
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