ZopNow Cofounder, Birla Quits

It seems that Online grocery store ZopNow cofounder, Birla has quit. Birla has shared updates on his blog post with further details “So over the past 2 years I have been building a brand and company but I guess I…

How To Design A Loyalty Program : Lessons from ZopNow

I hardly save Rs.5-10 every week due to Zoppies but this reward system is so well integrated to the ZopNow experience that they can easily influence our behavior by using this system. Though this system is almost like a closed wallet but the way ZopNow has leveraged this is commendable.

E-commerce isn’t only about technology, its as much offline as it is online: B K Birla, CEO, Zopnow

Last week, we caught up with B K Birla, CEO and Co Founder of online grocery retailer Zopnow to understand his views on the evolving e-commerce space in India. E-commerce is as much an offline business as it is an online. Logistics and profitability are two of the biggest challenges for the industry, he says. Edited excerpts from the interview:

Now shop for Grocery & FMCG on the go in Bangalore, Zopnow launches Android app

The app is currently in Beta state and offers simple mechanism for placing orders, by using this app, consumers can look at products purchased earlier or browse through products and create a list to to make a purchase.

E-Commerce Firm Tradus Launches Hyperlocal Grocery Service; What Works And What Doesn’t

Tradus has just added Grocery to their ecommerce offering. And with this, gone deeper into hyperlocal – a huge but underserved opportunity in ecommerce.

Weekly Summary: Dhingana Shutdown; Startup Hiring & More

If you have missed out on all the action we covered this week, here’s a curated list.

BK Birla is Back at Asklaila; Looking to Rebuild the Team

Former Asklaila (and ZopNow) co-founder, BK Birla will be reclaiming his position at the local information services marketplace, he said in a blog post.

Online Supermarket LocalBanya Raises Series A Funding

Mumbai based online supermarket LocalBanya  has raised Series A funding from Mumbai based realty development group Karmvir Avant Group. The amount of investment made was not disclosed. LocalBanya was started in 2012 and processes over 400 deliveries daily with the…