Anushree Bhattacharyya

Articles By Anushree Bhattacharyya

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With a slew of releases like Sanju, Baaghi 2, Fox Star Studios gain market share, while Viacom18 has given up some

A slew of releases in the past three years — from Neerja, Judwaa 2, Baaghi 2, Jolly LLB 2 to the recently released Sanju — has helped Fox Star Studios gain market share in the film production business.

Amazon India ops receive fresh capital of Rs 2,800 crore

The infusion of fresh funds is part of the $5-billion commitment made by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for the Indian market. With this, Amazon Inc has till date invested Rs 25,220 crore ($3.84 billion).

We are using our brands’ popularity to create new products, says GM and senior VP dairy of Nestle India

FMCG major Nestle India is building on its dairy portfolio with the recent launch of its two new ready-to-drink cold coffees, Chilled Latte and Intense Cafe.

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PhonePe receives fresh funding of Rs 451.6 crore

Flipkart-owned online payments app PhonePe has received fresh funds of Rs 451.6 crore from Singapore-based arm Flipkart Payments Pvt Ltd, according to documents sourced through Paper.vc, a data intelligence platform.

Grofers says clocking Rs 150-crore revenue per month

SoftBank-backed online grocery Grofers claims it is currently clocking revenues of Rs 150 crore per month but incurs losses in the region of Rs 12 crore.

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GST cut: Most white goods get cheaper by 8%

Thanks to the recent reduction in the GST rate from 28% to 18%, washing machines, refrigerators and microwave ovens among a clutch of other goods become cheaper by around 8%, effective last Friday.

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Discounts take a toll on e-commerce firms: Amazon, Flipkart, PayTm continue to bleed, losses up 6% in FY17

While anecdotal and empirical evidence both confirm online shopping is becoming more popular, e-commerce businesses continue to bleed because consumers need to be pampered with discounts, report Anushree Bhattacharyya in New

Potential for Indian subscribers paying for content not too far from reality, says COO of Eros Now

Eros Now, the video over-the-top (OTT) from the house of Eros International, posted a 276% increase in its paid subscriber base to 7.9 million in FY18, against just 2.1 million in 2017.

Our scale of content creation is different from other video OTT players, says entertainment head of YouTube India

Despite a bunch of video over-the-top (OTT) platforms being present, YouTube continues to rule the charts in terms of user base.

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This song’s different, you won’t hear it on YouTube!

As listeners tune in to free-to-use apps such as YouTube and Amazon Prime Music — part of the bundled offering for Prime subscribers —, music streaming apps such as Saavn, Gaana and Wynk are betting on original content to

Maharashtra order: State takes big bite out of theatre business

In what could spoil the party for theatre and multiplex owners, the Maharashtra government on Friday said that there’s no restriction on moviegoers on taking food articles from outside and consuming them inside the cinema h

Amazon’s Prime Day to offer steep discounts on July 16-17 – What customers must know

It’s raining discounts for online shoppers as Amazon India gears up for Prime Day, to be held on July 16 and 17.

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Hotstar did it with IPL, OTT is closing in on regular TV!

With over 200 mn watching IPL on Hotstar, OTT apps tasted their first big success.

Uber India Systems reports Rs 19-crore net profit in FY17

Uber India Systems has reported an incremental rise in its net profit at Rs 19 crore for the year ended March 2017, according to filings with Registrar of Companies (RoC) and data platform Tofler.

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FIFA World Cup 2018: Sony to ‘Liv’ it up – 10 sec spots going at Rs 3.5-4 lakhs; Rs 200 cr revenue aimed

As advertisers jostle for space between football matches, Sony Pictures Network and its video over-the-top (OTT) platform Sony Liv are making the most of the FIFA World Cup.

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HT Media seals £24-million ad-for-equity deal with Koovs

HT Media, the publisher of English dailies Hindustan Times and Mint, has inked an ad-for-equity deal valued at £24 million for a period of two years with UK-based online fashion retailer Koovs.

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FM radio: Chanels air fewer ads to keep listeners tuned in

Given how music streaming apps are now easy to access with the sharp fall in data bandwidth charges, radio stations may not have an option but to keep ads to the minimum.

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Amazon Seller Services FY17 net loss widens to Rs 4,830.6 crore

Amazon Seller Services, the online marketplace arm of Amazon India, saw its net loss widening to Rs 4,830.6 crore in FY17 against Rs 3,679.9 crore in the preceding year, according to filings with the Registrar of Companies (R

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Cloudtail India posts FY17 net profit of Rs 1.59 crore

Cloudtail India, a joint venture between Amazon.com and NR Narayana Murthy’s Catamaran Venture, posted a net profit of Rs 1.59 crore for the year ended March 2017, according to filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC)

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Flipkart Internet narrows FY17 net loss to Rs 1,639.3 crore

Flipkart Internet, the online marketplace arm of the e-commerce firm, narrowed its net loss to Rs 1,639.3 crore for the year ended March 2017, against Rs 2,305.7 crore a year back, filings with the Registrar of Companies (RoC

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Amazon Pay’s FY17 net loss widens to Rs 177.8 cr

Salaries and wages paid by the company rose eightfold to Rs 44.65 crore during the year from Rs 4.7 crore in FY16. Total expenses also increased to Rs 185 crore from Rs 8.2 crore in FY16.

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Paytm parent company narrows losses to Rs 899.64 crore in FY17

One97 Communications, the parent company of fintech firm Paytm, has narrowed its losses to Rs 899.64 crore in FY17 against Rs 1,96.79 crore in FY16, as per filings with Registrar of Companies (RoC) and data platform Tofler.

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BigBasket’s net loss increases sixfold in FY17 at Rs 659 crore

Supermarket Grocery Supplies, which operates an online grocery business under BigBasket, saw its net loss widening sixfold at Rs 659.1 crore for the year ended March 2017, according to filings with the Registrar of Companies

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Amazon Wholesale India posts Rs 2.8-crore net profit in FY17

Amazon Wholesale India — the business-to-business (B2B) division of e-commerce firm Amazon India — posted a net profit of Rs 2.8 crore for the year ended March 2017 against a net loss of Rs 23.2 crore in the preceding yea

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Focussing on building loyal customer base, says Kishore Biyani of Future Group

The idea is to add another 10 lakh members by the end of FY19 to take the total number of members to 17 lakh.

Patanjali reports 53.7% jump in FY17 net

Revenue from operations increased 87.2% to Rs 9,122.2 crore in FY17.

Hotstar likely to close IPL season with 60%-70% rise in ad revenue

Industry sources said that the ongoing IPL edition, which concludes on May 27, would have garnered Rs 350 crore–380 crore, against Rs 220 crore in the previous edition.

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