EBay Inc warned Wall Street on Wednesday that profit this quarter could fall below analysts’ estimates as it invests in marketing and a revamped website to attract more shoppers. Shares fell over 5% in after-hours trade.
India's Flipkart has secured nearly $2.5 billion in funding from Japan's SoftBank Group, giving the online retailer more firepower to compete with Amazon in the country's burgeoning e-commerce market.
A tech fund backed by Japan's SoftBank Group has picked up one of the biggest stakes in India's leading homegrown online retailer Flipkart, the Bengaluru headquartered firm said in a statement on Thursday.
Indian online marketplace Snapdeal has accepted Flipkart's revised takeover offer of up to $950 million, two sources said on Wednesday, providing heft to its bigger rival in a high-stakes battle with Amazon.com Inc.