Indian conglomerate Tata acquired online grocery shopping bigbasket

​​​​​​​EC Weekly Picks インド国旗

On May 28, "Tata Digital", a subsidiary of India's largest conglomerate, "Tata Group", announced that it acquired "bigbasket", an online shopping store for food and miscellaneous goods in India. The acquisition price is not unveiled, however local media in India reports that it will be 95 billion rupees (about 140 billion yen). According to the Competition Commission of India, the company has acquired the corporate B to B company "Super Grocery Suppliers" operated by bigbasket, and has also acquired the consumer B to C Company "Innovative Retail Concepts". The purpose of the acquisition is "to accelerate the introduction of grocery utilizing EC shopping into the Tata Digital in the COVID-19 era."

Source: Nihon Keizai Shimbun "Indian Tata Conglomerate Acquired Major Food Online Shopping Company" (May 29, 2021) (link available in Japanese only)

transcosmos is a global and one-stop solution provider that offers digital marketing, 5A analysis, eCommerce and contact center support that adds value through optimizing cost and driving sales. For more information, please feel free to email us at;

Let’s talk  ✉

trans+ editor
trans+ editor
Owned media editorial department of transcosmos inc., Which supports companies with IT outsourcing services.
Let’s talk ✉