Indian conglomerate Tata Group is in advanced talks to buy a majority stake in BigBasket, an Indian online grocery startup backed by China’s Alibaba, Bloomberg reported. The deal is likely to value BigBasket at about $1.6 billion, the report said. The deal talks come as India’s online grocery retail market is growing rapidly due in part to the pandemic that has boosted demand. Tata’s big move...
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