Pivot Or Perish

There is little doubt that the e-commerce sector is set to play a decisive role in our lives as we adjust to the changed realities
There is little doubt that the e-commerce sector is set to play a decisive role in our lives as we adjust to the changed realities

Pivot or Perish: New e-commerce playbook in the post Covid-19 world

The e-commerce sector finds itself in a unique position in India. It has lost millions of dollars due the pandemic induced lockdown that has choked supply chains and restricted deliveries. But these issues aside, there is little doubt that the sector is set to play a decisive role in our lives as we adjust to the changed realities. In the second webinar of Mint’s Pivot or Perish series, join India’s leading e-commerce experts to dive deep into how the sector is navigating through the challenges towards a future that looks promising.

Pivot or Perish
Pivot or Perish

Covid impact: Will big firms get bigger? Meena Ganesh on opportunity in crisis

In the second episode of the Mint Pivot Or Perish webinar, Meena Ganesh, Chief Executive Office and Managing Director of Portea Medical, commented on the opportunities offered by the Covid-19 pandemic. In a chat with Deborshi Chaki, Associate Editor, Mint, Ganesh shared her thoughts on whether the crisis will only help big firms get bigger. Watch the full video for more.

Portea Medical CEO
Hari Menon Big Basket
Hari Menon Big Basket

Covid-19 | 'We had no clue...': BigBasket CEO on reaction to pandemic

Hari Menon, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BigBasket, revealed how he and his company first reacted to the Covid-19 pandemic. During an interaction in the second edition of the Mint Pivot Or Perish webinar, Menon told Vinay Kamat, Editor, Mint, that his first thought after the pandemic hit in earnest and caused a lockdown, was for his and his employees' safety. Watch the full video for more.

Hari Menon Big Basket
Hari Menon Big Basket

Covid: Firms valuing employees more than customers now? BigBasket CEO answers

  • Has the Covid-19 pandemic led to companies valuing their employees more than their customers? Hari Menon, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of BigBasket tackled this question during the second episode of the Mint Pivot Or Perish webinar. Menon told Mint Editor Vinay Kamat that his firm always sought to maintain an equilibrium between both parties. Watch the full video for more.

Amazon's Amit Agarwal.
Consumers are now willing to try technology or remote-based healthcare, said Portea CEO Meena Ganesh.
Yashish Dahiya, co-founder and group CEO, PolicyBazaar.
Photo: Mint
Mohit Tandon, co-founder, Delhivery
Portea Medical MD&CEO Meena Ganesh
This chaos covid-19 brought, Myntra said it turned into an opportunity to stay relevant and know what consumers expect from the brand.
This chaos covid-19 brought, Myntra said it turned into an opportunity to stay relevant and know what consumers expect from the brand.

How Myntra rode the covid-19 storm

  • Myntra realised that the way people are working from home and spending time in front of their computers, there is a need for lounge wear and leisure wear
  • Myntra quickly brought in its partner fashion brands and started making masks and personal protective gears

Bigbasket CEO Hari Menon. (Mint )
Amit Agarwal, country head of Amazon India. (Photo: Reuters)
Pradeep Dadha, founder & CEO, Netmeds
Harshil Mathur Co-founder & CEO, Razorpay
Byju Raveendran, Founder & CEO, Byju’s. (Mint)
Photo: iStock
Albinder Dhindsa Co-founder & CEO, Grofers
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