Shefmarket prescription delivery service closed 2023 with a loss of 39.2 million rubles; Langame created the Association for the Development of Infrastructure of Esports and Other Events on April 18.

Shefmarket losses, record spending on cosmetology: the main thing on April 18

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  • The number of refusals in transfers and payments within the country and abroad may increase. This is due to changes to recommendation 16 (“Electronic fund transfers”), which were developed by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Izvestia reports.
  • Ozon allocated 12.5 million rubles to businessmen from the Belgorod and Kursk regions. Owners of collection points will receive payments of 50 thousand rubles in early May along with April remuneration.


  • The service for auditing telephone conversations using AI, Dialext, attracted an investment of 6 million rubles. The money was received through the Brainbox crowdinvesting platform. VC of 292 private investors.
  • By April 2024, two-thirds of KFC restaurants, or around 750 establishments of the more than 1,170 operating today in 74 regions of Russia, had already moved under the Rostic brand, the company reported. More than 90% of franchise partners have signed agreements to switch to the Rostic’s brand. The company plans to open about 100 restaurants in 2024 and about 750 new establishments in the next five years.

  • Lamoda launched the first of the previously announced clothing brands: Nume. This brand sells women’s clothing. Currently, you can buy about 90 items of women’s wardrobe: dresses, skirts, pants, blouses, jackets and more.
  • Shefmarket’s prescription delivery service closed 2023 with a loss of 39.2 million rubles. A year earlier it was 7.2 million rubles.
  • In 2023, Russians spent 269 billion rubles on cosmetology. The amount was a record for at least the last five years.
  • R-Pharm could start importing medical equipment from the Chinese company MinFound, which also intends to localize its production in the Russian Federation, Kommersant writes.

Services and technologies

  • Magnit has created an artificial intelligence laboratory AI.Lab: this division will develop and implement technologies based on generative AI. The laboratory’s specialists will create solutions in the field of intelligent search and content generation, computer vision, and develop virtual assistants for staff.
  • In Russia, the NomerApp application was launched, in which users can scold or praise drivers for driving, parking and other actions on the road that evoke emotions. In the service, you can create car profiles linked to the license plate number and leave comments about them; This is how, according to the developers, “a live social rating of the car is formed.”
  • The Ministry of Digital Development proposed to the government to change the course of the experiment with the development of a Russian open source repository (analogous to the Western GitHub). Instead of creating a new platform, the department will use the service of one of the market participants.
  • “Zen” opened the opportunity to promote not only articles, but also author and commercial channels on the content platform.


  • The specialized software developer for cyber clubs, Langame, has created the Association for the Development of E-Sports Infrastructure (ARKI). Its participants will be Colizeum, True Gamers, CyberX and others.


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