E-commerce platform ShopClues has laid off about 200 employees as it struggles to control costs in the hyper-competitive online shopping segment in India. According to sources, ShopClues has sacked about 200 people as its efforts to find a buyer failed. Recently, ShopClues was in talks with larger rival Snapdeal for a potential acquisition. ShopClues has been steadily reducing its workforce mostly in operating functions. ShopClues posted losses of Rs 208 crore for the year ended March 2018.