Offline retail stores see a surge in footfall but low brand loyalty: Capillary

Vignesh Ananthraj

Offline retail is doing considerably well in the age of ecommerce,  says a report from Bengaluru based software as a service ....

28 November, 2019

Consumer Protection Act draft rules hold ecommerce companies liable for counterfeits, false reviews

Payal Ganguly

The ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution on Monday released the Consumer Protection Act 2019 draft rules ....

12 November, 2019
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Trader body calls for nation-wide protests against Amazon, Flipkart

Payal Ganguly

After complaining to the minister of commerce and industry Piyush Goyal and the prime minister Narendra Modi about e-commerce ....

4 November, 2019

From unicorn to distress sale: The ShopClues journey

Payal Ganguly

On Thursday, Clues Network, owner of ecommerce marketplace ShopClues, announced its merger with Qoo10, a Singapore-based ecommerce ....

1 November, 2019

Costs swell at Flipkart, Amazon as ecommerce rivals woo Bharat consumers

Shashank Didmishe

The ongoing rivalry between Walmart-owned Flipkart and Seattle headquartered Amazon for dominance in share in India’s booming ....

31 October, 2019

Amazon to use Indian Railways for transporting packages

Shashank Didmishe

Ecommerce major Amazon India has partnered with the Indian Railways to develop a specialised product to transport its packages ....

23 October, 2019
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Govt seeks details of top 5 sellers from Amazon, Flipkart: Reports

Supriya Roy

Ecommerce giants Amazon and Flipkart have been asked to disclose the names of top five sellers on their platform as well as the ....

21 October, 2019

Paytm to launch ad platform; Netflix, Amazon Prime in trouble over content

Supriya Roy

Paytm will launch a new advertising platform Paytm Ads. India is looking into the possibility of censoring content on online streaming ....

18 October, 2019

E-tailers cross $1.8 bn in three days of festive sales

Supriya Roy

Mid-way through the six-day online shopping festive sales in India, ecommerce players like Amazon and Flipkart have crossed over ....

4 October, 2019

I&B ministry wants certification of streaming platform content; Flipkart launches Hindi interface

Team TC

The ministry of information and broadcasting is looking into certifying content streamed on online platforms. Ecommerce giant ....

4 September, 2019
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Govt asks ecomm platforms to upload FDI compliance reports by Sept 30

Payal Ganguly

The government has asked online marketplaces to upload the audited reports on compliance with foreign direct investment (FDI) ....

30 August, 2019

Paytm Mall shuts warehouses to cut costs

Shweta Sharma

One 97 Communications-owned ecommerce platform Paytm Mall is reducing costs associated with logistics by adopting an online-to-offline ....

12 August, 2019

Consumer Protection Bill to increase compliance cost for ecommerce companies

Payal Ganguly

Online shoppers now have a formal body looking into complaints against ecommerce entities as well as enforcing class action against ....

7 August, 2019

Draft guidelines released for ecommerce platforms on consumer protection

Payal Ganguly

The department of consumer affairs has released a model framework of guidelines for ecommerce entities on consumer protection. Ecommerce ....

5 August, 2019

Amazon looking for stable ecommerce policy in India

Payal Ganguly

Seattle-headquartered ecommerce giant Amazon is hopeful of a stable ecommerce policy to be announced by the Indian government.  “Our ....

26 July, 2019

Snapdeal reports 73% growth in FY19 revenues, narrows losses

Shweta Sharma

Delhi-based Jasper Infotech Private Limited, which owns and operates ecommerce marketplace Snapdeal, reported a 73% growth in ....

16 July, 2019

LocalCircles seeks crackdown on 'gift' channel imports by cross-border ecommerce players

Payal Ganguly

Citizen engagement platform LocalCircles has written to the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs to enforce laws at all ....

15 July, 2019

Policy Wrap: Piyush Goyal says no ecommerce watchdog; zero MDR spooks fintechs

Payal Ganguly

While, payments companies continued to distress over finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2019 proposal to levy ....

12 July, 2019

E-commerce solutions startup Vdezi partners Amazon to enable small businesses to sell in UAE

Om Athavale

E-commerce solutions startup Vdezi has partnered the United Arab Emirates division of e-commerce giant Amazon, a collaboration ....

24 May, 2019

Exclusive: Sequoia-backed Increff gets new investors in Binny Bansal, 021 Capital

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Bengaluru based enterprise technology startup Increff has raised nearly $3 million (Rs 20.88 crore at current exchange rates) ....

17 April, 2019

Shopmatic tweaks pricing plan for e-commerce enabler platform to lure more SMEs

Binu Paul

Singapore-based e-commerce enabler Shopmatic Pte. Ltd is making its platform available for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) ....

8 April, 2019