The company will double the storage capacity and also lead to creation of substantial job opportunities in the state.
The company said over 100 delivery stations exclusively manage deliveries of products from its large appliances and furniture category alone.
The Amazon Fresh store will serve a complete grocery experience across fruits and vegetables, dairy, meat, ice-creams, and dry grocery with 2-hour delivery slots powered by Prime Now from 6 AM to midnight on Amazon.in, the company said in a statement.
While the retail giant rectified its mistake, it published no explanation, nor did it apologise for the omission
Uber Eats is eyeing a valuation of around $300 million
The company will now share liability with its third-party business partners, implement 30-day notice period before removal of merchants from the platform, and improve the charging system for product cancellations and returns.
According to a ASSOCHAM-PwC joint study, the video over the top (OTT) market in India - which primarily comprises content streaming services - is likely to be ranked among the top 10 markets globally with a market size of $823 million, or about Rs 5,363 crore) by 2022.
The Amazon Great Indian sale which takes place between January 20 and January 23 will see a host of offers on categories spanning mobiles, laptops, household appliances to clothing
It has also announced a dedicated sale day for SMEs on December 16.
Amazon India has a network of over 50 fulfilment centres, multiple sortation centres and close to 150 delivery stations spread across the country
Google's push for creating local products stems partly from rising global rivals as well as fear of losing out in the Indian market.
In its fourth investment in two years, Amazon has pumped in Rs 230 crore or $34 million into its Indian digital payments arm
A senior state official told Reuters, "The government could moderate some aspects of the rule for online retailers as well or give them more time to comply. Another official confirmed that issues raised by the industry was being looked into.
The company has so far installed close to 1,600 kW of solar power panels at its two fulfilment centres in Delhi and Hyderabad, it said in a statement.It plans to expand the initiative to another five fulfilment centres and two sortation sites located in Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai, while further expanding existing capacity in Delhi.
The company also announced its plans to add five fulfillment centres (FCs) in Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Vijayawada and Kolkata this year, which will add four million cubic feet storage capacity.
It presently has its own delivery network in Assam, Tripura and Meghalaya, Amazon India's Vice President, Customer Fulfillment, Akhil Saxena said at a press meet here today.
Flipkart had entered the online bookseller business at the same time as its arch-rival Amazon, back in 2007.
As per Amazon, in the overall perspective, 50 percent of their sellers come from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities
Amazon, which is locked in an intense battle with homegrown rival Flipkart, has been aggressively ramping up its operations in the country.
More than 5,500 of these "seasonal positions" have been created across Amazon India's network of fulfilment centres, sortation centres and delivery stations, ahead of the Great Indian Sale in January.
A News18 investigation has found that spurious manufacturers and counterfeit sellers are making hay using loopholes in the Information Technology Act. Meanwhile, online retailers are shrugging off responsibility by claiming to be intermediaries.
The investment and introduction of 'chatbots' comes at a time when the e-commerce giant is locking horns with Flipkart in the Indian market.
Amazon India head Amit Agarwal told Mint that the investment will be focused on key areas such as digital payments and the 'Prime' membership programme.
Amazon India will increase the subscription fee for its 'Prime' service to Rs 999 in India in the coming days, up from the current introductory price of Rs 499.
Shoppers Stop, in a BSE filing, said there is no separate monetary consideration other than the mutual covenants and agreements of the parties.