In addition to the increase in demand due to falling temperature, there is expectation that the ongoing festival season will increase the winter wear sales
The US e-commerce giant has a history of controversies ranging from aggressive tax avoidance in its home base to allegations of predatory pricing and unfair discounting practices
Amazon had launched the Climate Pledge Friendly in the US in September. It is now being rolled out in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain,
The conflict is over reports suggesting a Singapore arbitration panel order has been seen by some, even as it has still not been released in the public domain.
Closer monitoring will ensure that local small merchants are treated right, and provided a level-playing field on the e-commerce platform whose manner of functioning is increasingly being questioned worldwide
Does Amazon intend to get into brick-and-mortar retail, or are these tactical moves to scuttle competition to remain a dominant player in one of the world’s fastest growing retail markets?
Smartphones continued to be the biggest category, accounting for 47 percent of the overall GMV, driven by new launches and affordable models.
In the Jeff Bezos vs Mukesh Ambani battle for the Indian retail market, which is now also evolving into a 'videshi vs swadeshi' battle, questions are being raised by corporate watchers.
The apex court has sent the issue back to the Karnataka High Court and directed it to decide on the issue within six weeks
Amazon believes Future Group violated the contract by entering into the deal with rival Reliance. The deal would have helped Reliance almost double its footprint as India's largest retailer.
With the end of the Great Indian Festival, Amazon India has begun its second round of the festive season sale - Amazon Happiness Upgrade Days sale - which will continue up to October 28. Here’s everything that is up for grabs
There were numerous non-branded products sold on Amazon, Flipkart showcasing China as their country of origin.
This amounts to a breach of privilege, panel chairperson, and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi said on Friday.
You might have actually paid a premium for some of the products bought during the sales launched by Flipkart and Amazon India in 2020, according to a new study.
This happens even as the e-tailers including Flipkart and Amazon are estimated to have sold goods worth $4.8 billion during the festive sale, which went on for six days
While Walmart-owned Flipkart hasn't shared its GMV numbers, it said over 50 percent of the 666 million footfalls during the six day period came from Tier III and smaller cities
The gross merchandise value (GMV) stood at $2.7 billion a year ago
Amazon's 'Great Indian Festival' started on October 17, while Flipkart's 'Big Billion Days' sale began on October 16.
Amazon had earlier allowed that option until January. This comes less than three weeks after the world's largest online retailer said more than 19,000 of its US frontline workers contracted COVID-19 this year
While e-tailers are working to ensure that sellers comply with the government's orders, here are a few reasons why that has not happened already and if at all the companies can be penalised for this issue.
"Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until June 30, 2021", an Amazon spokeswoman said in an emailed statement on Tuesday, adding the guidance is applicable globally.
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Around 32 percent sellers on the site also saw their biggest sales day this year, and more than 110,000 sellers received an order
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