Mar 15, 2021 07:12 AM IST
While there exists a broad consensus on the need for an e-commerce regulator, sources say that differences remain inside the government over whether a new entity with sweeping powers is needed, or existing agencies can do the job.
- Oct 28, 2020 08:49 PM IST
Trade, e-commerce and FMCG companies have a huge presence in India along with a large consumer base that provides numerous opportunities for every player in this sector.
- May 26, 2020 02:02 PM IST
Regulators must ensure a level playing field for all e-commerce players. This will benefit the consumer and turbo charge the MSME sector, and the Digital India and Make In India components of the government’s vision
- Aug 07, 2019 03:33 PM IST
The government has proposed guidelines on consumer protection that will be made applicable to e-commerce companies. Bigger players should have no problem implementing them
- Apr 25, 2019 09:54 AM IST
The exit from China frees up cash that may be headed for India to make the most of the projected growth story, but it won’t be easy.
- Feb 27, 2019 01:59 PM IST
What passes off as a policy draft is a generous sprinkling of digital buzzwords, less than profound observations and an inability to connect the dots across distinct issues such as privacy, data ownership and data security.
- Feb 27, 2019 12:44 PM IST
The retailer has witnessed a slowdown in the demand and expects a single digit growth in the Jan-Mar quarter of FY19.
- Feb 23, 2019 04:13 PM IST
The government has invited comments from the public on the policy till March 9.
- Feb 08, 2019 03:47 PM IST
There was no clarity if the government will push for an open consultation by the industry stakeholders on the draft before coming out with the final policy.
- Jan 24, 2019 06:27 PM IST
Multiple business leaders attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here said there are confusions in their mind in the backdrop of recent policy changes for e-commerce players having FDI in India.
- Dec 17, 2018 09:10 PM IST
Stakeholder consultations on 'Framework for National Policy on e-Commerce' with representatives from government ministries, RBI, industry bodies, e-Commerce companies, telecom and IT companies and payment companies were held in April and July this year, Prabhu said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.
- Dec 05, 2018 12:52 PM IST
The government has started meeting e-commerce companies like Snapdeal and Amazon and asking them about ways in which they can promote local manufacturers on their platforms
- Mar 14, 2018 02:35 PM IST
"Most important for us at this point of time as policy-makers and also as stakeholders who are at the receiving end... We do not have a national e-commerce policy and we do not have a consolidated legal framework to deal with it.
- Apr 07, 2016 03:42 PM IST
According to the ratings agency, further clarity is essential for the successful regulation of the sector, implementation of the policy and achieving the desired objective to bring about a level playing field between offline and online retailers.