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  • E-commerce solution provider Graas raises $40 million in first close of Series A Aug 17, 2022 10:03 AM IST

    E-commerce solution provider Graas raises $40 million in first close of Series A

    Graas has already invested a part of the funding in acquiring Shoptimize Inc and SELLinALL

  • Alibaba may witness a decline in earnings for the first time ever; analysts hopeful for recovery in next quarter Aug 04, 2022 12:31 PM IST

    Alibaba may witness a decline in earnings for the first time ever; analysts hopeful for recovery in next quarter

    Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce juggernaut is anticipated to announce fiscal first-quarter revenue totalling 203.23 billion yuan ($30.05 billion), down 1.2 percent from the year ago period.

  • Online retail to reach $225 billion, D2C to touch $70 billion in a few years in India: Report Aug 03, 2022 07:25 AM IST

    Online retail to reach $225 billion, D2C to touch $70 billion in a few years in India: Report

    Electronics and fashion, which are usually the top selling categories for marketplaces, saw a slower growth compared to other categories in terms of order volume

  • E-commerce platforms under CCPA lens as consumer complaints spike 30-40% Jul 26, 2022 01:32 PM IST

    E-commerce platforms under CCPA lens as consumer complaints spike 30-40%

    During the pandemic, people shifted a lot to e-commerce and thus government wants to ensure no unfair trade practices are prevalent on these e-commerce platforms, Nidhi Khare the Chairperson of the Central Consumer Protection Authority told CNBC-TV18.

  • Why are e-commerce startups joining ONDC? Jul 22, 2022 05:17 PM IST

    Why are e-commerce startups joining ONDC?

  • Big ticket-size items hit the most as e-commerce feels inflation pinch Jul 19, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    Big ticket-size items hit the most as e-commerce feels inflation pinch

    Electronic items, along with direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands, affected the most. D2C brands also grappling with supply-chain issues as costs increase, say experts.

  • Alibaba cuts a third of deals team staff after regulatory crackdown: Report Jul 14, 2022 06:58 PM IST

    Alibaba cuts a third of deals team staff after regulatory crackdown: Report

    Alibaba plans to reduce its strategic investment team of more than 110 people, mainly based in mainland China, to about 70, Reuters learnt from sources.

  • India's last-mile CO2 emissions at least half of overall exhaust from e-com deliveries: Study Jul 13, 2022 10:53 AM IST

    India's last-mile CO2 emissions at least half of overall exhaust from e-com deliveries: Study

    The report found that India's last-mile emissions per delivery stand at 285 gCO2 and are significantly higher than the global weighted average of 204 gCO2.

  • Decision to allow firms below GST threshold to engage in e-commerce to help small businesses: Piyush Goyal Jun 30, 2022 02:44 PM IST

    Decision to allow firms below GST threshold to engage in e-commerce to help small businesses: Piyush Goyal

    The decision will be a game-changer for the success of the government's Open Network For Digital Commerce (ONDC) platform, the minister added.

  • Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann steps down, Google executive to take over in e-commerce push Jun 29, 2022 06:40 AM IST

    Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann steps down, Google executive to take over in e-commerce push

    The news sent the company's shares 9% higher in extended trading on Tuesday and underscored a shift in focus at Pinterest to e-commerce initiatives from its advertising-based business model.

  • How Metro Brands’ massive offline reach helps widen its online footprint Jun 25, 2022 03:26 PM IST

    How Metro Brands’ massive offline reach helps widen its online footprint

    Metro Brands has seen massive growth in the digital channel. Farah Malik Bhanji and Alisha Malik, two members of the promoter-founder family, talk to Anuradha Sengupta in an episode on the ‘Life After Listing’ show and discuss what has helped the surge in sales from the online channels.

  • Amid startup layoffs, larger job market remains buoyant across sectors Jun 23, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    Amid startup layoffs, larger job market remains buoyant across sectors

    While thousands of startup employees have lost jobs, the number is small if one looks at the larger employment market canvas, experts said. While IT and ITes sector will continue its run, e-commerce and logistics as well as export oriented sectors including textiles, leather goods are doing well. Consumer goods sector will increasingly hire more as well as the retail and hospitality sectors.

  • GST council may ease compliance issues for e-commerce suppliers Jun 21, 2022 07:57 AM IST

    GST council may ease compliance issues for e-commerce suppliers

    Sources privy to the developments told CNBC-TV18 that compliance issues for e-commerce suppliers are likely to be eased. The council could also empower the Centre and states to issue show-cause notices to plug leakages.

  • Warehouse business catches fire, boosted by pandemic, e-commerce Jun 19, 2022 11:18 AM IST

    Warehouse business catches fire, boosted by pandemic, e-commerce

    "It's been a tremendous struggle to find the appropriate location for clients," said Michael Schipper of Blau & Berg, a commercial real estate specialist in New Jersey and New York.

  • 'Elephant can dance': Tata poised to gain market share in digital space, says JM Financial Jun 03, 2022 08:50 PM IST

    'Elephant can dance': Tata poised to gain market share in digital space, says JM Financial

    Based on the GMV of key categories on Tata Neu, JM Financial believes the value of Tata Digital "could be upwards of $15 billion".

  • The honeymoon may be over for D2C brands Jun 01, 2022 12:21 PM IST

    The honeymoon may be over for D2C brands

    Stagnating growth, customer-acquisition challenges and intense competition, combined with a sharp decline in funding, forcing companies to conserve cash, have given the industry a reality check

  • India to oppose continuation of moratorium on customs duties on e-commerce trade at WTO meet next month May 31, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    India to oppose continuation of moratorium on customs duties on e-commerce trade at WTO meet next month

    The official said allowing the moratorium to lapse is important for developing nations to preserve policy space for their digital advancement, to regulate imports and generate revenue through customs duties.

  • Mensa Brands to hire 700, and acquire 20 more brands to double its run rate May 31, 2022 03:04 PM IST

    Mensa Brands to hire 700, and acquire 20 more brands to double its run rate

    On acquisitions, Narayanan added that this year will be better for roll-up e-commerce as brands will be looking out for investments, amid the market slowdown.

  • Tata Neu bets on express deliveries, metaverse and personalisation May 30, 2022 10:21 AM IST

    Tata Neu bets on express deliveries, metaverse and personalisation

    While company executives did not share a specific timeline for express deliveries, Tata Neu plans to leverage their supply chain capabilities which will be available across all its categories

  • Centre to develop framework to check fake reviews on e-commerce websites May 28, 2022 12:27 PM IST

    Centre to develop framework to check fake reviews on e-commerce websites

    The consumer affairs ministry along with the ASCI held a virtual meeting on Friday with stakeholders, including e-commerce entities, to discuss the magnitude of fake reviews on their platforms.

  • Fake reviews on e-commerce sites under Centre's radar; meeting with stakeholders on Friday May 26, 2022 05:10 PM IST

    Fake reviews on e-commerce sites under Centre's radar; meeting with stakeholders on Friday

    The discussions will be broadly based on the impact of fake and misleading reviews on consumers and possible measures to prevent such anomaly

  • The Moneycontrol Real Estate Show | Are companies now better prepared to handle a fourth wave of COVID-19? May 25, 2022 07:42 PM IST

    The Moneycontrol Real Estate Show | Are companies now better prepared to handle a fourth wave of COVID-19?

    In this episode of The Moneycontrol Real Estate show, Moneycontrol's Vandana Ramnani talks to Vikaash Khdloya, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and COO, Embassy REIT about commercial leasing trends after three waves of COVID-19. He tells listeners that the company is starting to see rents inching up as people get back to work as the physical occupancy of commercial parks improve.

  • Amazon writes to Future independent directors, accuses them of facilitating fraudulent stratagem May 22, 2022 06:38 PM IST

    Amazon writes to Future independent directors, accuses them of facilitating fraudulent stratagem

    Amazon has accused independent directors of Future Retail Ltd (FRL) of facilitating "fraudulent stratagem" of transfer of 835 stores to billionaire Mukesh Ambani's Reliance group

  • Singapore's B2B ecommerce startup Zilingo fires Ankiti Bose after suspension as ex-CEO vows to fight back against 'witch hunt' May 20, 2022 11:58 AM IST

    Singapore's B2B ecommerce startup Zilingo fires Ankiti Bose after suspension as ex-CEO vows to fight back against 'witch hunt'

    "We will pursue our rights against this witch-hunt to the full extent of the law," says ex-CEO

  • Amazon launches Smart Commerce, aims to to transform local stores into digital dukaans May 18, 2022 01:37 PM IST

    Amazon launches Smart Commerce, aims to to transform local stores into digital dukaans

    Amazon plans to digitise one crore small businesses across the country by 2025.

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