Jun 24, 2021 02:53 PM IST
India's draft plan "includes several concerning policies, including significant limits on platforms' ability to organise sales and handle grievances," USIBC said in an email to its members.
- Jun 23, 2021 09:07 AM IST
India's Ministry of Consumer Affairs outlined plans on Monday which include limiting "flash sales" by online retailers, reining in a private label push, compelling them to appoint compliance officers and impose a "fall-back liability" if a seller is negligent.
- Jun 22, 2021 09:28 PM IST
Discount sales that benefit maximum to consumers will continue, but not fraudulent flash sales on the e-commerce platforms, the government said, adding that the etailers need not be "anxious" about the draft rules.
- Jun 22, 2021 08:03 PM IST
Flipkart’s counsel says that the argument that the e-commerce major can give sellers discounts on rentals is being misconstrued as an admission of violating FDI norms.
- Jun 21, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020 were first notified in July last year. Their violations attract penal action under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019.
- Jun 21, 2021 05:00 PM IST
In the pilot episode of Small, Beautiful & Strong, we examine the path for small businesses to the “new normal” powered by the engines of technology and digitisation
- Jun 17, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Flipkart and Amazon India need to undergo complex structuring and restructuring to align themselves with the e-commerce policies in India. Against this backdrop, the CCI investigation could even screen such restructuring measures
- Jun 16, 2021 05:13 PM IST
The facility will also help thousands of sellers offer a wider selection and enable faster deliveries of customer orders within the region and neighbouring states while also helping create national market access, according to a statement.
- Jun 11, 2021 11:42 AM IST
The Karnataka High Court will decide if the Competition Commission of India (CCI) can go ahead with a probe against Amazon and Flipkart for alleged anti-competitive practices, a judgment that can have a bearing on India’s e-commerce space.
- Jun 02, 2021 01:00 PM IST
In this episode of Setting Sail, Narayanan talks to Priyanka Sahay and M Sriram about his two decade old career spanning across the four Ms -- McKinsey, Myntra, Medlife and Mensa. Tune in to know more.
- May 31, 2021 12:10 PM IST
Demand for third-party logistics has jumped as the pandemic has catalysed online sales and expanded e-commerce to smaller towns.
- May 26, 2021 03:12 PM IST
Shoppers Stop has over 100 exclusive brands on its direct-to-consumer platform. Emami plans to introduce more brands and products, which will not be available offline and in other e-commerce marketplaces.
- May 26, 2021 09:23 AM IST
Summer portfolio of Emami likely to be impacted by the second wave of COVID-19
- May 24, 2021 01:48 PM IST
Sources told FT that Hupan University — an elite academy for Chinese business executives established in Ma's hometown of Hangzhou in 2015 — has changed its name and will restructure its curriculum.
- May 22, 2021 08:58 AM IST
The Nobel Laureate has become a fierce critic of the tech industry’s largest companies, saying that they stifle the flow of new ideas. He has also championed new US state taxes on the digital ads sold by companies like Facebook and Google.
- May 21, 2021 06:40 PM IST
India's strict foreign investment rules for e-commerce have caused friction between Washington and New Delhi, and frustrated US firms with online businesses in India, such as Amazon and Walmart Inc.
- May 20, 2021 11:02 PM IST
"Flipkart has created a system of surrogate business partners with the sole aim of bypassing the FDI policy and destroying the very traders the policy aims to protect," the traders' body alleged.
- May 16, 2021 05:27 PM IST
"To address the growing customer demand and shortage of critical medical equipment, Amazon India is working with sellers on its marketplace to help them bring in about 9,000 oxygen concentrators for customers in India," it said.
- May 16, 2021 03:39 PM IST
Ayilavarapu, an IIM Calcutta alumnus, is a member of Bain & Company’s Results Delivery and Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practices in the Asia-Pacific region.
- May 13, 2021 06:08 PM IST
Alibaba forecast annual revenue to be 930 billion yuan ($144.12 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 2022, above analysts' average estimate of 928.25 billion yuan.
- May 12, 2021 03:21 PM IST
The growth in the current quarter was led by consumption across the segments foods as well as non-food.
- May 11, 2021 11:15 AM IST
The equity raising will give Softbank a stake of just under 10 percent in THG, formerly known as The Hut Group, which floated in London last year.
- May 08, 2021 10:52 AM IST
Amazon Prime Day discount sale in June will go ahead in other countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain and China.
- May 07, 2021 08:48 PM IST
The fresh infusion is expected to provide more arsenal to Amazon in India to compete more aggressively against rivals like Walmart-owned Flipkart and Mukesh Ambani's JioMart.
- May 05, 2021 10:34 PM IST
The proposal for temporary waiver from certain provisions of TRIPS agreement is first on priority list, he has said during the formal TNC (trade negotiations committee) and informal HODs (head of delegations) meetings on May 3.