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  • Amazon, Flipkart allowed to deliver only essential goods for one week in Delhi Apr 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST

    Amazon, Flipkart allowed to deliver only essential goods for one week in Delhi

    Curfew has been imposed in Delhi with effect from 10:00 pm on April 19 to 5 am on April 26.

  • New ‘must haves’ in the age of COVID-19 Apr 17, 2021 08:32 AM IST

    New ‘must haves’ in the age of COVID-19

    Regulation has to keep pace with social practice. Case in point: Smartphones have become an essential item in many Indian homes where children attend online classes.

  • SMBs to launch ‘Asmbhav’ Summit to protest against foreign e-com retailers' practices Apr 14, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    SMBs to launch ‘Asmbhav’ Summit to protest against foreign e-com retailers' practices

    The representatives were of the opinion that till such time that India continues to allow foreign retailers to masquerade as marketplaces and platforms in India, success for small Indian sellers would be impossible.

  • Social commerce to become a $7 billion opportunity by 2025: Report Apr 12, 2021 04:04 PM IST

    Social commerce to become a $7 billion opportunity by 2025: Report

    Fashion also continues to dominate social commerce platforms, with significant scope in the fields of home furnishing, costume jewellery and electronics accessories

  • Alibaba says it is unaware of other investigations into company, expects no impact on business model Apr 12, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    Alibaba says it is unaware of other investigations into company, expects no impact on business model

    Executives of the e-commerce giant also said that going forward focus will be on better services for customers and merchants, “while complying with regulators.”

  • mjunction targets 25% top line growth in FY22; conducts 27,000 e-auctions in FY21 Apr 10, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    mjunction targets 25% top line growth in FY22; conducts 27,000 e-auctions in FY21

    Our helpdesk and toll-free helpdesks were made operational within three days after the lockdown was declared. Being an e-commerce service provider, our customer-facing processes are 100% digital and already available on the Internet.

  • Maharashtra's new COVID-19 guidelines: E-commerce firms examine norms for vaccination, testing of delivery personnel Apr 06, 2021 09:07 AM IST

    Maharashtra's new COVID-19 guidelines: E-commerce firms examine norms for vaccination, testing of delivery personnel

    Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on April 5 wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to expand the vaccination drive to those above 25 years of age.

  • Future Retail to offer quick online deliveries in bet on e-commerce Apr 01, 2021 04:31 PM IST

    Future Retail to offer quick online deliveries in bet on e-commerce

    Future will allow customers to order goods from its popular hypermarket "Big Bazaar" stores in Mumbai, Bengaluru and New Delhi and later expand the service to 150 cities, the company said in a statement. There are 285 Big Bazaar outlets in India.

  • Amazon India eyeing to expand grocery business in small towns: Report Mar 29, 2021 03:20 PM IST

    Amazon India eyeing to expand grocery business in small towns: Report

    In the grocery segment, over 60 percent of new customers were from tier II and III cities and towns

  • German union calls four-day strike at Amazon sites ahead of Easter Mar 28, 2021 10:20 PM IST

    German union calls four-day strike at Amazon sites ahead of Easter

    The trade union Verdi is demanding a pay increase of 4.5% for workers in the retail and mail order industry.

  • 'DotPe' secures $27.5 million series A funding from PayU, Info Edge Ventures and Google Mar 26, 2021 05:34 PM IST

    'DotPe' secures $27.5 million series A funding from PayU, Info Edge Ventures and Google

    In the last 12 months, over 5 million Indian consumers have switched to the hassle-free way of ordering and buying from DotPe's merchants using its platform.

  • Amazon calls on India not to alter e-commerce investment rules Mar 25, 2021 06:22 PM IST

    Amazon calls on India not to alter e-commerce investment rules

    Amazon has said it "does not give preferential treatment to any seller on its marketplace," and that it "treats all sellers in a fair, transparent, and non-discriminatory manner".

  • Indian lingerie model Geeta J, 52, hopes to inspire inclusivity, change Mar 23, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    Indian lingerie model Geeta J, 52, hopes to inspire inclusivity, change

    Geeta J, a former teacher who took to modelling when she turned 50, says she wants innerwear companies in India to be more inclusive and avoid featuring only younger women in their promotion drives.

  • Payment startups big winners of e-commerce boom Mar 19, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    Payment startups big winners of e-commerce boom

    Online shopping, contactless card readers and mobile payments are nothing new, but lockdowns and fears of contagion changed consumer behaviour during the coronavirus crisis.

  • Amazon, Flipkart among foreign entities hell bent on destroying India's retail sector: CAIT Mar 18, 2021 03:06 PM IST

    Amazon, Flipkart among foreign entities hell bent on destroying India's retail sector: CAIT

    CAIT in a communication sent to Piyush Goyal said that FDI in e-commerce section of Press Note No.2 of FDI Policy 2016/2018, the stipulations of which foreign entities like Amazon and Flipkart are hell bent on ruthlessly destroying the Indian retail sector with their deep pockets and expansive lobby of legal experts who will stop at nothing before trampling the lives of over 40 crore Indians.

  • Need stricter regulations for FDI in e-commerce, domestic retailers tell government Mar 17, 2021 09:25 PM IST

    Need stricter regulations for FDI in e-commerce, domestic retailers tell government

    The government has lined up more meetings on the issue of FDI in e-commerce and whether e-marketplaces are bending the rules. On March 19, the DPIIT will meet with industry bodies FICCI, CII and Assocham, while on March 25, it will sit down with e-marketplaces like Flipkart and Amazon India.

  • Explained: India's new draft e-commerce policy and how it will impact the e-tail space Mar 15, 2021 04:30 PM IST

    Explained: India's new draft e-commerce policy and how it will impact the e-tail space

    Moneycontrol has reviewed the unofficial draft to bring an account of the key issues raised and how this will impact the booming online commerce space going forward.​

  • EXCLUSIVE | Government keen on national e-commerce regulator but ministries differ on key details Mar 15, 2021 07:12 AM IST

    EXCLUSIVE | Government keen on national e-commerce regulator but ministries differ on key details

    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.

  • E-tailers like Amazon, Flipkart need to treat all sellers equally, says draft e-commerce policy Mar 13, 2021 05:44 PM IST

    E-tailers like Amazon, Flipkart need to treat all sellers equally, says draft e-commerce policy

    The government is trying to address the burning issues of preferred vendors and online discounting which have marred the growth of offline retailers in India.

  • India's e-commerce market to surge 84% to $111 billion by 2024: FIS report Mar 10, 2021 04:46 PM IST

    India's e-commerce market to surge 84% to $111 billion by 2024: FIS report

    The report noted that countries, including India, have seen a shift in consumer behaviour caused by COVID-19, and new payment trends are shown to be on the rise. FIS, in its 2021 Global Payments Report, examined current and future payment trends across 41 countries.

  • Walmart's Flipkart explores US listing through SPAC deal Mar 04, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    Walmart's Flipkart explores US listing through SPAC deal

    The Bengaluru-based online retailer's advisors have approached several SPACs. Flipkart may seek a valuation of at least $35 billion in a blank-check transaction.

  • Rising popularity of K-Pop and anti-China sentiment is pushing the fortunes of Korean e-tailer Korikart Mar 03, 2021 02:33 PM IST

    Rising popularity of K-Pop and anti-China sentiment is pushing the fortunes of Korean e-tailer Korikart

    Bringing its products on the mainstream platforms, the company has witnessed 300 percent growth in sales since March 2020, and is currently reporting over 40 percent MoM increase

  • Indian mobile retailers call for Amazon probe, cap on online smartphone sales Mar 01, 2021 06:15 PM IST

    Indian mobile retailers call for Amazon probe, cap on online smartphone sales

    In a letter sent to PM Modi, the group cited a Reuters special report published last month that revealed Amazon has for years given preferential treatment to a small group of sellers on its Indian platform, using them to circumvent the country's strict foreign investment regulations.

  • KVIC's e-market portal achieves Rs 1.12 crore turnover in 8 months Feb 27, 2021 07:00 PM IST

    KVIC's e-market portal achieves Rs 1.12 crore turnover in 8 months

    Launched on 7 July 2020, Khadi e-portal has delivered orders to over 10,000 customers out of the 65,000 people who visited the e-portal till date. KVIC has also delivered more than 1 lakh articles/commodities to these customers.

  • CAIT demands ban on Amazon's e-commerce operations in India Feb 19, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    CAIT demands ban on Amazon's e-commerce operations in India

    CAIT Secretary-General Praveen Khandelwal demanded an "immediate ban on Amazon's portal and its operations in India" and an investigation against the company in a time-bound manner.

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