Apr 19, 2021 04:55 PM IST
Curfew has been imposed in Delhi with effect from 10:00 pm on April 19 to 5 am on April 26.
- Apr 17, 2021 08:32 AM IST
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.
- Apr 14, 2021 10:08 PM IST
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.
- Apr 12, 2021 04:04 PM IST
Fashion also continues to dominate social commerce platforms, with significant scope in the fields of home furnishing, costume jewellery and electronics accessories
- Apr 12, 2021 10:58 AM IST
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.”
- Apr 10, 2021 07:08 PM IST
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.
- Apr 06, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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.
- Apr 01, 2021 04:31 PM IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2021 03:20 PM IST
In the grocery segment, over 60 percent of new customers were from tier II and III cities and towns
- Mar 28, 2021 10:20 PM IST
The trade union Verdi is demanding a pay increase of 4.5% for workers in the retail and mail order industry.
- Mar 26, 2021 05:34 PM IST
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.
- Mar 25, 2021 06:22 PM IST
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".
- Mar 23, 2021 05:16 PM IST
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.
- Mar 19, 2021 02:08 PM IST
Online shopping, contactless card readers and mobile payments are nothing new, but lockdowns and fears of contagion changed consumer behaviour during the coronavirus crisis.
- Mar 18, 2021 03:06 PM IST
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.
- Mar 17, 2021 09:25 PM IST
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.
- Mar 15, 2021 04:30 PM IST
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.
- 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.
- Mar 13, 2021 05:44 PM IST
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.
- Mar 10, 2021 04:46 PM IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2021 04:16 PM IST
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.
- Mar 03, 2021 02:33 PM IST
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
- Mar 01, 2021 06:15 PM IST
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.
- Feb 27, 2021 07:00 PM IST
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.
- Feb 19, 2021 10:58 AM IST
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.