E-commerce

Data related to payments to be stored only in India: RBI 

In case the payment processing is done abroad, the data should be deleted from the systems there and brought back to India within 24 hours, the central bank said.

published on : 26th June 2019

Hackers stand right behind as you shop online in India

According to Sophos Senior Security Advisor John Shier, organisations are struggling with phishing and other user-focused attacks in India.

published on : 12th May 2019

E-commerce firms’finance foray a quest for more user data

The quest to acquire the broadest possible user data is driving e-commerce and technology firms into strange waters.

published on : 4th May 2019

E-com bet yet to pay off for India Post

With its revenue deficit only set to widen, India’s 164-year-old postal service is counting on its recently launched e-commerce delivery biz to revive fortunes

published on : 18th April 2019

E-commerce companies raise $7 billion in 2018

The report states that the trends in terms of consolidation will continue in 2019.

published on : 9th March 2019

Humble ‘kappa’ strikes a ‘pricey’ deal on e-commerce site Amazon

While replying to a customer’s query on the site, the seller said the deal was primarily meant for those who are not from Kerala

published on : 7th March 2019

E-commerce to play major role in India growth story: Amitabh Kant

He further noted that driven by the growth in India's retail market, the country's GDP will also witness an increase and result in more job opportunities.

published on : 5th March 2019

Draft e-commerce policy calls for legal framework to regulate unsolicited commercial messages, calls

The draft has also asked for moving towards a system for electronic redressal of grievances including making available compensation to the aggrieved consumer electronically.

published on : 24th February 2019

OCMC resolves only 15 e-commerce consumer complaints in four years

It was in 2015 that the department of consumer affairs sanctioned OCMC Bengaluru would be managed by the National Law School of Indian University.

published on : 18th February 2019

Tata Motors develops vehicles for e-commerce market

For the hub-to-hub transportation, it has vehicles built exclusively for the e-com market, customised with special advanced features catering to the special requirements.

published on : 16th January 2019

Now buy natural, 100 per cent organic coconut shells online with no cost EMI! Not joking

It is an actual coconut, so you better not complain if there are dents or cracks in it, warns the online seller. 

published on : 15th January 2019

Government considering steps to prevent misuse of gift route to import goods

Import of gift items worth up to Rs 5,000 is exempt from customs duties, at present.

published on : 3rd January 2019

Restrictions on foreign e-commerce companies to hit FDI in India: US industry body

Flipkart and US-based Amazon -- the two largest players in the burgeoning Indian e-commerce sector -- are expected to be hit the hardest once the new norms come into effect from February 2019.

published on : 29th December 2018

Tighter norms to have a long-term impact on e-commerce sector: Flipkart

The renewed policy on FDI in e-commerce envisages a level playing field for e-tailers and offline traders, barring companies from selling products from companies in which they form exclusive agreement

published on : 29th December 2018

India’s new rule for retail giants Amazon and Walmart likely hurts online shoppers

Amazon and Flipkart will make presentations before India’s finance and commerce ministries to contest the new rules, local news channel BTVI said in a Twitter post, citing unidentified people.

published on : 28th December 2018
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