Commerce

Revise GST on food items, Andhra Pradesh chambers urges FM

The AP Chambers stated that the decision taken in the 47th GST Council meeting to increase the GST on cereals and pre-packaged food items has imposed an additional burden on people.

published on : 11th August 2022

Microsoft joins ONDC network to launch social e-commerce in Indian market 

The tech major also plans to launch a shopping app in the country that will allow buyers to discover the best price offered by retailers and sellers. The app would be available on the ONDC network.

published on : 10th August 2022

Beauty retailer Nykaa’s Q1 net profit grows 33 per cent

The company board on Friday approved the acquisition of 100% of Illuminar Media, which is in the business of running and operating a digital platform.

published on : 6th August 2022

Aiwa India to focus on experiential retail; no immediate plans to enter e-commerce 

Mehta said that the company’s strategy is different from other brands in the sense that it has consciously stayed away from e-commerce at the moment and is focusing on offline retail.

published on : 3rd August 2022

DPS Vijayawada students excel in CBSE exam

Delhi Public School, Vijayawada has secured 100% pass percentage in the 2021-22 CBSE Class 10 results.

published on : 1st August 2022

FICCI national industry partner for Make-in-Odisha Conclave 2022

The third edition of the flagship industrial summit aims to showcase the manufacturing prowess of the State and investment opportunities across the focus sectors.

published on : 29th July 2022

Paytm Mall denies 3.4 million users’ data breach 

Strongly denying the breach, Paytm Mall spokesperson said the data of its users is completely safe and claims related to a data leak in the year 2020 are completely false and unsubstantiated. 

published on : 28th July 2022

Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce resolution imposes curbs on OTT releases

TFCC passed a resolution to allow OTT release of big-budget movies after eight weeks and small-budget films after four weeks of theatre release.

published on : 26th July 2022

Film distributors, exhibitors in Andhra Pradesh to take a call on OTT issue

Film distributor KVV Prasad said that they came to know that the film producers are contemplating to stall movie shoots from August 1 to devise ways to restructure the industry.

published on : 25th July 2022

E-commerce firms Amazon, Flipkart on gig-hiring spree 

As many as 5 lakh gig tasks were offered during the month compared to 3 lakh gig work in May this year, according to Taskmo Gig Index (TGI).

published on : 22nd July 2022

Commerce Ministry announces new rule for work from home for special economic zones

Keeping in view the demand from the industry, the notification by the ministry was issued to make a provision for a countrywide uniform WFH policy across all Special Economic Zones

published on : 20th July 2022

Amazon sues admins of 10,000 Facebook groups over fake reviews

Amazon noted since 2020, it has reported more than 10,000 fake review groups to Meta, the parent company of Facebook. Meta has removed half of these groups and is investigating the others.

published on : 20th July 2022

Open network for digital commerce to be gradually expanded to more cities: Piyush Goyal

"ONDC is a democratisation of the digital commerce world. It can trigger off many startups to bring technology into the remotest corners of India," the Union Minister said.

published on : 14th July 2022

CavinKare cautions against industry slowdown amid inflation and high crude prices

The company plans to focus on rural coverage and tailor-made SKUs for rural consumers in a bid to beat the declining demand in the region.

published on : 14th July 2022

Competition Commission of India takes on Big Tech, but needs sharper laws to deliver final blow

Under Ashok Kumar Gupta, a 1981 batch IAS officer from the Tamil Nadu cadre, the antitrust watchdog has been hailed for leading probes against e-commerce giants.

published on : 9th July 2022

Think credit solution for MSMEs: Vaishnaw

He also asked entrepreneurs to expand Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) to make it the next UPI.

published on : 6th July 2022

DoT warns e-commerce firms on illegal sale of wireless jammers, network boosters

Telecom industry body Cellular Operators of India said citizens are unaware that buying, selling, installation and possession of mobile signal boosters is a punishable offence.

published on : 4th July 2022

Government to release states' startup ranking

The exercise was launched in 2018 to encourage states and Union territories to work towards easing regulations for the growth of startups and strengthening the support to the startup ecosystem.

published on : 1st July 2022

BSE joins hands with Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce & Industry for deepening commodity markets

The partnership aims to facilitate cooperation between BSE and physical markets in areas such as knowledge sharing, education and training, events as well as to explore all areas of mutual interest.

published on : 1st July 2022

Single window portal scores, Tamil Nadu ranks third in ‘ease of doing biz’

Going by the point system, TN's rank jumped to three from the earlier ranking of 14. Andhra was ranked top with 98%, followed by Gujarat at 97.7% and Tamil Nadu at 97%.

published on : 1st July 2022
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