E-commerce

Amazon to shut wholesale distribution unit in India

E-commerce giant Amazon is shutting down its wholesale e-commerce website for neighbourhood stores - Amazon Distribution. 

published on : 29th November 2022

Nykaa chief financial officer Arvind Agarwal quits

Agarwal joined Nykaa from Amazon in July 2020 and is among key managerial personnel (KMP) who handled the initial public offer of the firm.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Centre launches framework for protecting consumers from fake reviews on e-commerce sites

The standard will initially be voluntary for compliance by all e-commerce platforms. BIS will also develop a Conformity Assessment Scheme for the standard within 15 days to assess compliance.

published on : 21st November 2022

Pain of dynamic and variable pricing

As a customer or consumer, I find tracking and planning my expenses extremely taxing.

published on : 20th November 2022

After Cloudtail, Amazon to delist Appario Retail

Appario is operated under Frontizo Business Services- a joint venture between Amazon and the Patni Group and at present is one of the leading sellers on the platform. 

published on : 1st November 2022

Small cities dominate e-commerce platforms' festival sales: Industry players

During the five-day Mega Blockbuster Sale, about 60 per cent orders come from Tier 4 markets, Meesho's Business CXO Utkrishta Kumar said.

published on : 11th October 2022

E-commerce firms clock Rs 40,000 crore sale in festive season, Flipkart tops order volume

Flipkart Group maintains its leadership position, while Meesho is the second largest contributor in order volume, according to Redseer.

published on : 6th October 2022

Flipkart Commerce general counsel quits; Walmart India's VP legal gets interim charge

Flipkart has expanded the role of its legal head for mergers and acquisition Manisha Kumar to oversee corporate governance and company secretarial functions.

published on : 28th September 2022

E-commerce firms witness jump in festive season sales from smaller cities

As e-commerce companies  have commenced their festive season sales for this year, they are witnessing quantum surge in sales.

published on : 25th September 2022

Welcome challenge to e-commerce duopoly

The slated launch of the Open Network for Digital Commerce by September end will give eCommerce the impetus it sorely needs. 

published on : 21st September 2022

Fraudsters claiming to be Snapdeal 'reps' rip off Rs 1.3 crore from woman

Sobha was receiving calls from numbers -- 7501479536, 7548053372 and 9163138779 -- which are now unavailable.

published on : 19th September 2022

Bengaluru floods: IT firms and start-ups ask employees to WFH

Many start-up founders took to Twitter and spoke about their struggles in the past two days. 

published on : 7th September 2022

Online cracker sale ads crop up in Tamil Nadu despite SC ban 

Ahead of Deepavali festival, a few firecracker sellers who used to set up shops at wedding halls in violation of norms have switched to online sale in western Tamil Nadu.

published on : 29th 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

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

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

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

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

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
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