E-commerce

Govt to take 'balanced' approach on e-commerce rules: Consumer Affairs Secretary

Asked about the implementation of e-commerce rules so far, the secretary said e-commerce was a relevant sector last year and continues to be even now.

published on : 7th September 2021

Shoppers Stop collaborates with Accenture for digital commerce transformation 

The programme aims to enhance customer experience and profitability, as well as support Shoppers Stop's goal of being the go-to digital destination.

published on : 7th September 2021

‘Value e-commerce offers USD 40 billion market for firms’

The changing consumer preferences moulded by the pandemic in addition to the value and budget consciousness has put value-e-commerce in the spotlight.

published on : 18th August 2021

Can e-commerce platforms have their own brands?

Online marketplaces were a great enabler for connecting buyers with sellers; however, they no longer serve as an example of what a free market should look like

published on : 10th August 2021

Direct to consumer back through digital

The beauty of D2C is the fact that it disintermediates the selling and buying process. There is no intermediary, no e-commerce platform in between

published on : 3rd August 2021

Proposed amendments to e-commerce rules disincentive to consumers: IAMAI 

The draft e-commerce rules released by the government on June 21 propose a ban on fraudulent flash sales and mis-selling of goods and services on e-commerce platforms.

published on : 26th July 2021

‘Clarity on FDI in e-commerce soon’: Union Minister Piyush Goyal

The development comes in the backdrop of various complaints by domestic traders’ body like CAIT against e-commerce giants such as Amazon, Flipkart and others. 

published on : 3rd July 2021

Government to come out with certain clarifications on FDI in e-commerce, says Piyush Goyal

The statement assumes significance as the minister recently stated that many large online firms have come into India and "very" blatantly flouted the laws.

published on : 2nd July 2021

India's e-commerce sector to clock USD 55 billion sales in 2021

The number of online shoppers for 2021 is pegged at 190 million compared to 150 million last year, said Mrigank Gutgutia, Director, Consumer Internet, Redseer on Wednesday.

published on : 1st July 2021

More laws for e-tailers, but you can’t stop them

The variety and choice available from the comfort of their homes and the competitive prices offered have made online marketplaces a big hit.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Flash sales bar in basket of proposals to turn heat on e-commerce biggies

E-commerce firms must now also register with the DPIIT within a prescribed period and also display the registration numbers.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Government proposes ban on fraudulent flash sales on e-commerce platforms; seeks public comments

Ban on misleading users by manipulating search results, appointment of chief compliance officer and resident grievance officer are some of the other amendments being proposed.

published on : 21st June 2021

Kerala get its own e-commerce platform

Innoventia Systems, a start-up in Kochi’s Infopark has launched an e-commerce platform called www.

published on : 20th April 2021

Flipkart to set up third data centre in Chennai

Company will work with Adani Logistics to strengthen its supply chain infrastructure

published on : 13th April 2021

CAIT seeks Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's intervention in Flipkart-Walmart deal 

It claimed that such a deal will ?encourage malpractices, loss funding and predatory pricing in e-commerce?

published on : 7th May 2018
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