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Jul 10, 2018
SAARC Development Fund plans cross-border e-commerce platform for enabling seamless tradeThimpu-based SAARC Development Fund (SDF) is in the process of developing an e-commerce platform for enabling seamless trade of goods and services across member states even as it would fund 'start-ups', said its CEO Sunil Motiwal.
Jul 02, 2018
Amid protest by traders, US retailer Walmart says Flipkart deal in line with govt's FDI normsUS retail giant Walmart on Monday defended its move to acquire Flipkart, saying it is in line with the government's FDI policy, amid protests by traders against the deal
Jun 11, 2018
Walmart-Flipkart deal: Traders to protest against US retailer’s acquisition of Indian e-commerce giant on 2 JulyTraders' body CAIT on Monday said it will hold protests at 1,000 places across the country on 2 July against US retail giant Walmart's proposed acquisition of 77 per cent stake in home-grown retailer Flipkart in a $16 billion deal
Jun 05, 2018
Walmart expects to close near $16 billion Flipkart acquisition by end-2018Walmart, the US retail giant which signed an agreement in May this year to acquire 77 percent stake in Flipkart, expects to close the deal before the end of current calendar year
May 25, 2018
Flipkart-Walmart deal: CAIT fears predatory pricing by US retailer; writes to commerce minister Suresh PrabhuIn its second letter to Suresh Prabhu, CAIT referred to Walmart as "the US version of The East India Company", and also asked for a thorough investigation of the Walmart-Flipkart deal
May 23, 2018
Finance ministry ties up with e-commerce firms to give loans under Mudra schemeThe finance ministry has joined hands with over two dozen e-commerce firms, including major players like Amazon, Flipkart, Ola and Uber, to provide easy finance to small entrepreneurs under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY), a top government official said
May 22, 2018
SoftBank decides to sell entire stake in Flipkart to Walmart; exit could help investors attract Google parent AlphabetWith SoftBank deciding to exit Flipkart, Walmart and Tiger could get Google parent Alphabet to buy into the Indian e-commerce story.
May 21, 2018
Walmart-Flipkart deal: Traders' body to move CCI; says acquisition would create uneven playing field, trigger massive job lossesOpposing the deal, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Monday wrote to Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu and sought to know what steps the government has taken to scrutinise the deal.
May 17, 2018
Flipkart, Wal-kart or Flip-Mart: In its hour of need, Walmart must focus on in-house brands and not on re-brandingFlipkart is a giant in its own right and has the ability to overshadow brand Walmart in India.
May 14, 2018
After Walmart-Flipkart deal, Amazon to shift to overdrive; will it hire Infosys' Ravi Venkatesan?Venkatesan is in multiple talks with Amazon, the report said quoting sources, adding that he could join the e-commerce giant as either a board member, chairman or a senior advisor in India.