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Govt rejects Flipkart's proposal for entering food retail sector, company says will re-apply
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Govt rejects Flipkart's proposal for entering food retail sector, company says will re-apply

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has rejected Walmart-backed Flipkart’s proposal seeking approval for entry to the food retail sector citing a regulatory issue, an official said on Monday

Paytm Mall moves operations to Bengaluru; appoints Abhishek Rajan as chief operating officer
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Paytm Mall moves operations to Bengaluru; appoints Abhishek Rajan as chief operating officer

Paytm Mall (owned by Paytm Ecommerce Private Limited) on Monday said it has announced the appointment of Abhishek Rajan as the new Chief Operating Officer of the company

Coronavirus Lockdown: Karnataka farmers team up with Flipkart for home delivery of mangoes
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Karnataka farmers team up with Flipkart for home delivery of mangoes

E-commerce marketplace Flipkart and Karnataka State Mango Department and Marketing Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday, enabling mango farmers sell their fresh produce online through the Flipkart platform

Amazon India to add 50,000 temporary roles for warehousing, delivery network to meet surge in demand for products
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Amazon India to add 50,000 temporary roles for warehousing, delivery network to meet surge in demand for products

E-commerce major Amazon India on Friday said it will add 50,000 'seasonal' or temporary roles to meet the surge in online demand for products, particularly from those most vulnerable to being out in public in the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic

Amazon enters Indian food delivery market, to compete against Zomato, Swiggy; starts operations in select parts of Bengaluru
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Amazon enters Indian food delivery market, to compete against Zomato, Swiggy; starts operations in select parts of Bengaluru

Amazon India on Thursday said it is launching its food delivery operations in select parts of Bengaluru, a move that will see the e-commerce giant compete against major players like Zomato and Swiggy in the country

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth
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Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' during COVID-19 outbreak negatively affected Q1 growth

Walmart International, which is present in nine markets including China, Japan, Mexico, the UK apart from India, saw sales growing by 3.4 percent to $29.76 billion in the January-March period, with e-commerce accounting for 9 percent sales.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Snapdeal receives 65% orders from red zone cities on Day one of Lockdown 4.0
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Snapdeal receives 65% orders from red zone cities on Day one of Lockdown 4.0

E-commerce major, Snapdeal on Monday said that on Day 1 of the expanded operations, the orders at Snapdeal platform grew rapidly and had crossed 2.4 times the average of the previous 15 days by 3 pm on 18th May

Flipkart appoints new chief financial officer; Sriram Venkatraman succeeds Emily McNeal, takes charge today
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Flipkart appoints new chief financial officer; Sriram Venkatraman succeeds Emily McNeal, takes charge today

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday said it has appointed Sriram Venkataraman as the Chief Financial Officer for Flipkart Commerce (Flipkart and Myntra) with immediate effect

Coronavirus Outbreak: E-commerce cos geared up for shipping non-essentials but sales may be hit as large markets in red zone
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Coronavirus Outbreak: E-commerce cos geared up for shipping non-essentials but sales may be hit as large markets in red zone

E-commerce companies are geared up to start shipping non-essential items to customers in orange and green zones from Monday, but sales could be impacted as metros and many large cities are in red zones

S&P affirms BBB plus rating of Reliance Industries on disciplined spending, resilient earnings
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S&P affirms BBB plus rating of Reliance Industries on disciplined spending, resilient earnings

Rating agency S&P Global has affirmed its 'BBB+' rating with a stable outlook on Reliance Industries (RIL), saying the company's leverage is poised to improve and stabilise over the next 12-24 months owing to disciplined spending, asset monetisation, and resilient earnings

Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum
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Facebook-Jio deal a positive; concerns around flouting of net neutrality, data safety norms unfounded: Industry forum

Facebook's decision to invest $5.7 billion (about Rs 43,574 crore) in Jio Platforms is a big positive for India's digital services sector, and any apprehension that net neutrality or data protection norms may be flouted or consumer interest harmed, is "erroneous and far-fetched", industry body BIF said on Monday

Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks
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Policy flip-flop on e-commerce: Preferential pricing to gain some market share has to be stopped in its tracks

The government's recent flip-flop on opening of e-commerce to the so-called “non-essential” goods is just one of the many such flip-flops that the Government of India has made in the last 15 years on policies relating to modernisation of India’s retail sector

Amazon's David vs Goliath moment: Second French court orders e-commerce giant to protect workers; backs employees in row over virus measures
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Amazon's David vs Goliath moment: Second French court orders e-commerce giant to protect workers; backs employees in row over virus measures

A French court on Friday rejected Amazon’s appeal against a ruling that restricts what it can deliver during the coronavirus crisis, handing a victory to unions that had criticised the US e-commerce giant’s safety measures.

Moody's, Fitch give thumbs-up to $5.7 bn Jio-Facebook deal, says to help RIL deleverage
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Moody's, Fitch give thumbs-up to $5.7 bn Jio-Facebook deal, says to help RIL deleverage

International credit rating agencies Fitch Ratings and Moody's Investors Service on Thursday said the $5.7 billion Facebook deal will help Reliance Industries deleverage its balance sheet and monetise digital platforms

E-commerce deliveries are safe, taking steps to protect customers, staff: Amazon India
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E-commerce deliveries are safe, taking steps to protect customers, staff: Amazon India

Amazon India is reaching out to customers to assure them that receiving deliveries through its platform is safe, and that it continues to take preventative hygiene measures across its sites

Mobiles, TVs, readymade garments to be available on e-commerce platforms from 20 April
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Mobiles, TVs, readymade garments to be available on e-commerce platforms from 20 April

Mobile phones, televisions, readymade garments and stationery items will be allowed to be sold on e-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal during the lockdown from 20 April, officials said on Thursday

Delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers; govt's political coldness to e-commerce sector seen fading
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Delivery workers emerge as frontline soldiers; govt's political coldness to e-commerce sector seen fading

Though e-commerce companies are still somewhat struggling to fulfill deliveries, everyone—the government, customer, and Indian businesses—is fast realising that online retail cannot be ignored anymore

Coronavirus Outbreak: Grofers to hire 5,000 people over two weeks; will ramp up capacity to meet spike in orders
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Grofers to hire 5,000 people over two weeks; will ramp up capacity to meet spike in orders

Online grocery platform Grofers is looking at hiring 5,000 employees to ramp up its capacity to meet the spike in orders amid the nationwide lockdown

Coronavirus Outbreak: BigBasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery to clear pending orders quickly
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Coronavirus Outbreak: BigBasket to hire 10,000 people for warehouses, delivery to clear pending orders quickly

Online grocery platform BigBasket is looking at hiring 10,000 people for its warehouses and last-mile delivery to clear pending orders quickly and meet the spike in orders on account of the nationwide lockdown

Flipkart resumes operations; Amazon says in talks with govt to enable delivery of essential items
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Flipkart resumes operations; Amazon says in talks with govt to enable delivery of essential items

Flipkart, along with rival Amazon India's Pantry service, were suspended temporarily on Wednesday morning as India entered into a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.