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
Traders body CAIT seeks Narendra Modi's intervention in e-retailers alleged unethical business model
The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Wednesday said it has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention in the issue of alleged unethical practice of online retailers, including Amazon and Flipkart
Flipkart, Amazon could generate up to $6 billion or Rs 39,000 crore in sales this festive season: Redseer
E-commerce companies are estimated to have registered sales of close to $3 billion or Rs 19,000 crore, up 30 percent from last year
Govt accuses Flipkart, Amazon of violating FDI norms in e-commerce; says e-tailers try to influence prices of goods
The government had made it clear that it would not extend the deadline of 1 February for implementing the revised guidelines for e-commerce companies having FDI.
The government will from 1 February impose restrictions on how e-commerce firms operate, including barring them from selling products from firms in which they have an equity interest, leading to protests from Amazon and Flipkart.
An initial draft of the proposed national e-commerce policy was circulated among stakeholders last month to receive their comments
Pioneer was also found by the EU to have sought to limit the ability of its retailers to sell across borders.
Smartphone users are spending more money every time they visit an online retail website says Adobe data
The Adobe Analytics data go on to state that the length of smartphone website visits has in fact gone down since 2015 by 10 percent.
Both the ecommerce majors have resumed cash on delivery (COD) option for goods sold to customers on their marketplaces
With the festival sales season ready to go live in the next 24 hours time, online retailers like Flipkart and Amazon are going extra mile to stitch exclusive deals with number of smartphone and TV companies
Big Billion Days sale: Flipkart keeps sellers on tight leash, wants them to offer 'genuine' discounts
Most of the online retailers are not just increasing spends on advertising and marketing for the mega event, but cajoling their sellers to push the discount envelope to attract customers and keep competitors at bay
Analysts say the slowdown in sales was already evident during the first two quarters of this year mainly due to cut in advertising budgets and reduced discounting from the ecommerce players
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With the high penetration of phones in India and improving internet connectivity, e-commerce firms are expected to reach millions of new users in the coming years
Online retailers are trying to cajole consumers into revealing their vital statistics with new sizing technology tailored to turn back a tide of returned...
Online retailers are trying to cajole consumers into revealing their vital statistics with new sizing technology tailored to turn back a tide of returned garments that is hurting profits.