There is a thin line between what you need and what you want. If you don’t watch out, online shopping could become a habit that wrecks your finances.
Alibaba Singles’ Day sales hit $23 bn in first nine hours; over 500 mn users likely to participate in shopping festival this year
Alibaba netted sales worth $30 billion on its platforms on Singles’ Day last year, dwarfing the $7.9 billion US online sales for Cyber Monday.
Google was slapped with a 2.4-billion-euro fine for favouring its own price comparison shopping service.
Amazon's plan to foray into retail food sector may be scuttled by govt's tightening of e-commerce rules
In 2018, Amazon had proposed $500 million investment in retailing of food products in India.
E-commerce rules tightened; govt bans online firms from entering into exclusive agreements with sellers
The government also said that e-commerce companies will be prevented from entering into exclusive agreements with sellers.
Flipkart focussed on bringing next 200 mn Indians into e-commerce fold; betting big on grocery, furniture: CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy
Krishnamurthy said Flipkart will continue to invest in innovation for consumers and sellers in the coming year as it focusses on "impactful, inclusive growth"
By mid-2019, Instagram will have a ‘buy’ button, which will redirect users to the product page.
E-commerce in India: Over 50 million consumers stopped shopping online after their first purchase, says study
A language barrier reportedly discourages many online shoppers, as most e-commerce platforms are in English, and at times in Hindi.
Discounts are both a boon and a bane for customers with limited budgets
Just F, co-created by Jacqueline Fernandez will be available on Amazon Fashion for pre-booking on 16 July on the occasion of Prime Day
The companies agreed to train sellers to comply with EU safety law and utilize EU's Rapid Alert System.
Amazon makes international shopping easier for some by introducing options to change country, language and currency
The language of the app can also be changed and Amazon has added English, Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, German, or Chinese as the language option.
The Pay with Google feature is available for Android users and ensures that your online payment and buying experience is fast, secure and hassle-free.
“The fact that few people want online grocery shopping now doesn’t mean they won’t want it tomorrow,” Wolf said.
E-tailers are on track to generate highest-ever monthly sales over the course of the festival period this year
Driven by the festive fervour, online shoppers may splurge over Rs 30,000 crore on goods like mobile phones, electronic gadgets, consumer durables, apparel and home appliances during the festive season leading to Diwali, according to Assocham
Festival season online sales: Firms claim big numbers but questions over discount model continue to haunt
Why discounts rule still? Because there is no customer loyalty. Shoppers are only looking for lower prices