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Mar 05, 2019
E-commerce revolutionised retail sector, will play major role in India growth story: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh KantKant noted that driven by the growth in India's retail market, the country's GDP will also witness an increase and result in more job opportunities
Jan 24, 2019
Govt may relax mandatory 30% local sourcing norms for single-brand retailers to attract big foreign playersSingle-brand foreign retailers may be allowed to adjust the incremental sourcing of goods from India for global operations during the initial 10 years
Jan 15, 2019
New e-commerce rules may help boost topline for offline retailers by Rs 10,000-12,000 crore: CRISILCRISIL estimated that if B&M retailers lap up even a fourth of the impacted sales of e-retailers, it would lead to topline gains of Rs 10,000-12,000 crore
Jan 07, 2019
E-commerce norms should treat domestic, foreign players equally to boost the industry: CUTS InternationalIt said the government should frame a comprehensive national e-commerce policy to provide a level playing field to domestic and foreign e-retail companies
Dec 20, 2018
Commerce and industry ministry drafting new e-commerce policy to boost online retail sector: DIPP secretaryThe draft had suggested to introduce a pre-set timeframe for offering differential pricing or deep discounts by e-commerce players to customers.
Sep 04, 2018
Govt's business-friendly policies, digital push boost retail foreign direct investment: ReportAs per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), FDI in retail and wholesale trade nearly doubled to $4.4 billion in 2017-18, from $2.7 billion in 2016-17.
Aug 30, 2018
Amazon, Alibaba are shopping in India to up the ante in the groceries battleground; target brick-and-mortar retailersIndia’s overall retail market is pegged at Rs 47 lakh crore and modern retail and e-commerce together make up just about four percent of that pie.
May 16, 2018
Walmart India CEO Krish Iyer demands 'industry' status for retail sector, says it can create millions of jobsIndia needs to create a million jobs every month for the next 10 years to ensure that its youth are fully employed.
May 10, 2018
'Walmart Go Back': RSS' economic wing protests against US retail giant; wants Flipkart deal to be scrappedA day after Walmart struck a deal with Flipkart, a right-wing Hindu group that fears small traders will suffer staged a protest in New Delhi
Apr 03, 2018
SoftBank and Alibaba to pump $445 mn into Paytm Mall: Is it now equipped to battle rivals Flipkart and Amazon?Paytm’s plan is to double down on what it is doing. Funds raised will be deployed to beef-up technology and build superior logistics, among other things.