Articles about E-commerce
04 Jul 2021
Here's how Mighty is empowering children through e-commerce and entrepreneurship
Just when you thought that e-commerce is at its pinnacle, a Los Angeles-based start-up called Mighty is here to take it up a notch.
27 May 2021
Instagram launches new 'Shop' tab section exclusively for product drops
In yet another move markedly reducing dependency on advertising revenue, Instagram has announced that it will add a new section called "Drops" under the Shop tab on the app.
19 May 2021
Google expands partnership with Shopify to enhance shopping experience
Google announced on day one of the Google I/O 2021 conference for developers that it has expanded its partnership with e-commerce platform Shopify, and that it will offer an enhanced shopping experience for Photos and Chrome users.
05 Feb 2021
PayPal will shut down domestic payments business in India
PayPal will be shutting down its domestic payment services from April 1. The move will not affect international transactions, as small and large Indian businesses can continue to receive/send money from/to their international contacts.
10 Oct 2020
Flipkart 'Launchpad' offers students a chance to earn Rs. 22,500
Ahead of the Big Billion Days festive sale, e-commerce giant Flipkart has announced the 'Launchpad' internship program for students in India.
10 Oct 2020
Now, Google plans to make YouTube a shopping hub
With a user base of more than two billion, YouTube dominates as one of the biggest video streaming services in the world.
29 Sep 2020
Now, Amazon lets you pay with your palm
Amazon is building on its physical retail ambitions with an innovative new technology that lets you pay with nothing but the palm of your hand.
27 Aug 2020
Annakoot: FMCG & Sattvik restaurants with a touch of finesse
A new retail chain called 'Annakoot - God's own cuisine' has announced its arrival in the Indian food and FMCG market.
26 Aug 2020
Amazon accused of unfair business practices in India: Details here
Amazon's antitrust troubles are not just limited to the United States or the European Union.
22 Aug 2020
Flipkart partners with Nepal's Sastodeal, opening new market for MSMEs
In a bid to enable cross-border trade for small Indian businesses and sellers, e-commerce giant Flipkart has partnered with Sastodeal, a leading online shopping platform in Nepal.
20 Aug 2020
Chemist body opposes Reliance's acquisition of Netmeds: Here's why
Yesterday, Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries had announced the acquisition of online pharmacy Netmeds, along with its subsidiaries and parent company, to scale up its e-commerce play.
15 Aug 2020
Flipkart is gearing up to deliver alcohol in India
After groceries, essentials, and travel bookings, e-commerce major Flipkart is looking to expand into the alcohol delivery category, Reuters has reported.
30 Jul 2020
India Buy Local, your one-stop shop for all things Indian
In the wake of the deadly clash with China, India's call for "vocal for local" has grown stronger than ever.
23 Jul 2020
Flipkart buys Walmart India, foraying into online wholesale
In a major move, homegrown e-commerce giant Flipkart has acquired Walmart India.
09 Jul 2020
Government wants shopping sites to display 'origin country' of products
Amid calls to boycott the foreign goods, especially those from China, to make way for Atmanirbhar Bharat, the Government of India is looking to have 'origin country' of products displayed across online shopping portals.
09 Jul 2020
Now, Walmart is bringing an Amazon Prime-like membership service
More than 15 years after the launch of Amazon's Prime subscription service, its competitor Walmart is set to bring its own membership - Walmart+.
08 Jul 2020
Verishop = Pinterest + Instagram + TikTok
The idea of online shopping has long revolved around visiting e-commerce websites, searching for products, or exploring categories.
28 May 2020
South Korea's coronavirus cases surge raising fears of second wave
The number of daily coronavirus infections rose for the third consecutive day in South Korea raising fears of a second wave of the outbreak.
25 May 2020
Reliance JioMart now live across 200 Indian cities: Details here
The lockdown enforced to contain the outbreak of COVID-19 has surged the demand for home delivery of essentials, giving a significant boost to the business of e-grocers like Bigbasket and Grofers.
20 May 2020
'Facebook Shops' to take on Amazon in e-commerce: Here's how
After launching several scattered features aimed at buying and selling products, Facebook is making a full-fledged move in the social e-commerce arena to take on players like Amazon.
05 May 2020
Mi Commerce, Xiaomi's new e-commerce platform to boost sales
In a bid to boost sales in a market hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic, Xiaomi is launching a new e-commerce service called 'Mi Commerce'.
20 Apr 2020
#LockdownRelaxation: Industries which will be operational from April 20
India entered the second phase of the coronavirus-enforced lockdown on April 15, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of the nationwide lockdown till May 3 to contain the spread of the deadly COVID-19.
19 Apr 2020
#Lockdown: MHA changes rules again, only essentials to be delivered
The Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday introduced changes in guidelines for the operations of e-commerce websites during the lockdown.
26 Mar 2020
Amid lockdown, Flipkart to resume delivery of essential goods
A day after announcing the suspension of all its services in compliance with the lockdown put in place by the Indian government, Flipkart has taken the decision to resume operations to some extent.
26 Mar 2020
Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police
Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.
01 Nov 2019
A Singaporean company bought (unicorn) ShopClues for peanuts
ShopClues, a once-popular marketplace in India's online shopping space, has been acquired by Singapore-based e-commerce platform Qoo10 in an all-stock deal.
14 Oct 2019
Online retailer Bewakoof.com receives $11.28 million funding
Mumbai-based Bewakoof.com, the e-commerce platform which sells creative and distinctive fashion apparel at affordable prices, has raised $11.28 million funding in venture round.
15 Sep 2019
Traders' body seeks blanket ban on Amazon, Flipkart festive sales
Recently, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) urged the government to ban festive season sales conducted by e-commerce companies like Amazon and Flipkart.
10 Sep 2019
#AnEraEnds: Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma hangs up his boots
After spending two decades at Alibaba's helm, Jack Ma stepped down as Chairman of the e-commerce giant on Tuesday, his 55th birthday.
13 Feb 2019
How 27-year-old Ankiti Bose built a $1bn fashion start-up
On Tuesday, Singapore-based online fashion retail site Zilingo Pte raised $226mn to fund its expansion to Australia, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
29 Jan 2019
Worried Flipkart wants six-month delay in implementing new e-commerce rules
American retail giant Walmart-owned Flipkart has written to the government that it faces "the risk of significant customer disruption" if the deadline for implementing the new e-commerce curbs, which could cause huge disruption in the space, isn't extended by six months.
19 Jan 2019
Amazon has built vests to protect workers from warehouse robots
With robots at Amazon's warehouses increasingly becoming a hazard for the company's warehouse workers, Amazon Robotics has come up with a new vest to protect its employees.
18 Jan 2019
Reliance to enter e-commerce sector to take on Amazon, Flipkart
The e-commerce landscape in India might change soon as Mukesh Ambani has announced his plans to enter the sector.
20 Dec 2018
Here's why RBI stopped Paytm bank from enrolling new customers
Although Paytm got off to a good start with its payments bank initiative, opening of new bank accounts and e-wallets abruptly came to a halt in August this year, thanks to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
15 Dec 2018
Google Shopping: What it means for consumers and merchants
Aimed at simplifying online shopping, Google recently introduced its latest 'Shopping' feature in India.
11 Dec 2018
#FinancialBytes: 5 best cashback websites to save money
Everyone loves to shop online but when it comes to saving money on their purchases, many don't have a clue on how to save.
10 Dec 2018
Flipkart looks to abolish Myntra CEO post, Ananth Narayanan resigns
Weeks after denying he has no reason to quit Myntra, CEO of fashion-focused e-commerce arm of Flipkart, Ananth Narayanan, has reigned, LiveMint reports. Further, the company is seeking to remove the post altogether.
17 Nov 2018
Flipkart offer: Buy Pixel 3 for Rs. 3,580 per month
The recently launched Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are one of the best smartphones of 2018.
16 Nov 2018
Flipkart Mobiles Bonanza starts from November 19: Top deals revealed
Flipkart has announced its Mobiles Bonanza sale from November 19 to 22.
08 Nov 2018
CCI concludes Flipkart, Amazon not violating norms, rejects vendors' complaints
Fair trade watchdog Competition Commission of India (CCI) has concluded that the business practices of Flipkart and Amazon aren't in violation of competition norms and rejected allegations of abuse of market dominance made by a grouping of online vendors.