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10 Oct 2017

Alibaba Group

Amazon gets beaten by malls and Alibaba in Singapore

US e-commerce giant Amazon's bid to expand into Southeast Asia has landed the firm in a bit of a pickle in Singapore.

08 Oct 2017


Meat-eaters, you are causing severe loss of land!

According to a new study, meat-eaters might be harming the world in more ways than one.

07 Oct 2017


Jeff Bezos-backed company to launch humans into space in 18-months!

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's space company, Blue Origin, would start taking tourists to space within the next 18 months i.e. by Apr'19.

03 Oct 2017


Get ready for Amazon India's second Great Indian Festival sale!

Following the success of its 21-24 September Great Indian Festival sale, Amazon India is hosting another festive sale from 4-8 October.

01 Oct 2017


Five stellar phones under Rs. 15,000, available right now

If you have been waiting to get your hands on a phone for quite some time now and can't decide which one to choose from a wide array of mid-range phones in the market, don't worry. We've got you covered.

28 Sep 2017


Amazon introduces smarter and more affordable Echo

Amazon's Echo has been a money spinner for the firm with 15 million devices sold till date, as per estimates.

25 Sep 2017

Amazon Prime Video

PVR scales up expansion, aims to have 100mn users annually

Many may argue that Indians are now veering more towards staying at home and watching movies on subscription-based video streaming services, like Hotstar, Amazon Prime etc.

25 Sep 2017

Aditya Birla Group

Amazon buys 5% equity in Shoppers Stop for Rs. 179.25cr

Departmental store chain Shoppers Stop Ltd, in a board meeting, has okayed the proposal to sell 5% equity to Amazon's investment arm for Rs. 179.25 crore.

21 Sep 2017


Amazon will release Alexa-powered smartglasses soon

Smartglasses are tricky things.

20 Sep 2017


How to save the most on Flipkart and Amazon!

This is a grand time for Indian shoppers. All major ecommerce brands and even smaller ones have a range of deals lined up.

19 Sep 2017


Toys 'R' Us balks under debt, files bankruptcy

Retail chains are already reeling from Amazon's aggressive pricing.

18 Sep 2017


Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall festival sales may cross Rs. 10,000cr

Indian e-commerce firms are ready to battle it out this festive season with big discounts.

08 Sep 2017


Amazon files for arbitration against fraudulent Kindle Direct authors

Amazon has filed for arbitration against book publishers, authors etc. who allegedly made use of the Kindle Direct Publishing system to inflate sales numbers by unscrupulous means.

03 Sep 2017


Bad news for shoppers, hefty online discounts might just stop

With the festive season approaching, most of us are looking forward to buying things at heavily discounted rates on e-commerce sites. It has been the trend for the past few years, as this is the time when online retailers fight for the market share.

02 Sep 2017

Solar Eclipse

US: Amazon faces lawsuit over 'faulty' eclipse glasses

US-based Corey Payne and Kayla Harris are going after Amazon because they believe, the solar eclipse glasses, purchased on the site, were faulty.

01 Sep 2017


Snapdeal's 3-day sale offers discounts of up to 70%

Indian e-commerce firm Snapdeal today announced a three-day long sale offering "double digit" discounts on consumer favourite categories like electronics, fashion, and home.

27 Aug 2017


Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market: What it means

Global e-retailing giant Amazon Inc. is all set to complete its acquisition of American supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc. on Monday.

23 Aug 2017


Mini Google Home speaker to compete with Amazon Echo Dot

Google is reportedly planning to launch two Pixel smartphones and a Pixel-branded Chromebook at a hardware event expected to be held in October.

Amazon 'Instant Pickup' service delivers items in 2 minutes!

Amazon, in its latest endeavor to supplement its online presence with brick-and-mortar retail, has rolled out 'Instant Pickup'. This facility is currently available only in the US.

17 Aug 2017


Amazon's AI-powered Echo will make a Diwali debut in India

If things proceed according to the plan, Amazon will be launching its smart, wireless speaker Echo, which comes bundled with Alexa, an AI virtual assistant that's said to rival Apple's Siri, in India this Diwali.

08 Aug 2017


Amazon India may enter online food retailing business during Diwali

Amazon, after receiving the go ahead from the government, will make its Indian debut into online food retailing during the Diwali season.

08 Aug 2017


Facebook edges past Microsoft, Google in profit per employee

If reports are to be believed, it's not the old-school behemoths Microsoft and Google's parent company Alphabet but the new age social media platform Facebook, that made the maximum moolah per employee in the second quarter of 2017.

07 Aug 2017


Flipkart will sell refurbished smartphones at discounted prices by Diwali

According to reports, home-grown e-commerce platform Flipkart will now follow the footsteps of its biggest rival Amazon and will start selling refurbished smartphones by Diwali.

05 Aug 2017


Amazon could have had a Facebook of its very own

It can be safely said that PlanetAll is/was the biggest social media platform out there. Millions of people post pictures, share stuff and connect with friends via this platform.

02 Aug 2017


Extended festive season with mega Flipkart and Amazon sales

It's an extended festive season this year, both at home and at stores. Ganesh Chaturthi is arriving at the end of this month, two weeks earlier than 2016, and so is the online sale extravaganza.

31 Jul 2017


Flipkart's orders being delivered by Amazon? That's perfectly fine

To grow as a business you have to look at the bigger picture.

27 Jul 2017


Amazon will give 10% cash-back even on returned products

Amazon India is going all out to make sure it has the larger market share in the Indian e-commerce space.

27 Jul 2017


Mondelez ties-up with Amazon to indulge India's sweet tooth

In order to bite into the flourishing Indian e-commerce market and to indulge the sweet tooth of more customers, leading chocolate and confectionery maker Mondelez has now partnered with Amazon India.

25 Jul 2017


Amazon's Whole Foods deal is facing major flak

It appears that US regulators need more time to okay Amazon's $13.7bn (£10.5b) acquisition of Whole Foods. This delay is due to the anti-trust concerns raised by certain groups.

18 Jul 2017


Amazon's shadow is enough to make Blue Apron shareholders panic

Competition from Amazon is causing the Blue Apron shares to take a nosedive.

16 Jul 2017


Amazon has been creating a new messaging app in secret

Messaging apps are widely popular and a bunch of them are already available on the market.

Data breach: Verizon's 14 million customer records compromised

As per reports by ZDNet, an employee at Nice Systems (Verizon's customer service operator), exposed 14 million residential customer records of the past 6 months on an unguarded Amazon server.

13 Jul 2017


Internet websites, organizations will unite to protect net neutrality

Internet giants are coming together to protest against rolling back of the rules safeguarding "net neutrality."

11 Jul 2017


Uber, Amazon, Google: Big players taking to UPI

Uber and Amazon are planning to launch the unified payment interface (UPI) on their platforms soon.

10 Jul 2017

Windows 10

The Amazon Prime Day Sale begins

The Amazon Prime Day Sale started today at 6 pm IST and will be on for 30 hours, and extending up to 11th July midnight.

07 Jul 2017


Amazon ups Indian investment, Flipkart is bidding its time

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, making good on his promise, has now allotted Rs. 341 crore for Amazon Wholesale India i.e. the wholesale B2B arm of its Indian operations and Rs. 1,680 crore to its Indian online wing.

06 Jul 2017


Top brands Amazon, Vodafone, Jio under fire for misleading ads

Among the 199 complaints received from consumers by Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI) against companies showcasing misleading ads, as many as 130 advertisements have been upheld.

GST update: E-commerce players get respite from TDS collection

As the nation gets ready for the new Goods and Service Tax regime, e-commerce companies such as Amazon and Flipkart are given a temporary relief from one of their preparation burdens by the finance ministry.

21 Jun 2017


Amazon Prime Wardrobe: 'Try before you buy' service

Shopping for clothes online is a nightmare for many; apart from issues related to the sizes and colors, returns are always a hassle.

16 Jun 2017


Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

Tech giant Amazon is acquiring US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion all cash deal - the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce player.