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    Alnoor Peermohamed

    Special Correspondent, Bennett Coleman and Company Limited

    I write on the intersection of technology, e-commerce and business. Currently employed at The Economic Times as a Special Correspondent. Prior to this, I worked with the Business Standard where I lar ...

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    First-time buyers from small towns may help etailers bag big gains this festive seasonSmall sellers on e-commerce platforms face funds crunch for stocking up before festive seasonInfluencers may have to double check before pushing ads as Centre finalises guidelines for online endorsementsCab drivers run out of options to stay on road as banks starting loan recovery process
    Electronic gadgets, appliances for study and work from home may light up festive online salesChan Zuckerberg fund backs education tech startup Eruditus; valuation doublesAlibaba has no role in Snapdeal’s governance, operations: Kunal BahlWestBridge leads $28 million Series C funding in Lead School
    Reliance retail acquires majority stake in Netmeds' parent for Rs 620 croreDrones to fly over 70% of country under Digital Sky watch; to give confidence to local industryClub Factory vendors ping the Reserve Bank of India over duesE-commerce industry seeks 6-7 months to comply with consumer protection rules
    Big Saving Days Sale nets e-tailer Flipkart over Rs 2,600 crore in gross merchandise valueAmazon says Prime Day sale made 209 sellers crorepatisAmazon, Flipkart pad up for T20 sale beginning tomorrow before festive testEtail user protection law will apply to online services like Ola, MMT and IndiGo also
    Amazon India to open 10 new fulfilment centresThe big digital shift: Coaching firms get ready to take on ed-tech majors Byju’s, UnacademySellers on Amazon India to disclose 'country of origin' of products by August 10Club Factory temporarily suspends operations in India, puts seller payments on hold
    Ecomm allowed to ship all goods during B’luru shutdownJust a third of small and medium businesses eye Atmanirbhar schemeElectric vehicle startups hit hardest by virus outbreakBanned Club Factory, Shein, Romwe still ‘selectively’ shipping orders
    Boycott China: Display country of origin by August 1, ecommerce companies toldGovt insurance firms, pension funds may power Fund-of-fundsFashion and apparel companies still hurtingLingering Covid fears pushing buyers online
    DPIIT to discuss ‘country of origin’ tag with etailersMobility firms Ola, Zoomcar may downsize fleet as rides thin outChinese App Ban: AliExpress escapes the axeAgriculture drones cleared for night missions
    Vedantu eyes $100 million from Coatue at $600 million valuationAgriculture ministry eyes drones for night duty in locust fightE-commerce companies like Amazon, Flipkart seek time to comply with labelling rulePush for 'country of origin' tag for eGoods
    Slow clearance of Chinese goods may put etailers like Amazon, Flipkart in a spotZerodha’s Rs 60-65 crore Esops buyback plan values firm at $1 billionE-commerce sales volumes back at pre-Covid levelsE-comm sales volumes back at pre-Covid-19 levels
    India's stock market most active right now since 2007: Zerodha CEO Nithin KamathDomestic etailers push local brands but still depend largely on ChinaDomestic etailers steers clear of ‘boycott China’ chorus‘Bharat to haul ecomm GMV past the $100 billion mark by 2025'
    From locust watch to mapping, drone use takes off. Ease the limits and it will soar, says industry.38% startups run out of funds as bailout calls go unansweredCoronavirus lockdown hangover lingers in e-tail selectionNexus leads $3.3-m Series-A in Yolobus
    Postman in talks to raise $150 millionDGCA nod clears runway for the Dawn of Drone ageSocial media rhetoric against Chinese goods may be a nonstarterFlipkart elevates five senior executives as senior VPs
    Ecommerce sites test waters with sober discountsMerchants, retailers and brands to revive India’s economy: AmazonMeitY fast-tracks work on ₹5K-cr fund-of-fundsOnly private labels listings back to pre-Covid days on Amazon
    From Unicorn India Ventures to GrowX Ventures, Micro VCs  fight for relevance as bigger funds dig inCoronavirus lockdown: Ecommerce cart in fast lane, but may lose steamBigBasket, Grofers, others may clock $3 billion salesNon-essentials may get etail off ventilator
    Covid impact: 70% of startups have cash reserves to last less than 3 monthsAs govt eases lockdown norms, e-commerce ready to load cart with ‘non-essentials’Startups have reasons to cheer with less punishing Companies ActTDS cut to make eCommerce attractive for merchants
    Startups may miss out benefits of new measuresTiger Global, Avatar and others put $44m in SirionLabsAcko Tech files case against two ex-staffers for alleged IP theftCoronavirus impact: Online demand for non-essential items low
    Non essential e-commerce in the red even in green & orange zones13 consortia get aviation ministry approval to operate dronesFaster clearance for government drones for Covid-19 workE-commerce may take time to steady cart
    Amazon.in & Snapdeal in notorious list is to motivate action on delayed Indian billsIndustry body urges government to create Rs 25,000-crore fund for startupsMission accomplished: Saving private labels in Covid seasonFMCG companies take direct route to customer homes
    Your hyperlocal delivery bill just rose some moreNon-essentials sales curb could pinch eCommerce hardSome startups mandate Aarogya Setu, others remain waryE-grocers like BigBasket, Grofers , others surge ahead on deliveries
    E-tailers defer plans of hiring staff after Home Ministry revises its guidelinesSelf-drive vehicle rental companies spot a fast lane to richesEcommerce companies start taking orders for 'non-essentials' from April 20Amazon offers 50% waiver in commissions for small sellers
    Covid-19 Impact: Non-essential etailers hold horsesEcommerce companies Flipkart, Snapdeal could resume full operationsCoronavirus lockdown: Handset cos unsure to reopen, given the labour issues, excess stock and weak demandCovid-19 crisis is pushing big offline retailers online
    Coronavirus lockdown: Banks stare at defaults as cabbies go homeEssentials’ supply gets caught up as lockdown tightensPandemic gives Swiggy, Grofers, Amazon's hyperlocal models a new lease of lifeThings get tough for Medlife, NetMeds, others as they run at 50-70% capacity
    Non-essential e-tailers bear brunt of virus lockdownCities employ drones to keep services up
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