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JioMart currently serviced by Reliance Smart, Reliance Fresh; no links yet with kiranas, WhatsApp: Analysts

The Mukesh Ambani-led retail arm currently operates 621 Reliance Fresh and Reliance Smart stores and sells over 200 metric tonnes of fruits and over 300 metric tonnes of vegetables every day. JioMart lists all the major grocery categories like fruits and vegetables, staples, dairy and bakery, snacks, beverages, personal care, home care and baby care.

Click & Collect: Ikea resumes online sales in Hyderabad

The company that has a retail store in Hyderabad and also sells products online in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune, had to shut down operations for more than 60 days due to the lockdown. It has yet to resume online sales in Mumbai and Pune.

Coronavirus is changing the way you shop

With India now in the fourth phase of its nationwide lockdown, the government has allowed for quite a few relaxations as the country slowly starts getting back on its feet.

Malls, shopping centres seek assistance from government, lenders to overcome corona crisis

The Shopping Centres Association of India (SCAI) has said that over the last two months, the organised retail industry has suffered losses of over Rs 90,000 crore and large-scale unemployment is a real possibility in the absence of financial relief and government support.

Coronavirus lockdown: Ecommerce cart in fast lane, but may lose steam

Brisk sales of smartphones, laptops, tablets, kitchen and home appliances—in the week since all items were permitted to be sold online—have brought sales back to about 70% of pre-Covid levels, multiple executives told ET.

Retailers say sales at 45-50% of pre-Covid as sentiments down and store operations impacted

In markets which opened earlier this month, retailers said demand has come down.

India's retail trade lost business worth Rs 9 lakh cr in last 60 days: CAIT

The country's retail trade lost business worth Rs 9 lakh crore in the last 60 days, mainly due to the nationwide lockdown to contain coronavirus pandemic, trader's body CAIT said on Sunday.

Govt should keep in abeyance equalisation levy on non-resident e-commerce cos: Experts

The government should consider keeping in abeyance the 2 per cent equalisation levy on e-commerce companies as there are ambiguities surrounding its applicability, tax experts said.

First buy, then try: Covid concern takes all the fun out of shopping in Delhi

If shopping is your idea of post-lockdown therapy, it might leave you cold. Cautionary signs are everywhere. You need to await your turn if five shoppers are inside a store. At the door, greeters ask you to wear a mask, and at some places they press disposable gloves into your hands.

New items in cart: Guitars and robot vacuums

Buying patterns are largely getting dictated by life’s travails under lockdown, major online marketplaces and retail chains say. Denied the comfort of domestic help doing the cleaning, and/or the cook doing lunches and dinners, the relatively better off are buying more labour-saving household devices that get the job done.

Local interpretation of lockdown rules create confusion, retailers suffer

Wide variance in the local interpretation of rules has led to confusion and unwanted crackdown.

As e-commerce platforms resume ops gradually: Parents crowd aisles for kids' clothes

As e-commerce platforms resume ops gradually: Parents crowd aisles for kids' clothes

Companies including Arvind Fashions, Flipkart, Amazon, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, Puma, Myntra, Bestseller India and Snapdeal have seen sales from the segment nearly treble, making them one of the top sellers since the last phase of relaxation in lockdown rules.

Covid-19 Impact: Kids wear shopping sees big spurt after lockdown relaxation

Covid-19 Impact: Kids wear shopping sees big spurt after lockdown relaxation

Companies including Arvind Fashions, Flipkart, Amazon, Madura Fashion & Lifestyle, Puma, Myntra, Bestseller India and Snapdeal have seen sales from the segment nearly treble, making them one of the top sellers since the last phase of relaxation in lockdown rules.

Flipkart's limited India operations hit global growth: Walmart

Flipkart's limited India operations hit global growth: Walmart

Flipkart's sales plunged after the Centre put restrictions on ecommerce companies.

Non-essentials may get etail off ventilator

Non-essentials may get etail off ventilator

The opening up of major metros for online sales will provide a big fillip to the industry, which still derives 70% of sales by value from the top 10 cities.

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' negatively affected Q1 growth

Walmart says Flipkart's 'limited operations' negatively affected Q1 growth

"E-commerce contributed 9 per cent of total segment net sales, led by growth in China, Canada, UK and Mexico. Limited operations of the company's Flipkart business in India for a portion of the quarter negatively affected growth," said Walmart in a post earnings statement.

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