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.
Amazon to clear backlog first
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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 ...
Amazon propels its offline strategy after Facebook-Jio deal
Amazon said on Thursday it was growing its ‘Local Shops on Amazon’ initiative to enable offline stores to do more business through their platform. And the company expects more brick-andmortar stores to leverage the online marketplace as they rejig their models once the country is back up post the lockdown.
E-commerce players see strong demand for non-essential goods from red zones
E-commerce platforms saw a significant impact on their business during the lockdown, given that grocery segment accounts for a small portion of online sales. Sales of non-essential items on e-commerce platforms in the first week of May, after sales of such items were allowed in green and orange zones, were lower than last year on account of the lockdown.
As govt eases lockdown norms, e-commerce ready to load cart with ‘non-essentials’
Amazon, baby products retailer Firstcry and beauty portal Nykaa were among those which began full-fledged operations on Monday, following the Centre’s directives aimed at unshackling the economy in the fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19.
Google drops charges on shopping service to counter Amazon's surging ad sales
The move is the latest effort by Google to reinvigorate its Shopping service, which has been largely eclipsed by Amazon.com, where most online shoppers now start searches for products and merchants pay to feature prominently.
Amazon begins making coronavirus testing lab for workforce
In the U.S., diagnostic testing for the novel coronavirus has become a massive logistical failure, making it impossible to track how much the virus has truly spread and how many people it has sickened.
Covid-19 impact: Curbs on e-commerce upset Amazon’s cart in India
Amazon’s India business is operating at less than 10% of its gross merchandise value.
Govt starts desi version of Flipkart and Amazon e-retail chain for rural India
The plan is being led by the Common Service Centres, the rural digital arm of the Centre.
Covid-19 impact: Amazon India is urging govt to allow delivery of all types of goods
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Coronavirus impact: Online demand for non-essential items low
Discretionary spending is almost non-existent as online consumers defer high-cost purchases in the wake of uncertainty caused by the spread of Covid-19, said the sources who fear the economic contagion will also spread to metropolitan areas that account for two-thirds of India’s online commerce.
Ecommerce companies seek more time for 1% TDS levy
The ecommerce entities, including Amazon.com and Walmart-owned homegrown etailer Flipkart, have said they need time to upgrade IT systems in order to enable them to collect the 1% tax deduction at source (TDS) from sellers, a senior government official said.
Most H-1B employers use programme to pay migrant workers well below market wages: Report
"Among the top 30 H-1B employers are major US firms including Amazon, Microsoft, Walmart, Google, Apple and Facebook. All of them take advantage of program rules in order to legally pay many of their H-1B workers below the local median wage for the jobs they fill," said the report released by the Economic Policy Institute.
Non essential e-commerce in the red even in green & orange zones
Ecommerce leaders including Amazon and Flipkart have been able to recover only one-fifth of their pre-Covid-19 demand even after they opened up sales of non-essentials across smaller towns and cities which fall under the Green and Orange zones, as per analysts and industry insiders.
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