The Budget move that leaves Amazon, Flipkart sellers with less money in hand
E-commerce marketplaces including Snapdeal, Amazon and Flipkart have approached the government through industry body Ficci seeking a reversal of the budget proposal.
Amazon to the rescue of the fashion world!
The move will create a new outlet for brands that are at risk of bankruptcy after COVID-19 forced ...
Amazon India waives off fees for artisans, weavers, women entrepreneurs for 10 weeks
This is part of the e-commerce giant’s new initiative St...
For e-commerce firms, April may be the cruellest month
The ecommerce sector cumulatively clocked sales of $32 billion last year.
Big brands unmask a hot new sales category
Amazon and Flipkart have asked apparel brands and suppliers to up their production of masks. For apparel companies, this huge demand for masks comes as a boon as their core products may not see an uptick in demand anytime soon, two industry executives said.
Amazon, BigBasket get nod for liquor delivery in West Bengal
State-owned West Bengal State Beverages Corporation Ltd (BevCo) invited the two companies to sign the agreements for empanelment for home delivery after finding them eligible, as per a notice dated June 19.
Amazon launches Saudi Arabia shopping site despite CEO's dispute with kingdom
Amazon said it is building an operations network that will span the country, and its footprint already includes 14 warehouses, a workforce of more than 1,400 and a strategic delivery partnership with Saudi Post.
Delivery hubs planned for Amazon Fresh
Amazon is looking to build large delivery hubs in Bengaluru and Hyderabad for its Amazon Fresh two-hour grocery and fresh produce retailing service, a person aware of the development said, as the company increases its bet on daily essentials ordered online.
Amazon turns to AI to enforce social distancing in its warehouses
The system, called Distance Assistant, uses camera footage in Amazon's buildings to also help identify high-traffic areas.
Vinod Nambiar joins More Retail as MD
Nambiar joins the 650-odd store retail major with over 30 year experience in Hindustan Unilever India and Colgate. He was earlier with Colgate in his last assignment where he was the president for Asia-Pacific region and was also the chairman for Indian operations. He takes over the responsibility from Sumeet Narang who is the founder and managing director at Samara Capital.
CAIT to appeal against order staying probe on Amazon, Flipkart
In a statement the traders' body said that the court has stayed the order for investigation passed by the CCI on the ground that the ED has already initiated investigation into Flipkart and Amazon's activities that are alleged to be in contravention of the FDI policy and so, CAIT would now urge the government and the ED to fastrack the probe.
Infosys joins Amazon, signs Climate Pledge to become net-zero carbon
The Climate Pledge calls on signatories to be net-zero carbon across their businesses by 2040—a decade ahead of the Paris Accord’s goal of 2050.
Digital screen overuse during lockdown boosts demand for protective clear glasses, say leading eyewear retailers
Blue filter glasses, which protect the eyes from digital screen overuse, now accounts for more than half their sales, compared to about one-third last year for a few retailers.
Coronavirus impact: Ecommerce operations resume but deliveries may move in slow lane
E-grocers BigBasket and Grofers, ecommerce firms Amazon and Flipkart, as well as B2B platforms Jumbotail and Udaan cautioned consumers and kirana stores to expect delayed deliveries as they deal with operational upheaval caused by the restriction on manufacturing and movement of goods, and people.
A grocery tycoon races to keep India fed and his company afloat
Biyani is trying to prop up his supermarket empire besides ensuring his grocery stores has enough stock.
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