Small towns go online to quench thirst for luxury
Most consumers tend to go bargain hunting online. For a large part of 2019, luxury mall managers reported that sales were lacklustre. Luxury goods websites, however, managed to buck the trend because of 20-50% lower costs on their sites. But at the moment, watch companies do not seem to be finding too many takers in tier-2 and 3 towns.
BookMyShow parent’s loss narrows, topline rises
Revenue rose by more than 52% to cross Rs 619 crore for fiscal 2019, up from Rs 406.09 crore ...
Online banking restored: HDFC Bank
Responding to customers, the bank said that the “technical glitch” has been rectified. “Our net banking an...
How hackers stole $1mn fund meant for Israeli start-up
The Chinese venture capital firm was alerted by their bank earlier this year that there was an issue with one of their recent wire transactions. A few days later, the Israeli start-up realised they have not received their funding. Both sides got on the phone and quickly found out that their money was stolen.
Central drugs regulator asks states, UTs to stop online sale of medicines
DCGI has asked all drug regulators in states and Union Territories to prohibit sale of drugs by online pharmacies.
Centre pushes for eNAM in states without APMCs
Nirmala Sitharaman recently asked states to scrap APMCs and join eNAM to help farmers get better price realisation of their produce. APMC is a marketing board meant to moderate prices and prevent big traders from exploiting farmers. Officials said business transactions are growing and more than 150 commodities are being traded on the electronic platform.
Raza's 'Paysage' to make auction debut, estimated to fetch Rs 3.15 crore
Saffronart's winter online auction will also feature works by Jagdish Swaminathan, Ram Kumar, Bhupen Khakhar and F N Souza.
Dun & Bradstreet launches online database on Indian businesses
Apart from company information, the platform will offer customised content and features such as slicing and dicing of information as per set parameters. This can be used across multiple functions like risk management, sales acceleration and supply chain onboarding, D&B said.
Soon, service provider to sell FASTags online
The service provider will also have to set up a system to resolve customer complaints or queries online. Only owners of cars, utility vehicles, vans and other light motor vehicles will be allowed to buy FASTags online. It has been specified in the bid document that the service provider shall not sell FASTags “in bulk to any single customer or a group of customers.”
U.S. Black Friday shoppers stay away from stores, make $7 billion-plus splurge online
For the first time in several years, however, store traffic on Thanksgiving evening grew - indicating a shift in when consumers are leaving their homes to shop. It is also a sign of how Thursday evening store openings have continued to hurt what has traditionally been a day that kicked off the U.S. holiday season.
How to transfer your EPF account online
At the time of switching from the previous job to another one, an individual can transfer money from his/her old EPF account to new one online. However, there are certain conditions that an individual must satisfy while transferring money.
How to buy FASTag, recharge it online and offline from HDFC Bank
With the help of FASTag, you will not have to stop your vehicle at toll plazas to pay the toll. As soon as the vehicle crosses the toll plaza, the toll fee will get deducted from the prepaid wallet linked to the FASTag affixed on car's windscreen.
As internet restored, online Iran protest videos show chaos
As Iran restores the internet after a week-long government-imposed shutdown, new videos purport to show the demonstrations over gasoline prices rising and the security-force crackdown that followed. The restoration brought messaging apps back to life for Iranians cut off from loved ones abroad. It also meant that videos again began being shared widely.
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee releasing internet rule book
World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee released an ambitious rule book for online governance — a bill of rights and obligations for the int...
Add to cart: Millennials turn art lovers, ditch auction houses for online sales
The Indian art market is shifting rapidly from the traditional auction houses and galleries.
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