Online beauty platform Purplle nets $30m from Goldman, others
Launched in 2012, the company has already raised USD 10 million over the past six years.
Panel of MPs mulls legislation to address online exploitation of children; to submit report in a month
Members of the panel told ET that in t...
Raza’s 'Paysage' exceeds upper estimate, fetches Rs 3.23 cr at auction debut
The online auction achieved a total sales value of Rs 12.66 cror...
Pakistan-based outfits making intensive efforts online to radicalise Sikh youths: US expert
"There are growing indications that the ISI (of Pakistan) is orchestrating much of this activity as part of a wider campaign to co-join instability in Punjab with unrest in Kashmir," Peter Chalk said while delivering the Second KPS Gill Memorial Lecture on "Digitised Hate: Online Radicalism, Violent Extremism and Terrorism" in Mohali.
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.
GoFrugal eyes Rs 500 crore revenue mark in five year
The products included RetailEasy for retail businesses, ServeEasy for restaurant businesses and ManageEasy for distribution businesses. Kumar Rajagopalan, CEO of Retailers Association of India launched the company’s experiential digital store using AI and ML for the traditional retail industry.
Online banking restored: HDFC Bank
Responding to customers, the bank said that the “technical glitch” has been rectified. “Our net banking and mobile banking platforms have now stabilised,” the lender said.
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 in FY 2017-19, as BppkMyShow recorded growth across multiple verticals, including live events, online ticket bookings and software, and turnkey ticketing solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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