Ecommerce consumer law may include social media shopping
In a poll by LocalCircles, 46% of respondents said they had been subject to fraudulent activity while purchasing a product or service through Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or other social networks. Over 85% of respondents said social networks should be subject to ecommerce rules and policies. Ministry of Consumer Affairs had given stakeholders time until Dec 2 to submit feedback for its Draft Consumer Protection (e-commerce) Rules.
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Malls make a killing by turning into one stop for all the wedding shopping
Malls are cashing in on wedding shopping, which is a massive industry, worth around $40-$50 billion.
Myntra enters luxury segment by partnering with Pernia’s Pop Up Shop
About two-thirds of Myntra’s revenue comes from apparel, its single biggest category, followed by footwear, accessories and recent addition in kids and personal care. About 25 Indian designer wear labels such as Ritu Kumar, Masaba Gupta, Namrata Joshipura and Gopi Vaid will sell premium women’s apparel on the platform.
Fair price shops in Kolkata to sell onions at Rs 59/kg
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed the state government’s supply chain and sales point known as Sufal Bangla to market onions at a maximum of Rs 59 per kg. The state government will not only subsidise the price of onion but also bear the cost of transportation, distribution and losses in transit.
No more menswear stores: This shopping centre is NYC sells genderless clothing
The ascent of Generation Z, Smith explained, is the moving force.
Over 50% Indians fell prey to discount scams. Tips to stay safe this holiday season
A new trend that hit unsavvy consumers hard this festive season was through phony gift cards.
States must not delete ration card holders' names for lack of Aadhaar: Paswan
The central government has asked states and union territories to ensure that names of people are not deleted from the ration card database due to non- possession of Aadhaar, Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday.
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.
Vodafone Idea will shut shop if there is no government relief: KM Birla
Birla said the company will have to opt for insolvency route in the absence of relief from govt.
Amazon India halts ‘search-seeding’, denies deploying tools favouring merchant listings
The step comes at a time when e-tailers are facing rigorous regulatory scrutiny over various practices, particularly over having lopsided contracts favouring some merchants. A merchant, who sells independently on the marketplace and also supplies to Amazon-backed seller firms, said he has used seeding to improve search results.
Watch: Chaotic scene at subsidised onion shop in AP's Vizianagaram
Dramatic visuals from Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram where people are struggling to get their hands on onions being offered by Govt at cheape...
Vodafone Idea tumbles 9% as Birla warns of shutting shop in absence of govt relief
The stock was trading 8.89 per cent lower at Rs 6.66 apiece on the BSE.
Indian tech firms are looking beyond traditional hubs to set up shop in the US
American headhunters also say that cities like Austin and Seattle are becoming technology hubs.
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