Ecommerce India

In a move that formally counters efforts by members such as the EU, Japan, and Canada to push new e-commerce rules at the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) ministerial meet in Buenos Aires, India has circulated a draft ministerial decision stating that work should continue as per the current work...

After almost two years of shutting down Nearby, its online grocery delivery business, Flipkart has once again launched of its grocery delivery service with new name called ‘Supermart’. Apparently, the service has been made available on its mobile app to a small set of customers in Bengaluru only. In April,...

Mutual fund investor Valic Co. has trimmed the valuation of India’s most valuable start-up Flipkart, months after the e-commerce market leader raised nearly $3 billion from marquee investors led by Japan’s SoftBank, Tencent Holdings, eBay and Microsof. The new valuation by Velic is an indication that some smaller investors in...
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E-commerce deliveries using drones are certainly going to be possible in India. Companies like Amazon and Flipkart can make airborne deliveries of its products to its customers, thanks to new draft of policies being developed by country's aviation sector, a minister announced on Thursday. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation...

Now here’s one government decision that all of us might be able to get behind. In its mission to give its Digital India initiative a much needed push, the government is contemplating putting petrol and diesel along with its various products on ecommerce platform. Yes, this means, very...
Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal Violate FDI rules

The Indian ecommerce industry is in some serious soup. India’s traders body, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has decided to call out the ecommerce industry for the rules that its players are flouting in the disguise of sales and has urged the government to look into the...

Flipkart, which is considered as the most successful Indian startup till date, has acquired a unique status in the $30 billion Indian e-commerce market. The company, which is currently in its tenth year of operation and enjoys a customer base of 100 million users has built the reputation of...
Flipkart, Amazon Won't Be Allowed To Make Sales More Than 25% From One Vendor, Says DIPP

In a move that can have major affect on the business e-commerce players do in India, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has recently specified that e-commerce companies doing business in the country will not be allowed to market more than 25 per cent of its annual...

At a time when Indian e-commerce scenario is going through troubled phase, Flipkart has taken over the rein of the market by becoming the third most funded private company in the world. Post receiving $2.4 billion from Japanese technology and telecom giant SoftBank, Flipkart's total raised capital is now almost...

The Indian ecommerce market is currently experiencing an out and out battle for the throne between homegrown Flipkart and global ecommerce superpower, Amazon. With the festive period right around the corner, the two big weights are pulling every stop to rule the Indian ecommerce market and are claiming to...