Follow Us:
Wednesday, January 22, 2020

E commerce


No delivery too far: New tech, locals help online retailers reach remote areas

October 14, 2019 9:44 am

While small products such as mobile phones and fashion goods dominated the orders from smaller towns, online retailers have also ramped up their logistics to deliver larger items like furniture and white goods to difficult-to-reach terrains.

E-Commerce: Transparency on details of sellers among key features of draft guidelines

August 06, 2019 3:04 am

The e-Commerce Guidelines for Consumer Protection 2019 will be applicable on all business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce platforms, according to the Department of Consumer Affairs, which has sought feedback from stakeholders by September 16.

E-pharmacies claim in Delhi HC they are like Swiggy, only deliver drugs

July 04, 2019 4:50 pm

The e-pharmacies told a bench of Chief Justice D N Patel and Justice C Hari Shankar that just like Swiggy does not require a restaurant license to deliver food, they do not require any license to deliver medicines to customers who purchase drugs online.

GOQii resolves 'deep discounts' issue with Flipkart; will start selling bands on e-com platform again

June 15, 2019 9:03 pm

Following the resolution now, GOQii fitness bands will return to Flipkart "in the next few days", GOQii founder and CEO Vishal Gondal told PTI.

Non-filers of GST returns for 2 months to be barred from generating e-way bills from June 21

April 24, 2019 5:16 pm

With almost two years into GST implementation, the government is now focussing on anti-evasion measures to shore up revenue and increase compliance.

E-commerce companies to deduct one per cent TCS under GST from October 1

September 21, 2018 10:34 pm

The Finance Ministry Thursday notified TCS at the rate of 0.50 per cent of the net value of intra-state taxable supplies made through the e-commerce portals by other suppliers in the Central Tax law.

Shareholding pattern in Indian start-ups, Part II: 10 major names dominate lion’s share of investment

July 26, 2018 8:18 am

Softbank, Tiger Global and Tencent — three key investors in Flipkart — have also funded several other Indian start-ups. Flipkart is in process of being acquired by Walmart, which will see most of its investors, including the Softbank, exit their investment.

Consumer Grievances: E-commerce sector accounts for 18 per cent of total complaints between April and November

January 10, 2018 1:40 am

The total number of e-commerce sector complaints filed during the years 2016-17 and 2015-16 were 54,872 and 28, 331, respectively.

How the new e-commerce norms may make shopping online costlier

April 01, 2016 12:38 pm

What are the implications of the govt’s move on a level playing field on prices? Are you likely to start going back to physical stores?

Boost for e-commerce as Centre permits 100 per cent FDI in online market places

March 30, 2016 1:50 am

To bring clarity, the DIPP has also come out with the definition of 'e-commerce', 'inventory-based model' and 'market place model'.


Sales! e-retail sites offer Diwali special sales

November 05, 2015 2:51 pm

'Tis the time shopaholics have been waiting for. E-commerce websites are full of deals and special offers to avail of just before Diwali sets in.


All you need to know about Amazon's new home, Long Island city

November 16, 2018 4:37 pm

Amazon officially announced that it will put a major corporate outpost in the New York neighborhood of Long Island City. Here is what the Queens enclave has to offer the tech giant.

What we know about online shoppers in India: News in Numbers

August 13, 2018 1:59 pm

You can practically order anything off the internet these days. So how many of us actually do it? Take a look in today's News in Numbers. See more: