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WTO provisionally agrees to extend e-commerce tariff moratorium - sources

June 16, 2022 9:15 pm

Backed by major players like the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union, they argued that letting it expire would undermine a global recovery already threatened by spiralling prices.

Amid criticism, Government relook at draft rules for e-commerce

August 31, 2021 7:42 am

The most significant criticism from within the government is related to the perception of “overreach” by the Consumer Affairs Department — venturing into areas where other departments such as the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) and the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) are already working.

Pune sees record dip in warehousing due to Covid-induced economic slowdown

July 07, 2021 8:58 am

In their latest report on warehouse transactions for the year 2020-21, property consultant Knight Frank has singled out Pune and Ahmedabad for the least such transactions in the country.

India must be wary of monopolistic e-retailers

June 29, 2021 7:58 am

Ajay Vir Jakhar writes: Can India ensure that the system does not work for businesses but that businesses work for the people? Personally, one is more than sceptical.

If there is economic benefit, there has to be some taxation: Commerce Secy

February 04, 2021 12:02 am

Anup Wadhawan said the government disagreed with the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) findings that this equalisation levy was discriminatory against American firms.

Hiring activity remains flat in October amid festive cheer: Report

November 09, 2020 2:55 pm

Around 26 per cent recruiters feel that the hiring activity will return to pre-COVID levels in the next three to six months as per their recent survey.

E-commerce platforms have to display country of origin on imported products: Centre to HC

July 22, 2020 2:54 pm

The central government had filed an affidavit which said that according to the Legal Metrology Act and Rules e-commerce sites have to ensure country of origin is displayed on the "digital and electronic network used for e-commerce transactions".

Khattar govt lets industrial areas, e-commerce open with 100% staff

May 20, 2020 12:50 pm

The state government has issued fresh set of guidelines for industries that will remain in force till May 31.

Amazon profit falls as pandemic-related costs rise

May 01, 2020 11:35 am

But the online retail behemoth said its sales soared as more people opt to shop online during the coronavirus pandemic.

Only 15% customers could find medicines through ePharmacy apps in last 1 week: Survey

April 09, 2020 3:01 pm

The survey claims that as much as 77 per cent of the respondents were able to find most medicines at their local chemist shops while only 15 per cent respondents said they were able to get the medicines though ePharmacy apps.


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

June 22, 2020 6:11 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

June 22, 2020 6:19 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: