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What Budget 2020 can do to boost consumer spending

January 21, 2020 12:36 pm

Budget 2020 is keenly awaited at a time when consumer spending is low and retail inflation is increasing. Here's what it can do to boost consumer spending.

India ranks 73rd in UN index assessing e-commerce readiness

December 04, 2019 4:23 pm

The index scores 152 nations on their readiness for online shopping, worth an estimated USD 3.9 trillion globally in 2017, up 22 per cent from the previous year.

DPIIT received some complaints of e-commerce firms offering deep discounts: Piyush Goyal

November 22, 2019 5:32 pm

"Some representations have been received in this department, complaining that e-commerce companies are offering deep discounts, indulging in predatory pricing, engaging in B2C business, exercising control over inventory and influencing the prices of goods sold on the platform," he said.

‘E-comm norms to be mandatory under Consumer Protection law’

August 28, 2019 4:27 am

The proposed guidelines for e-commerce firms entail a 14-day deadline to effect refund request, mandate e-tailers to display details of sellers supplying goods and services on their websites, and moot the procedure to resolve consumer complaints.

New policy to aim to bring e-tailers, brick-and-mortar businesses closer

July 02, 2019 4:47 am

Government also looking to set up National Traders’ Welfare Board.

BigBasket raises another $150 mn in fresh funding

May 06, 2019 3:22 pm

Bigbasket, which sells everything from groceries and fresh produce to pet food, competes with Inc and Walmart Inc's e-commerce unit Flipkart in many categories.

Govt not to extend February 1 deadline on revised norms for e-retailers

February 01, 2019 1:18 am

As per the revised guidelines, a vendor cannot procure more than 25 per cent of products from group companies of the same marketplace where they intend to sell them.

New rules for e-commerce: how they affect marketplace players, buyers

December 28, 2018 1:03 am

What are the new rules, and what do they means for companies, vendors and customers?

‘E-commerce sector hiring jumps by 25 per cent, average pay up by 15 per cent’

December 10, 2018 1:40 am

Unlike for white-collar jobs, there hasn’t been a fixed rate of growth for blue-collar jobs and predicting pay packages for 2019 has been difficult for agencies and organisations alike.

This shopping season use these smart hacks to save money

October 10, 2018 3:26 pm

While there’s no need to stop celebrating, here are some shopping hacks that can help control overspending.


How Alex Jones of Infowars built his Tangy Tangerine-fueled empire

September 25, 2018 4:35 pm

Fans of Infowars don’t just buy in to the conspiracy theories peddled by Alex Jones, they actually buy stuff. Jones has amassed a fortune by pitching health products and weapons components as antidotes to the frightening worldview he broadcasts.