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Tuesday, August 09, 2022



Centre to discuss fake reviews on e-commerce platforms today

May 27, 2022 9:58 am

The meeting, called by the Department of Consumers Affairs, will be held in virtual mode on Friday. The meeting will be held in association with the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).

Six months after India launch, social commerce platform Shopee to close operations

March 28, 2022 3:27 pm

The social commerce platform will cease operations effective Tuesday 12 am IST, according to sources, who said that all orders placed up till then on the platform will be completed.

CCI not to proceed against Amazon

March 12, 2022 1:50 am

The CCI had asked Amazon Seller Services to file information with the Commission and decided not to proceed with the matter after reviewing submissions from Amazon

Behind 10-min delivery promise: app tracking items, last-mile race

March 01, 2022 10:13 am

According to internet consultancy firm RedSeer, even in a conservative scenario, the q-commerce segment is expected to grow to $3.1 billion in gross merchandise value by 2025, 10 times the $300 million clocked in 2021. Over 1,000 dark stores have mushroomed across the country in the last six months alone.

Eyeing non-metros, first-time buyers, e-tailers foray into social commerce

January 31, 2022 8:20 am

Products listed on these platforms typically include unbranded or lesser-known brands that are bought by resellers from these marketplaces to get sold on their social channels to individual customers.

DPIIT Secretary: Dynamic pricing, cost optimisation key to ONDC

January 15, 2022 1:13 am

🔴 The ONDC is aimed at providing an alternative to proprietary e-commerce platforms, as well as reducing the cost of doing business.

Good feedback for draft e-commerce rules: Goyal

December 25, 2021 4:46 am

🔴 “Ten rules and six regulations have been notified till now under the Consumer Protection Act, 2019. One or two more are under process,” Goyal said.

There’s a mismatch between India’s graduate aspirations and job availability

November 02, 2021 8:37 am

Shobhit Mahajan writes: There is a huge pool of unemployed university graduates with unfulfilled aspirations. This group of dissatisfied, disgruntled youth can lead to disastrous consequences for our society.

How Open Network for Digital Commerce could disrupt India's e-commerce space

July 23, 2021 8:27 am

Dominated by a few players, it presents a legitimate case for intervention. But government should proceed with caution as it comes with risks

E-comm cos call out lack of clarity in draft rules as govt extends feedback deadline

July 06, 2021 7:04 am

Companies have expressed concerns at clauses regarding fallback liability, flash sales, etc. They called out the way these draft rules were brought out.


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

June 22, 2020 6:15 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.