e-commerce News

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

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

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


BigBasket raises another $150 mn in fresh funding

Bigbasket, which sells everything from groceries and fresh produce to pet food, competes with Amazon.com 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

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

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’

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

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

Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett bet on India's $250 billion unclaimed internet market

This week, Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to acquire a stake in the company behind digital payments leader Paytm.

‘E-commerce policy: No plans to allow FDI in inventory model’

Recently, a task force on e-commerce recommended that up to 49 per cent FDI be allowed in e-tailers, provided they sell only domestically-produced items.

Tipping the cart: The gamechanging Walmart-Flipkart deal

The $16 billion acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart changes the online marketplace for India, the two companies and their main rival Amazon. reviews the deal, what it means for the three, and what’s on their wishlist.

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

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.