It is not that people didn't opt for online shopping before the COVID situation, but the dependence of people over different e-commerce portals has grown massively amid COVID fear. Meanwhile, online shopping brands are throwing exciting offers amid the festivity to allure the 'new age' shoppers. The shoppers are also leaning towards the online shopping way with attractive discount coupons and more.
The association is of the view that although it supports government initiatives and regulatory interventions to protect consumer interests, the proposed amendments to the rules raise several concerns and ambiguities from an e-commerce business standpoint which are also likely to have unintended negative consequences for consumers.
Confederation of All India Traders said that any marketplace having an equity or economic interest in any entity should not be allowed to sell goods on the said marketplace and it should be treated as "affiliated entity".
New Delhi: The most awaited fashion event in the country, Myntra’s End of Reason Sale, (EORS) will go live on Saturday midnight. Shoppers can look forward to choosing from 9 lakh styles, presented by over 3,000 brands while shopping in the biggest edition of the fashion bonanza to date. The 13th edition of EORS will […]
New Delh: India’s social commerce sector, which is a $1.5 to $2 billion Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) market today, has the potential to grow to $16 to $20 billion in just five years, increasing to $60 to $70 billion in revenue by 2030. Indian e-commerce — powered by cheap data, supply-side innovations and digitally savvy […]
New Delhi: Online shopping is likely to get a new boost in the coming festival season, as around 51 per cent consumers are likely to shop online during the period, according to a recent survey. In the 2019 survey of ‘LocalCircles’, only 27 per cent of those planning festive spending had indicated using ecommerce sites […]
New Delhi: Homegrown retailer Flipkart on Tuesday introduced voice assistant capability on its platform to make consumer’s e-commerce journey simpler and more natural. Introduced in Flipkart’s grocery store Supermart, the voice assistant will enable consumers to discover and buy products easily using voice commands in multiple languages, starting with Hindi and English, said the company. […]
Jerusalem: Researchers have found that consumers may make better shopping decisions using their PCs rather than smartphones or other mobile devices. This study differentiates between screen size and information reduction, which are often mixed up. “The issue is not actually screen size, it is actually the fact that sites adjusted for mobile viewing reduce the […]
Bengaluru: In a bid to strengthen its last mile delivery ahead of the festive season, e-commerce major Flipkart has onboarded nearly 27,000 kirana stores across 700 cities to its pan-India supply chain in a span of six months. With this partnership, the person delivering your everyday grocery items may also come to your doorstep with […]
In today’s world, ATM-cum-debit cards and credit cards have made life easy. Because of wide acceptability of these cards for high volume transactions, people use them at petrol pumps, shopping merchants and online shopping. These cards provide convenience to many. Even those who are less tech-savvy can use the ATM-cum-debit cards and credit cards for […]
New Delhi: With more and more Indians going online and generating never-heard-before kind of data, hackers have turned their focus on a country with over 450 million smartphone users and more than 550 million Internet users. The country has 366 million Internet subscribers in urban locations and 194 million in rural areas, says the latest […]
Kolkata: India’s e-commerce regulations need more consultation with American companies that have invested in India, according to a senior US official. Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Director General of the US Foreign Commercial Service for the Department of Commerce, Ian Steff on Friday said some of the e-commerce regulations have not received the type […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre’s response on a plea for removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from online platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others. A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao listed the matter for further hearing on February 8. The […]
London: Online shoppers are more likely to use mobile apps as a way of researching and organising goods, but less as a buying tool, leading to the abandonment of purchases, finds a study. Although mobile apps are rapidly becoming a popular option to shop online these days, the phenomenon of shopping cart abandonment — customers […]
New Delhi: Amazon.in will be holding its sale — Great Indian Festival — from September 21-24, a company statement said here on Wednesday. The sale will start early at 12 noon on September 20 for its Prime members. “As our customers prepare for the festive season, we are geared up to serve them with blockbuster […]
Chennai: Online market player Amazon on Monday announced the entry of Amazon Pantry — its grocery and household service — here. In a statement here, Amazon Seller Services said that with the entry of Amazon Pantry into Chennai, the service is now available in 29 Indian cities. Using Amazon Pantry, customers in Chennai can shop for […]