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Amazon eyes advantage over Flipkart with ‘Global Store’ launch in India

Friday, October 14, 2016 | More »

In what could give a huge boost to Amazon India’s efforts to gain dominance in the Indian e-commerce market, the US-based e-tailer has launched its ‘Global Store’ here that will give Indian customers direct access to over 4 million global products. With the launch of the Global store, ...


Amazon plans grocery stores in US to take on Wal-Mart

US- based etailer Amazon.com Inc., is planning offline grocery stores across the country, according to a media report. A report in The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) citing anonymous sources said that the Seattle-based company founded by Jeff Bezos is also introducing curbside pickup locations, which mea...

12 October, 2016 | More »


Flipkart to take on Amazon Prime with F-Assured; how is it different from Flipkart First?

Upping the ante in its rivalry with US e-commerce giant Amazon, Indian online retailer Flipkart on Friday launched Flipkart Assured, a programme that customers can use to avail free delivery within two to four days for products that cost more than Rs 500. The move came barely weeks after Amazon last...

19 August, 2016 | More »


Exclusive: Snapdeal explores merger talks with Flipkart, Amazon

Snapdeal, India’s second-largest homegrown online retailer, has initiated preliminary talks with staunch rivals Flipkart and Amazon to explore a possible merger that could realign the country’s e-commerce industry. Two people directly aware of the development said that Snapdeal is open to a merg...

18 August, 2016 | More »


Amazon to set up six new fulfilment centres

The India unit of e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. will set up six new fulfilment centres in the country before the festive season later this year to ramp up its warehousing capacity, as it raises its challenge to local rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal. The new centres will come up in Chennai, Coimbator...

7 July, 2016 | More »


Can Alibaba still catch up with Amazon in India?

When Amazon.com Inc founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced an additional $3 billion investment in India last week, the aim was not only to compete with local e-commerce players Flipkart and Snapdeal. Amazon was also seeking to gain an upper hand before China’s Alibaba Group establishes its prese...

11 June, 2016 | More »


Amazon to ramp up India bet with $3 bn more

Amazon.com Inc founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said the company plans to invest $3 billion more in its India operations, as the US e-commerce giant strengthens its presence to take on domestic rivals such as Flipkart and Snapdeal. The additional planned investment takes the total amount that the company ...

8 June, 2016 | More »


Amazon acquires Noida-based payment gateway EMVANTAGE

E-commerce bellwether Amazon.com Inc has agreed to acquire Noida-based online payment solutions provider EMVANTAGE Payments Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed amount. As part of the acquisition, EMVANTAGE’s employees will join Amazon’s payments team to develop solutions tailored for the Indian m...

16 February, 2016 | More »


Amazon to buy 26% in Tatas-owned publisher Westland

E-commerce giant Amazon Inc has struck a deal to buy a 26 per cent stake in Westland Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Group’s retail firm Trent Ltd and best known as the publisher of Indian authors including novelists Amish Tripathi and Ashwin Sanghi. Amazon will pick up the stake for Rs 9.4 crore ($1.4 ...

11 February, 2016 | More »


Paytm rolls out Paytm Force service to assist sellers

Mobile wallet and e-commerce firm Paytm has rolled out a service to help small and medium sellers on its platform, as the company looks to expand its marketplace business to better compete with Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon. Under the new service, Paytm Force, about 3,000 e-commerce specialist partn...

18 January, 2016 | More »

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