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Amazon ups ante against Flipkart, launches private fashion label Symbol

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 | More »

Ecommerce giant Amazon India’s largest seller Cloudtail has launched Symbol, an in-house private fashion label. The brand is one of the six labels that the company is set to release this year. The private label has been launched ahead of the Diwali season sales to develop traction for the brand am...

Rajiv Srivatsa

How Urban Ladder-Amazon tie-up helps both e-tailers

Furniture e-tailing startup Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt. Ltd has moved away from a standalone model by joining hands with e-commerce firm Amazon India to boost sales. Urban Ladder will list 300 furniture and mattress options across categories on the Amazon India site in the first phase of ...

16 September, 2016 | More »


Two more top executives to quit Myntra

Barely a month after lifestyle e-tailer Myntra acquired rival Jabong, two top executives are leaving the Flipkart-controlled firm. The executives are Prasad Kompalli, head of commerce, and Abhishek Verma, who led the fashion brands vertical, The Economic Times reported. The report cited a Myntra spo...

16 August, 2016 | More »


Freecharge hires former Amazon executive as VP of payments

Snapdeal controlled digital payments platform Freecharge has roped in former Amazon India executive Fareed Jawad as vice president of payments and principal product architect. At Amazon, Jawad was the principal product architect, responsible for building the core payment processing infrastructure fo...

27 April, 2016 | More »


Bessemer’s Abhijeet Muzumdar joins Amazon to look after M&As in India, SE Asia

Abhijeet Muzumdar, vice president of global VC firm Bessemer Venture Partners, has joined Amazon India as its head of corporate development and private investments, and would also look at acquisitions in India and Southeast Asia, he said in an e-mail. “As an update, I recently joined Amazon from B...

23 July, 2014 | More »


Amazon India introduces shopping via Twitter hashtag

World’s largest e-commerce company Amazon Inc. has launched its #AmazonCart service in India. With it, customers can add products they discover on Twitter to their Amazon.in shopping carts without leaving the micro-blogging site. It basically allows product discovery-recommend-buy via Tweets. “T...

15 July, 2014 | More »


MakeMyTrip’s Manish Kalra joins Amazon India as integrated marketing head

Manish Kalra, who quit as the marketing head of NASDAQ-listed online travel services firm MakeMyTrip (MMT) early last month, has joined Amazon India as its head of integrated marketing, according to a report by Afaqs, quoting sources. Kalra will be based out of Amazon’s headquarters in Bangalore. ...

25 February, 2014 | More »


Amazon India piloting CoD payments with India Post; what can you expect?

In an attempt to further increase its presentation in the country, Amazon India is piloting cash on delivery (CoD) with India Post, according to an Economic Times report. Note that the company already uses India Post as one of its end-mile delivery partners. Collecting cash via India Post will furth...

4 December, 2013 | More »