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Exclusive: Amazon elevates India head Amit Agarwal

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US-based Amazon.com, Inc. has elevated India chief Amit Agarwal to senior vice president (SVP), making him one of the few SVPs at the e-tailing giant globally, a person familiar with the development told VCCircle. The meatier role is a likely reward for Agarwal’s successful efforts in building...

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Flashback 2016: Amazon in pole position as revenue surges, capital flows in

When Amazon looks back at its journey in India, 2016 might stand out as the year when it turned the tables on arch-rival Flipkart. From narrowing the gap with India’s e-commerce numero uno to making and committing mammoth investments, it seems the Jeff Bezos-led company is now setting the stag...

29 December, 2016 | More »

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Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Amazon is planning to ramp up its investment in India in the new year as it continues to take on home-grown e-commerce players Flipkart and Snapdeal. Amit Agarwal, Amazon’s India chief, in an interview with The Economic Times said the firm “will demonstrate massive scale in 2017,” investing he...

22 December, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart, Amazon score closely on e-commerce rankings: RedSeer

Online e-commerce giants Amazon India and Flipkart were neck and neck in terms of ranking, with the latter a few points ahead in RedSeer Consulting’s E-tailing Leadership Index (ELI). On overall rankings for October 2016, Flipkart was placed at 97, while Amazon India came in at 94. Amazon India lo...

29 November, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart revises commission fees, launches new loyalty programme for sellers

Following Amazon India, e-commerce major Flipkart has also revised the commission fees of the sellers on its platform. It has also launched a new loyalty programme for sellers. Sellers will be rated and bracketed into three categories – gold, silver and bronze – and will be provided benefits suc...

11 November, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart claims victory over Amazon in October sales

Home grown e-commerce giant Flipkart claims that it has beaten global heavyweight Amazon in terms of sales in the all-important festive month of October. Both e-commerce marketplaces ran special sale events during the month to establish a leadership position. Flipkart claims that it witnessed six ti...

2 November, 2016 | More »

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India’s e-commerce story is just beginning, will continue investing: Amazon

Claiming a significant three-fold jump in sales in the month of October from last year, e-commerce heavyweight Amazon said it would continue investing big in India as it considers the market very early in its e-commerce trajectory. US-based Amazon, which started operations in the country in June 20...

1 November, 2016 | More »

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Flipkart, Snapdeal metrics bogus; Amazon remains No. 1: Amit Agarwal

The diwali sale is over and Flipkart has announced its victory over Amazon by selling 15.5 million units as compared to Amazon’s 15 million units. While mobile phones and electronics were the top selling products, FMCGs were also a sought after segment. Poking fun at Amazon, Flipkart’s spokesper...

10 October, 2016 | More »

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Undeterred customer-centricity continues to be our driving force, says Amazon’s Amit Agarwal

Early this year,  global e-retailer Amazon completed a year in India. In an email interview, Amit Agarwal, vice-president and country manager, Amazon India, talks about the company’s achievements in reaching out to far-flung areas, expansion plans and learnings from its India experience till now....

15 December, 2014 | More »

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Amazon expands product basket for India marketplace, adds computers & accessories

Amazon.in, the marketplace launched in India by Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd, part of the world’s largest e-commerce firm Amazon.com, has added two new categories to its offerings – computers and related accessories. To begin with, the company is offering more than 7,000 products from 180 bran...

12 August, 2013 | More »

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