Posts Tagged ‘ Jeff Bezos ’
Friday, February 3, 2017
Dearton Thomas Hector
US-based Amazon Inc’s loss from international business widened to $487 million for the quarter ended 31 December 2016 compared to $108 million in the same period in 2015, as heavy investments in India, and aggressive spend on digital content and setting up warehouses weighed on the bottom line. Du...
US-based Amazon.com Inc and Indian online retailer Flipkart have dropped a bid to acquire Middle East-based horizontal e-commerce venture Souq.com due to a disagreement over price, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. Souq.com has now reached out to Dubai-based mall company Majid Al Futtaim, the report ...
18 January, 2017 |
Amazon India has introduced peer-to-peer sales of used goods, wherein a user can sell products on its platform by registering as an individual seller. The pilot is currently operational in Bengaluru. The programme, called ‘pick-pack-and-pay’, comes after Amazon introduced the sales of us...
3 January, 2017 |
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 |
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 |
US-based Amazon.com Inc has invested Rs 2,010 crore ($296 million) more in its India unit as it intensifies competition with local rival Flipkart, a media report said on Tuesday. The investment was made last month and is the largest capital infusion into Amazon Seller Services Pvt Ltd so far, The Ec...
20 December, 2016 |
Amazon completed its first successful drone delivery last week in Cambridge in flat 13 minutes of placing the order. The delivery was made as part of the beta testing for Amazon’s Prime Air service that claims to deliver packages up to five pounds (2.6 kg) in 30 minutes or less using small drones....
15 December, 2016 |
US-based Amazon.com Inc’s India subsidiary has launched its global programme for startups, Amazon Launchpad, in the country. Indian startups can market their products under this programme to Amazon customers across the country and the world through an e-store, the company said in a statement on Mo...
6 December, 2016 |
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 |
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 |