PayU may invest up to $150 mn in Amazon-backed Capital Float: Report

Binu Paul

Naspers-owned PayU Payments Pvt. Ltd is in advance stages of negotiations to invest up to $150 million (Rs 1,073 crore) in digital ....

19 February, 2019

Technology to help us automate decision-making, remove human discretion: Kishore Biyani

Anand J

Future Group's Kishore Biyani has been a vocal critic of the Indian e-commerce sector, which is dominated by discounts and ....

18 February, 2019
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ITC pilots FMCG e-commerce store in major metros

Payal Ganguly

Indian fast-moving consumer goods major ITC has announced that it is piloting its e-commerce venture, itcstore.in, in Delhi-NCR, ....

11 February, 2019

BigBasket to become unicorn with fresh $150 mn funding: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

SuperMarket Grocery Supplies Pvt. Ltd, which owns online grocer BigBasket, is raising up to $150 million (Rs 1,070.20 crore) in ....

8 February, 2019

Cloudtail undergoes ownership restructuring to return to Amazon marketplace

Binu Paul

Cloudtail India Pvt. Ltd, one of the largest sellers on e-commerce major Amazon India, has undergone a restructuring of ownership ....

7 February, 2019

Flipkart CEO dismisses Morgan Stanley warning on likely Walmart exit

Kavya Kothiyal

Flipkart has refuted brokerage firm Morgan Stanley's warning that Walmart Inc. may exit the Indian company because of the ....

6 February, 2019
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New FDI rules: Amazon's grocery service revives after disruption

Reuters

Amazon.com Inc's grocery service is slowly returning on its India website after the online retail giant faced disruption ....

5 February, 2019

In numbers: Can Flipkart, Amazon sustain growth momentum after policy tweaks?

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The underlying theme of India’s decision to revise the rules for foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce was to force ....

5 February, 2019

Tech giants ask IT ministry to ease draft norms for regulating internet content

Payal Ganguly

Global tech companies, civil society groups and academics have raised concerns over the Indian government’s draft rules ....

5 February, 2019

Amazon converts sellers Appario and Cloudtail into wholesale entities: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

To comply with the new foreign direct investment rules, e-commerce major Amazon India will make two of its largest sellers, Cloudtail ....

4 February, 2019
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Amazon pulls out private labels from India website as new e-commerce rules kick in

Payal Ganguly

Amazon.com Inc.’s India unit removed all listings of its private brands across several categories as the government’s ....

1 February, 2019

Govt sticks to Feb 1 deadline for new e-commerce rules

Payal Ganguly & Binu Paul

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) said on Thursday it will not extend the February 1 deadline for new rules ....

31 January, 2019

New e-commerce rules: Flipkart, Amazon tell sellers to keep calm and carry on

Payal Ganguly

As the February 1 deadline to comply with India’s new e-commerce regulations draws nearer, online marketplaces Flipkart ....

28 January, 2019

Paytm Mall not bowing out of e-commerce race, says Vijay Shekhar Sharma

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Paytm founder and chief executive Vijay Shekhar Sharma has dismissed reports that the company plans to scale down Paytm Mall, ....

25 January, 2019

US govt concerned about impact of India's new e-commerce rules on Amazon, Walmart

Reuters

The United States government is concerned about India's revised e-commerce regulations and has told officials in New ....

24 January, 2019

CCI approves Amazon’s joint acquisition of food retail chain More

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country’s anti-monopoly watchdog has approved private equity firm Samara Capital and e-commerce giant Amazon’s ....

18 January, 2019

Amazon seeks out brands like Zomato and ixigo to build Alexa skills

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led e-commerce portal Amazon, which also develops and markets products around its digital assistant Alexa, is looking ....

17 January, 2019

India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 bn: PwC

Reuters

India’s new foreign investment restrictions for its e-commerce sector, which includes giants such as Amazon.com Inc and ....

17 January, 2019

Flipkart and Amazon request deadline extension to comply with FDI policy

Dearton Thomas Hector

US-based e-tailer Amazon’s India arm and US retailer Walmart-owned e-commerce major Flipkart have reportedly asked the Indian ....

16 January, 2019

Spotify inks content deal with T-Series for Indian music

Dearton Thomas Hector

Swedish music streaming app Spotify has entered into a global content deal with music label T-Series, ending months of speculation ....

15 January, 2019

How new FDI rules could dent Amazon’s expansion plans in India

Binu Paul

The government’s recent revision of norms related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce may scuttle US-headquartered ....

15 January, 2019