Govt asks Amazon to set up servers in India, stop cross-border movement of data

Payal Ganguly

IT and communication minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Amazon India has been asked to set up servers in the country on an urgent ....

14 August, 2018

Amazon invests in India food retail arm after expanding grocery service

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce giant Amazon has invested $1.5 million (Rs 10.5 crore) in Amazon Retail India, the global company's food retail ....

8 June, 2018
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Online insurance startup Acko raises $12 mn led by Amazon

Dearton Thomas Hector

Mumbai-based online insurance startup Acko General Insurance Co. Ltd has raised $12 million (around Rs 80 crore) in a new round ....

28 May, 2018

Amazon pumps nearly $400 mn into Indian arm ahead of Walmart-Flipkart deal

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce giant Amazon has pumped Rs 2,600 crore (around $393 million) into its Indian unit ahead of local rival's Flipkart ....

9 May, 2018

'Indianised' execution has driven our success: Amazon's Pillai at TechCircle Live

Binu Paul

Localised execution on both customer and seller fronts has played a key role in e-commerce giant Amazon's success in the Indian ....

3 May, 2018

Amazon India sheds some jobs, more lay-offs may follow

Shweta Sharma

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. has started laying off a small portion of its India workforce since last week as part of a global ....

3 April, 2018
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Amazon India expands category portfolio, launches Fresh Flower Store

Binu Paul

Further expanding its product categories, e-commerce major Amazon has partnered with a number of flower retailers to launch Fresh ....

1 February, 2017

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

Binu Paul

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. ....

29 December, 2016

Flipkart, Amazon to bet big on fashion in 2017

Binu Paul

Indian e-commerce heavyweights Flipkart and Amazon India are aggressively focusing on the high-margin fashion segment as they ....

28 December, 2016

eBay India revenue triples, losses widen in FY16

Varun Arora

The Indian arm of US-based online selling platform eBay Inc has reported a three-fold rise in revenue and a wider loss for the ....

27 December, 2016
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Amazon India losses double in FY2016

Arti Singh

Online retail giant Amazon.com Inc.'s India unit saw its losses more than double in the financial year 2015-16 as it spent heavily ....

26 December, 2016

Amazon to go all out in 2017, up India investments

Dearton Thomas Hector

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 ....

22 December, 2016

Amazon's Kindle launches ebooks in five Indian languages

Priya Singh

Amazon's e-book reader Kindle will now support content in Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, and Malayalam. With the move, the US-based ....

2 December, 2016

Amazon India introduces in-house private fashion label Myx

Priya Prasad

E-commerce giant Amazon India has launched its second in-house private fashion label, ethnic wear brand for women Myx, as it looks ....

1 December, 2016

Flipkart to enter groceries, furniture segments; to sell Make-in-India products

Priya Prasad

Home grown e-commerce giant Flipkart plans to enter the groceries segment next year and will further develop its furniture business ....

21 November, 2016

Flipkart revises commission fees, launches new loyalty programme for sellers

Priya Prasad

Following Amazon India, e-commerce major Flipkart has also revised the commission fees of the sellers on its platform. It has ....

11 November, 2016

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

Dearton Thomas Hector

US- based etailer Amazon.com Inc., is planning offline grocery stores across the country, according to a media report. A report ....

12 October, 2016

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

Priya Singh

The diwali sale is over and Flipkart has announced its victory over Amazon by selling 15.5 million units as compared to Amazon's ....

10 October, 2016

Flipkart will sell Google Pixel in India; device is priced at Rs 57,000

Dearton Thomas Hector

US tech giant Alphabet Inc has unveiled its much-anticipated Google-branded Pixel smartphones. The two phones—Google Pixel ....

5 October, 2016

Amazon ups ante against Flipkart, launches private fashion label Symbol

Priya Prasad

Ecommerce giant Amazon India's largest seller Cloudtail has launched Symbol, an in-house private fashion label. The brand is one ....

20 September, 2016

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

Dearton Thomas Hector

Furniture e-tailing startup Urban Ladder Home Decor Solutions Pvt. Ltd has moved away from a standalone model by joining hands ....

16 September, 2016