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

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
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E-tailers to lose 40% sales from February 2019: CRISIL report

Payal Ganguly

As e-commerce players look to restructure their businesses to comply with the revised foreign direct investment norms by 1 February ....

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

Amazon’s bid to acquire supermarket chain More via JV hits regulatory hurdle

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

The country’s anti-monopoly watchdog has sought clarity on e-commerce giant Amazon’s role in the proposed acquisition ....

7 January, 2019

After revised FDI policy, Amazon to seek legal advice on food retail business

Binu Paul

Amazon India is mulling to seek legal opinion on the functioning of Amazon Retail India Pvt. Ltd (ARIPL), the global company's ....

31 December, 2018
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E-commerce firms in a fix after govt issues new norms for vendors

Payal Ganguly

E-commerce companies including market leaders Flipkart and Amazon were dealt a blow on Wednesday after the government barred them ....

26 December, 2018

RBI eases norms for foreign investment in startups

Aman Malik

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has allowed Foreign Venture Capital Investors (FVCIs) registered with the Securities and Exchange ....

21 October, 2016

Snapdeal tweaks business model, sets up wholesale unit

Priya Prasad

E-commerce firm Snapdeal has established a wholesale unit to buy products that will be sold to consumers directly, following in ....

19 September, 2016

Watch out for riders as the government mulls FDI in e-commerce

Anand Rai

Late last month, we had written about how the Indian government is planning to open the e-commerce sector to foreign direct ....

8 January, 2014
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Government may allow FDI in e-commerce as soon as April

Sainul K

The Indian government is planning to open the e-commerce sector to foreign direct investment (FDI) by the end of the current financial ....

31 December, 2013

Govt revises FDI policy to allow unlisted companies to raise capital abroad

Anand Rai

The government has modified the existing foreign direct investment (FDI) policy, which now allows unlisted companies to raise ....

9 December, 2013

Amazon planning hybrid retailing model in India, engaging with govt for relaxing FDI in e-com

Anand Rai

World's largest e-commerce firm Amazon.com is planning to implement a hybrid model for product retailing in India. For the same, ....

25 November, 2013

PMO in favour of FDI in e-commerce

Sainul K

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is keen to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand e-commerce to bring it at par ....

26 August, 2013

Marketplace will become a 'big boys' club' eventually, say experts

Sainul K & Sonam Gulati

The entry of e-commerce giant Amazon.com into India has been a talking point among industry players over the past few days. Although ....

10 June, 2013

Indian govt not considering any proposal to allow FDI in e-commerce

Rashi Varshney

The government is not having a relook at the current ban on foreign investment in the Indian e-commerce sector, according to S ....

5 March, 2013

FDI conundrum and the game of matryoshka dolls in Indian e-commerce space

Vivek Sinha

For the uninitiated, matryoshka dolls happen to be a Russian creation where multiple wooden figurines or dolls (usually non-identical) ....

16 January, 2013

Enforcement Directorate probing VC-backed Flipkart Online for FDI norms violation

Team TC

The government is probing venture capital-backed Flipkart Online Services Pvt Ltd for possible violations of FDI norms Minister ....

27 November, 2012

What do experts feel about e-commerce being kept out of FDI in multi-brand retail

Team TC & Anand Rai & Sonam Gulati

The government's decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail had left some puzzled faces on how it would impact e-commerce firms ....

21 September, 2012

Govt allows FDI in retail; Will Amazon start selling in India soon and what does it mean for e-com startups?

Team TC

The government has given the nod on Friday, allowing up to 51 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail in ....

14 September, 2012

Devil in the fineprint: India keeps out e-commerce from FDI in multi-brand retail

Team TC

The government has specifically excluded e-commerce firms from its decision to allow up to 51 per cent foreign direct investment ....

20 September, 2012