Saturday September 20, 2014
The Hangzhou-based company is largely unknown outside Greater China, but a historic listing on the New York Stock Exchange Friday and its recently-launched US shopping website, 11 Main, are expanding its global stature.
Agence France-Presse | Monday September 15, 2014
Alibaba is often described as the Chinese version of eBay, and like the US company has its own payments system, and bested it in China over a decade ago - essentially forcing it to retreat.
Sunday September 14, 2014
The government is likely to modify the Information Technology Act, 2000 to remove legal obstacles in e-commerce transactions as it seeks to further boost the rapidly expanding over $2-billion online shopping market in the country.
India | Reuters | Saturday September 6, 2014
Regulators in India are investigating whether Amazon.com Inc may have circumvented restrictions placed on foreign investors by selling directly to domestic consumers, The Wall Street Journal on Friday, citing unidentified sources.
Gopal Sathe | Monday August 25, 2014
The e-commerce market has matured with categories like electronics, books and apparel. Groceries could be the next frontier.
Monday August 18, 2014
Finding a way into India's vast but vexing market has long frustrated foreign retailers. Now, overseas investors are pouring billions of dollars into e-commerce ventures that are circumventing the barriers holding back retail powers such as Wal-Mart ...
Associated Press | Thursday August 14, 2014
India's e-commerce revenue has grown explosively over the past three years despite only 11 percent of Indians having access to the Internet.
Wednesday August 6, 2014
The $3 billion Indian e-commerce market is witnessing aggressive competition from global giants as well as home-grown players. Led by increasing Internet penetration and youngsters shopping online, India's e-commerce market has seen huge growth in th...
Monday August 4, 2014
Wal-Mart is rolling out a feature that will enable its website to show shoppers more products that they may like, based on their previous purchases.
Monday July 28, 2014
Global e-commerce giant Amazon has said it will open 5 new centres across India to ensure faster product delivery in the fiercely competitive online shopping space, which is dominated by homegrown players like Flipkart and Snapdeal.
Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Facebook said its new Buy button will allow consumers to purchase goods directly from participating businesses.
Associated Press | Thursday July 17, 2014
Visa and its retail partners are hoping a simpler, quicker checkout process with fewer steps will lead to fewer abandoned shopping carts online.
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday July 9, 2014
Flipkart Students scheme will provide timely offers in various categories, apart from sign-up offers.
Jamshed Avari | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The online shopping giant has lent its name to a retail product, and we've had some time to evaluate both the product and the strategy.
Ketan Pratap | Wednesday July 2, 2014
Flipkart is also offering a discounted shipping charge under 'In-a-day Guarantee' service at Rs. 50, applicable for two days and for orders above Rs. 5,050.
Sunday June 29, 2014
According to the BCG digital influence study 2013-14, online shopping is expected to rise to 14 per cent by 2016 from 6 per cent in 2013. It also said already 25 per cent of travel and tourism-related sales are digitally driven in the country current...
Press Trust of India | Friday July 4, 2014
The Smartfeed feature will provide users with personalised shopping ideas and list of trending products that are relevant to the user.
Sunday June 22, 2014
Flipkart will hire 12,000 people this year to beef up its support and technology operations as the homegrown firm witnesses a strong surge in online shopping in the country.
Ketan Pratap | Friday June 13, 2014
Flipkart's new feature for shoppers allows them to choose a specific date and time for delivery of their order.
Robin Sinha | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Flipkart First subscribers also get free standard delivery with no minimum purchase price, and Same-day Guarantee delivery at a discount.