Associated Press | Thursday October 16, 2014
The figure is a 14 percent increase over last year's hiring of 70,000 workers, as Amazon has been opening more distribution centres.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 16, 2014
Department stores are starting to enjoy a renaissance after finding ways to attract a new generation of consumers in an age of global fashion chains and online shopping.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 13, 2014
The five-day trip with 23 delegates will witness meetings with leading Chinese firms including HDT Mobile, Google China, DoMob, Wandoujia and UCWeb amongst others.
Saturday October 18, 2014
A survey by industry body Assocham estimates that the total value of online shopping is likely to jump 350 per cent jump to over Rs 10,000 crore during this Diwali festive season, driven by huge price discounts by e-tailers and better accessibility o...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 13, 2014
As online shopping trend sweeps digital India, offline retailers are a worried lot, with sales of electronic goods, consumer durables and utility products declining across cities and towns even during the peak festival season.
Tuesday September 30, 2014
E-commerce major Flipkart has joined hands with PC Jeweller to create a platform for online jewellery shopping.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 22, 2014
Four Amazon shipping centres in Germany were the target of fresh walkouts on Monday in a long-running wage dispute with the US online retail giant.
Sunday September 21, 2014
With festive season around the corner, consumer durable makers such as LG, Panasonic, Whirlpool and Haier are going beyond traditional routes of marketing campaigns by using social media platforms like Facebook and YouTube to tap young customers.
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.