• E-commerce company Myntra gets slammed over ad on ‘Draupadi’

    New Delhi: E-commerce portal Myntra landed in a massive controversy after a picture of Draupadi (one of the most important female characters in the Hindu epic, Mahabharata) was allegedly used in an advertisement; which later went viral on social media.    The advertisement, which Myntra was accused of publishing, is for endorsing sarees. In the […]

    E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI

    E-Commerce Food Biz Operators Must Obtain Licence: FSSAI E-commerce food companies will have to obtain licence for their entire supply chain besides ensuring that delivery of products is done by ‘trained personnel’ in order to maintain safety under the new guidelines issued by food regulator FSSAI on Friday. With an aim to regulate e-commerce food […]

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    Tata organization Enters E-commerce market With apparel, Electronics site ‘Cliq’

    India’s largest conglomerate Tata group launched an e-commerce venture on Friday, as it seeks to coinsin on rising purchasing electricity in a marketplace dominated with the aid of deep-pocketed globalshops and startups sponsored through worldwide tech buyers. The organization stated it evolved its Tata Cliq website over a year-and-a-half of at a cost of “numeroushundred […]

    Tata organization Enters E-commerce marketplace With apparel, Electronics web page ‘Cliq’

    India’s biggest conglomerate Tata institution launched an e-trade challenge on Friday, because it seeks to cash in on rising shopping electricity in a market dominated by means of deep-pocketed worldwideoutlets and startups backed through worldwide tech investors. The organization said it advanced its Tata Cliq internet site over a yr-and-a-half of at a price of […]

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    New rules, 100% FDI in e-commerce give short shrift to consumers

    Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The government on Tuesday allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in marketplace e-commerce companies. While this may bring regulatory clarity to the existing and future online retail sellers in the country, it may hamper consumer interest on several accounts. First, the government has now prohibited any discounts to consumers by e-commerce […]

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    E-commerce firms will have to restructure businesses

    Fashion retailers such as Flipkart’s Myntra are moving to a marketplace model, but currently depend on one seller for most sales. Photo: Bloomberg New Delhi/Bengaluru: A day after the government approved foreign direct investment (FDI) with riders in online marketplaces, law experts said many e-commerce companies will have to rework their already complex corporate structures, […]

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    Fidelity marks down start-ups; e-commerce firms to restructure businesses

    Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint What to watch out for New online marketplace rules fail to halt discounts, for now If you were worried that the new government rules for Internet companies will mean the end of eye-popping discounts on popular online marketplaces, breathe easy, at least for now. E-commerce firms will have to restructure businesses A […]

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    Govt defines e-commerce marketplace rules, allows 100% FDI

    The government notification on e-commerce models is expected to redefine the way online retail is done in India. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The government on Tuesday allowed 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in online retail of goods and services under the so-called “marketplace model” through the automatic route, seeking to legitimize existing businesses of e-commerce […]

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    Indian start-ups counting on rural reach to boost e-commerce

    Photo: iStock Bangalore/New York: Indian entrepreneurs must do a better job reaching small towns and villages at home before setting their sights on international expansion, speakers on a panel at Bloomberg’s India Economic Forum said. “We haven’t even scratched the surface yet” in India, said Radhika Aggarwal, co-founder and chief business officer of online retail […]