E-Commerce

Centre tightens rules for e-commerce firms: What lies ahead for Amazon, Flipkart?

December 27, 2018

In a setback for e-commerce firms having foreign investment, the government on Wednesday barred online marketplaces such as Flipkart and Amazon from selling products of the companies in which they have a stake. The commerce and industry ministry also forbidden e-commerce firms from entering into an agreement for the exclusive sale of products. The revised […]

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Facebook launches pop-up stores at Macy’s

November 21, 2018

Following the footsteps of Amazon, Facebook has partnered with Macy’s to bring a selection of brands that are sold on Facebook and Instagram to its stores. These brands will be showcased in the department store’s pop-up area, “The Market,” which launched earlier this year as a way to bring lesser-known brands to the store. “Every […]

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Myntra to sell its private label ‘All About You’ in Walmart Canada stores

October 22, 2018

To cater to the festive shopping needs of the Indian diaspora, E-commerce firm Myntra will now sell its private label in Walmart stores in Canada. According to a Business Standard report, Myntra launched its private label ‘All About You’ in Walmart stores across Canada. Myntra’s other celebrity endorsed brands such as HRX by Hrithik Roshan […]

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Nykaa Cosmetics signs Janhvi Kapoor as its first brand ambassador

October 8, 2018

Popular beauty e-commerce portal, Nykaa Cosmetics has signed Bollywood newcomer Janhvi Kapoor as its first brand ambassador since its inception six years ago. The deal marks the Dhadak actress first entry into the world of brand endorsements. However, no terms of the contract have been divulged yet. As per the association, Kapoor will appear in […]

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POPxo launches its ecommerce portal to sell private label merchandise

July 26, 2018

The Delhi-based women-focused digital content platform POPxo has announced the launch of its e-commerce platform ‘POPxo Shop’ to sell private label merchandise. The platform known for its stories, videos and social media content about fashion and women, has forayed into the world of retail with products that are designed to appeal to the millennial audience […]

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Myntra exclusively launches Spanish fashion brand Niza

July 12, 2018

Myntra has announced the exclusive launch of contemporary Spanish fashion brand Niza, introduced in India by their strategic partner Zashed. Niza is known internationally for its elaborate, original and sophisticated designs. Actress Malaika Arora launched the brand in a high-octane fashion event today at the Myntra headquarters in Bangalore. The launch of Niza marks Myntra’s […]

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Shraddha Kapoor becomes ambassador of a leading e-commerce brand: Report

June 28, 2018

Shraddha Kapoor, who is already the face of several top-notch brands, has bagged another massive deal. According to a report in DNA, Shraddha has signed a deal with one of the leading e-commerce brand to be their ambassador. Shraddha Kapoor is one of Bollywood’s leading stars and has received both critical and popular acclaim for […]

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French apparel brand Promod to launch its online store in India

June 5, 2018

Promod, the leading French brand is all set to foray into the online retail in India this week. Promod will launch its online store in the country to cash in on the e-commerce boom, the company said in a statement. Promod online store will offer the full range of items that the brand currently offers […]

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Alcis Sports, Flipkart join hands to launch official 2018 FIFA World Cup merchandises online

May 30, 2018

In what could be termed as good news for sports enthusiasts, Alcis Sports partnered with e-commerce giant Flipkart to launch official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia merchandises online. According to a report in the Exchange4media, Alcis Sports has signed an exclusive deal with Flipkart to retail fan-wear merchandises on the online platform. Alcis Sports bagged the […]

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Flipkart becomes Walmart today: Will it create the next wave of retail in India?

May 9, 2018

In what could be termed as the largest ecommerce acquisition in the world, Walmart Inc. on Wednesday announced its high-profile acquisition of Flipkart for $16 billion for a valuation of over $20 billion. The Bentonville company has acquired 77% of the Bengaluru-based company. Sachin Bansal, who had co-founded Flipkart with Binny Bansal in 2007, would […]

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To expand retail operations, US-retailer Walmart to buy Flipkart?

May 7, 2018

US-based retail major Walmart Inc could buy one of the largest e-commerce sites in India. If media reports are to be believed, Walmart is close to finalizing a deal wherein it could pick up anywhere between 60 and 80 per cent stake in Flipkart. The transaction could value the Bangalore-based online retailer at an estimated […]

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Flipkart launches in-house label ‘Miss & Chief’ for kids

April 6, 2018

To boost its leadership in the domestic online apparel market, Indian e-commerce company Flipkart launched a private label kids’ fashion and toy brand on April 5. “Flipkart isn’t launching private brands to drive profitability of its platform, but rather to provide more selection and better-quality products for customers,” Rishi Vasudev, head of Flipkart Fashion, told […]

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Amazon pumps in huge amount of funds in its India unit

February 6, 2018

In a bid to show its supremacy in India’s domestic e-commerce market and also get past  Flipkart, Amazon has pushed  in a record capital of  Rs 1,950 crore into its main India unit, it is gathered. According to sources, Amazon Seller Services has in all received Rs 8,150 crore (about $1.3 billion) so far in […]

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Myntra forays into retailing with Spanish Brand ‘Mango’

February 23, 2017

Fashion e-tailer Myntra has bagged a master distribution and management rights for Spanish fashion brand Mango in India. This is the first time that an e-commerce player will manage the omni-channel strategy for a global fashion brand. No financial details of the deal were disclosed. As part of the arrangement, Myntra will curate and facilitate setting […]

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