E-Commerce

New E-commerce Policy – Retailers seek to Override the fallout

April 1, 2019

The advent of e-commerce in India ‘smartly’ altered the shopping habits of Indian netizens. Anything and everything – from groceries to apparel to electronics etc. – is now just a click away. For a while, it appeared that ‘couch potato shopping’ was gaining prominence and disrupting the entire brick-and-mortar business. It now emerges that this […]

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Titan increases stake in CaratLane

April 1, 2019

Watch and jewellery retailer Titan Company has increased its stake in jewellery retailer CaratLane to 69.47% for Rs 99.99 crore, the company said. CaratLane has offered shares through private placement on preferential allotment basis to meet the general corporate purposes and for augmenting long-term resource requirement for its business activities Carat Lane Trading Private Limited […]

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Amazon to roll out 100 kiosks across malls in India

March 29, 2019

E-commerce giant Amazon after gaining ground in the online market is now eyeing on the offline retail market and to do so Amazon will be launching about 100 mall Kiosks across India. The idea of launching kiosks in such a big number alludes to Amazons bigger plan of making an entry in Indian retail market, […]

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Retail activity maintained healthy demand-mix across various brand categories

March 28, 2019

CBRE South Asia Pvt. Ltd., India’s leading real estate consulting firm, announced the findings of its retail market outlook. The Indian retail sector has been evolving at a fast pace in the past couple of years. Increasing urbanisation, evolving brand preferences, availability of technology and social media have been the driving factors behind this evolution. […]

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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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