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Constant discounts, festive sales spur digital transaction rise; could this end COD?

The ‘cash on delivery’ payment option powered Indian ecommerce in the start. Now, ecommerce retailers and sellers see it as an obstacle that is slowing down ecommerce growth in...

Amazon to launch 45 physical kiosks soon; banking on offline sellers this festive season?

Last month IOS reported that Paytm Mall announced it will be hosting is first festive season sale online and offline, since its emergence as a separate online retail entity....

Snapdeal, Shopclues not competing with Amazon, Flipkart this festive season?

To avoid the wave of intense competition from ecommerce leaders, Amazon and Flipkart, smaller etailers, Snapdeal and Shopclues plan on hosting their festive sales much earlier. The large online...

Amazon to onboard more mobile only vendors before festive sales; Seller app enhancement underway

Along with its plan to boost its logistics network, the Jeff Bezos lead company Amazon India is also aiming to boost its seller base. In 2016, the etailer saw...

Amazon launches 5th FC in Haryana, to launch another in Hyderabad soon

After the set up of its second fulfilment centre (FC) in Uttar Pradesh, Amazon announced it will be setting up 4 more FCs in the country to extend its...

Around the Ecommerce world in 5 mins!

Ecommerce is changing everyday, and sometimes by the minute. So many new ideas and developments everyday, becomes hard to keep track. We bring to you a curated digest of ecommerce developments/happenings around...

Flipkart gives GSP licence a second go, raises Rs.2.18 cr. paid-up capital to secure it

Flipkart is hell bent on acquiring a GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) licence. The etailer applied for it in May 2017 to provide its sellers with special GST benefits. The...

Snapdeal seeks to stay relevant, reserves Rs.40 cr. for festive promotions

Looks like Snapdeal will be participating in the festive season sales this year. After the merger deal break with Flipkart, the etailer decided to fly solo. Now it is...

DIPP grants Urban Ladder single brand retail license

In April, IOS reported that Urban ladder applied to the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotions (DIPP) for permission to become a single brand retailer. In a recent statement,...

Paytm Mall mobile app revamped; features 65mn+ products for $4bn GMV

In an attempt to get ahead of the game, online marketplaces must be reliable. The absence of that leads to heaps of complaints from consumers. Amazon has almost mastered...

Pepperfry to keep expanding offline till it clocks sales of Rs. 5000cr. by 2020

The year 2020 will be one of major change for Indian online retail. Growth is the main expectation whether it is ecommerce fashion curators, online grocers, online sellers or...

Around the Ecommerce world in 5 mins!

Ecommerce is changing everyday, and sometimes by the minute. So many new ideas and developments everyday, becomes hard to keep track. We bring to you a curated digest of ecommerce developments/happenings around...

Flipkart’s women sellers contributed to 20% sales in FY 2016-17

Indian Online Seller has spoken with multiple men and women about the success of their ecommerce businesses. And, what we’ve learned is, ecommerce is a non-biased platform that treats...

Paytm Mall to inject $35mn into logistics for expedite delivery in two categories

Paytm Mall is stepping up its game. The etail version of Paytm recently invested in onboarding offline sellers for it O2O strategy. Now the etailer is working on its...

Is Snapdeal 2.0 good news for you? Here’s what online sellers think

After months of negotiations the Flipkart-Snapdeal merger deal was called off. Whether it was Flipkart’s asking price or Snapdeal’s dislike for the clauses imposed, whatever resulted in the deal...