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Flipkart uses private labels to land it more control; Sellers call it a foul move

India’s leading etailer, Flipkart is trying every avenue to make the most of its private labels. The online retail platform will be increasing its private labels and their categories...

7 tips for small seller warehouse optimisation

When you’re lost in the effort to scale up in ecommerce and rake in the right profits, you often forget small things like warehouse management and efficiency. This could...

Flipkart taps rural India through a lighter web app for more customers

Flipkart is preparing for profits. The etailer plans to earn more revenue through efforts in online grocery, expanding its private label categories and hopefully its leading category – smartphones....

Like Flipkart, Amazon to soon enable Unified Payments Interface (UPI)

US-based online marketplace, Amazon is confident in its Indian venture. So much so, it has pumped Rs.1,680 crore in its India unit. The etailer also launched a sixth fulfilment...

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 private labels to offer 10% revenue by March 2018; Large appliances still a top focus

In spite of cost cutting to make profits, Flipkart is still calling full steam ahead when it comes to growth plans. India’s number one online marketplace introduced private labels...

Flipkart ready to give up #1 spot for profitability by FY end? Experts say that’s unlikely

Flipkart’s performance has been pretty constant since October last year. The etailer gained the support of investors Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Microsoft Crop as a result and even acquired...

Paytm Mall delists 85,000+ sellers to prevent fraudulent retail

Paytm upgraded its ecommerce platform to Paytm Mall this year. And, after introducing GST changes to this platform, the etailer is ready to make more. Paytm Mall is revising...

Reliance Retail prepares to swoop in as online grocery king by 2020

Online grocery is expected to be bigger than ever this year as the industry aims high. Ecommerce biggies Amazon (with investment in food retail) and Flipkart (which is re-entering...

Snapdeal’s Vulcan Express guilty of charging vendor Rs.9 lakh for fake audits?

The distaste for Snapdeal logistics partner Vulcan Express is pretty evident on social media and other internet platforms. Online sellers informed IOS that the logistics company has been bitten...

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...

Snapdeal talks merger with Infibeam; Deal with Flipkart no longer on the table?

Snapdeal’s list of problems is long and troubling. Besides being stuck in the number three position on the marketplace leader board, Snapdeal has been called out for: Payment overdue...

Flipkart Bansals to reclaim their company reins from Krishnamurthy?

One may say Flipkart always operated as per the whims and fancies of its founders Sachin and Binny Bansal. But, this doesn’t appear to be the case, as, from...

Flipkart attempts to win over Snapdeal with a new bid closer to $1bn

After a poor bid of $800-850 million for Snapdeal, the Flipkart-Snapdeal merger deal was nearly called off, or so it appeared. Flipkart initially valued the etailer at $1 billion...

Is it still better to sell on online marketplaces? Or is time to turn to your own store? Sellers reveal

Ecommerce is certainly here for the long run. Selecting the correct online retail platform is what ensures you stay put in this business. Every online seller has considered different...