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[Seller Interview] Jabong terminates sellers without reason; Is a no-questions marketplace cleanup fair?

Online retail can be a brutal industry. With everyone’s eyes dead set on profits, there is no room for weak sales. Just ask online seller Pankaj Vekariya from Aahwan...

GST – Major mistake or Big benefit for online retail? Sellers’ take

When the goods and services tax (GST) was first proposed, many in online retail breathed a sigh of relief. The tax reform promised to do away with entry tax...

4 challenges of cross-border shipping & how to avoid them

In our cross-border ecommerce guide, Indian Online Seller (IOS) informed you of the different requirements to sell internationally. Many of the online sellers we spoke with informed us that...

Everything that’s wrong with ecommerce marketplaces narrated by online sellers

Online marketplaces attract shoppers with the promise of discounts, variety and the ease of placing orders. Similarly, online sellers are also baited with the promise of maximum exposure, low...

How to win a wrong product return claim

  Returns are a part of doing business online. It’s an obvious fact and most online sellers accept this. Online seller Mayank Bhatia informed IOS in an interview that...

6 after sales tasks that could control your product returns

The selling process does not end once an order is placed. After an order is made online your are still in the process of selling. This is because when...

4 ways to convert dead inventory into actual cash

Running low on inventory can cost money. You may lose out on customers ready to buy your product. Or, in case your inventory doesn’t show as out of stock...

7 ways to prevent product launch failure in ecommerce

Out on the ecommerce scene, you will find tons of products listed and selling like hot cakes. But sometimes, before a best seller born you have to deal with...