Opinion Archive

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...

The ugly side of GST in ecommerce, Online Sellers share

The advent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) gave rise to different scenarios. Customers are happy with post GST discounts. Flipkart and Amazon restarted delivery in Uttar Pradesh,...

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...

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...

Anyone can enrol in ecommerce; But is perfection in online selling gender specific?

  We have come a long way from the days of old where women were looked down upon. Women are powerful beings with natural instincts to survive and conquer...

[Seller Speak] 7 problems every Amazon seller is bound to face with the marketplace

Some say Amazon is a mature online marketplace mainly because it’s been in the business of online retail for years now. Consumers seem to enjoy the services provided by...

[Seller Speak] Snapdeal query panel not enough; Disabling email query option was a mistake!

The ecommerce competition is brewing and Snapdeal has chosen to win its seller’s hearts in order to overthrow its competitors. The online marketplace recently revised its seller policies and...

[Seller speak] “Marketplaces have found a way to continue discounts, forgetting seller profits!”

The keywords in Indian online retail 2016 have been new government regulation and end of steep discounts. When the new FDI guidelines were announced, they caused a stir in...

[Seller speak] “Amazon’s return policy has loophole!” Seller throws light

The return policies of online marketplaces have come under much scrutiny off late, causing many a woe for the online sellers on these platforms. In this IOS article, we...

[Seller speak] “Do marketplaces think we get free products from suppliers?”

The marketplace model of business shot into fame and made its mark due to all the online sellers selling on the various platforms. But now that there are unpleasant...