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Sourcing goods from China – The how to guide

The demand for Chinese goods in India is on the rise and imports are expected to reach $80 billion before 2018. Importing goods from China to sell in Indian...

[Seller Interview] “Selling on Snapdeal no longer excites me!”; Online Seller Omprakash explains how lack of insurance & secondhand goods took the thrill out of online retail

Selling online is the next phase after an offline venture for some retailers. It is also a cheap and effective means of reaching out to consumers across the country....

[Seller interview] “Quality of sellers on Amazon will get worse!” Alok shares more about the war against counterfeit goods [Part 2]

Last week, CEO of gizmobaba, Alok Chawla spoke to us about the issue of brand infringement on Amazon India. Despite alerts from them, the etailer apparently turns a blind...

Seller outsmarts Flipkart, rips off Rs 1.5-10 lakhs (alleged), delivers fake products to customers

Trouble is brewing as online marketplace Flipkart has been allegedly ripped off for a sum considered to be between Rs. 1.5 lakh and Rs 10 lakhs, by one of its...

Flipkart to reduce fake branded products with online spies

The ecommerce industry is continually tainted with the selling of counterfeit products online, which is not only affecting the buyer who receives a sub-standard product but also the seller...

Etailers tie up with agencies to confirm customer identity before shipping goods to reduce losses; but will it help?

Seller malpractices like fake products and unethical selling practices have always been in the scanner, with never-ending debates on who should be blamed for these – online sellers or...

Shopclues found selling fake Rayban products despite court order to stop it! Why indulge in this malpractice?

After the Flipkart-Nikon tussle, there’s another marketplace-brand clash in the ecommerce space. Luxottica Group, which owns Rayban eyewear brand, has taken online marketplace Shopclues to court for the following...

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...