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Profit strategy: Myntra targets offline expansion & Jabong premium labels

With GST at the forefront of ecommerce, marketplace profit strategies took the backseat for a while. But, online fashion portal, Myntra has given profits centre stage again. It wants...

Mobile, electronics reclaim ecommerce after GST-sales, says RedSeer report

When ecommerce began taking off, mobiles and consumer electronics were the rock stars of the industry, as they brought the most sales. The trend appeared to change however, with...

Amazon-Kirana store partnerships pay off; fulfilment cost 10% lower each year

Amazon was the first to tie up with kirana stores, in 2014, to improve the quality of its logistics. This it managed through an alternative supply chain initiative called...

Marketplaces bar sellers non-compliant with GST; a sales dip likely to occur?

To ensure the smooth roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the government deferred TDS and TCS under the tax. This meant that persons selling through ecommerce operators...

Etailers required to declare MRP, Expiry details on product pages soon

With the recently rolled out Good and Services Tax (GST), online sellers are busy making changes to listings. But this isn’t the only change they will need to implement. A...

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...

Voonik to focus on products manufacturers for affordable fashion

When selling online it is important to observe customer trends and devise means to capitalize on these. Since customers love its affordable fashion, Voonik is looking to cut prices...

Urban Ladder looks for $25 million to fund offline expansion

Urban Ladder claims it will reach profitability in a matter of two years. The online furniture retailer recently closed down three warehouses near its Bangalore headquarters to cut costs...

Shopclues GST compliance services to register over 6lakh MSMEs under GST

GST (Goods and Services Tax) compliance is a top priority these days. Etailers are collaborating with experts to ease compliance and are asking sellers to recall stocks to avoid...

Flipkart revises Customer Invoice Number as per GST mandate

Besides getting sellers ready for GST through tie-ups with tax experts or pre-GST sales, marketplaces are also busy readying themselves to meet GST requirements. Flipkart has informed sellers on...

Etailers collaborate with experts to get sellers GST-ready

According to reports, marketplaces haven’t yet managed 100% Goods and Services Tax (GST) compliant seller bases. Amazon has only a small portion prepared and Paytm Mall about 70%. Etailers...

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...

Amazon asks sellers to recall stocks by June 23 or face GST implications

If you have stocks with Amazon, today is your last day to recall it. The online marketplace has requested sellers to reclaim their inventory from its warehouses by Friday,...

Urban Ladder winds up 3 warehouses as part of its profitability plan

In an effort to make profits, Urban Ladder changed its business model and converted sellers into contract manufacturers. The online furniture etailer plans to create an offline presence too...

Amazon pulls out all stops for EOSS to steal Myntra’s #1 Fashion position

Amazon is ready to challenge ecommerce rival Flipkart’s fashion arm Myntra. The US-based etailer announced its upcoming 3-day Fashion EOSS will begin on June 23. The competition has already...