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GST to bring registration hassles for etailers & small seller depletion?

The goods and services (GST) regime is expected to take root from 1st July 2017, but it appears that the lack of clarity on certain aspects has left etailers...

Centre to announce New Rules for the sale of packaged goods via ecommerce

The number of complaints against ecommerce companies is on the rise. Compared to the 1,300 registered back in December the number of complaints registered so far has risen to...

[Seller Interview] “Shopclues removed all the tickets related to this issue,” says Kapil; Is the etailer hiding something?

Withheld payment is a common trend with online marketplaces these days. Askme’s  sinking business has made sellers cautious. Many have called out ecommerce platforms like Indofash and IndiaRush for...

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...

Infibeam Q4 profits six times higher; Etailer to expand into payments next

Profitability is possible in online retail and Infibeam is making a lot these days. The etailer’s parent company Infibeam Incorporation Ltd. managed net profits of Rs.13.6 crore for the...

Myntra forcing Jabong to sell private labels despite weak sales?

In an attempt to make higher sales and beat offline retailers, Myntra leveraged private brands. This is also expected to bring in higher revenue as the etailer reduces its...

Zivame converting to single brand retail for FDI benefit?

In 2015, the Indian government loosened the FDI policy for single-brand etailers with foreign funding. The amendment to the policy now allows single brands backed by foreign investors to...

Flipkart, Amazon eager to serve India’s largest buyer through Govt. e-Marketplace

Ecommerce seems to be a hit with everyone even the Indian government. Back in July, last year, the country’s ecommerce ministry launched an e-marketplace to bring more transparency and...

Marketplace blocking your listings? 3 simple tips to unblock them

When an online retail platform blocks your listing your products: Become invisible on the marketplace Lose their ratings This, unfortunately, prevents you from selling these products and requires you...

Flipkart ready to step into online grocery again; Staples & dry products the starting point

In celebration of its 10 successful years in ecommerce, Flipkart has decided to explore the online grocery scene once again. The etailer’s CEO confirmed that the platform will delve...

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...

Shopclues wants ‘Destination for Fashion’ title; Scouts partnership to achieve same

Fashion is the ‘it’ word in online retail these days. This ecommerce category is certainly not at its saturation point as reports predict that fashion will dominate the ecommerce...

BigBasket exceeds 5mn customer benchmark; Can Amazon & Flipkart take its glory away?

BigBasket is finally experiencing a stroke of good fortune after its industry’s poor performance last year. The online grocery company received funding worth Rs.45 crore back in April and...

Amazon injects $15.5mn into wholesale arm; Will it conquer ecommerce this way?

Amazon certainly has extensive resources. The etailer committed $5 billion towards its businesses in India. It will use these funds to develop infrastructure and technology for the betterment of...

[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...