Govt allows 100 pc FDI in E-commerce but with conditions ...
31 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 274 Views

Traders wing call it 'unfortunate'May bar big discounts rolled by e-tailersDescribed capacity for vendorsIn a major decision, govt. allowed 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in e-commerce marketplaces, paving smoother passage for international e-tailers in India. However, made it conditional, that FDI is not permitted in inventory based model of e-commerce.The government decision made industry react as clearly defined, ‘100 per cent FDI to the company provides a platform to act as a..

Abraaj, poured $150 million in the grocery biggie BigBasket...
23 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 215 Views

 Amazon.com Inc , which is aggressively investing in India, also launched a grocery delivery pilot in Bengaluru late last year.Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/bigbasket-raises-36150-millionfunding-led-by-abraaOnline supermarket BigBasket has empowered with $150 million (about Rs 1,000 crore) funding by Dubai based Abraaj Group. The funding may strengthen grocery biggie’s express delivery service to take on competition from rival Grofers, LocalBanyaThe growing groce..

TVS motors joins hands with Snapdeal to retail its two-wheelers ...
16 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 210 Views

India-based TVS Motors Company has expanded its customer reach with online selling in partnership with marketplace Snapdeal. The company’s nine two-wheeler products will be floated on booming retail platform.The company will give customer’s preference to decide on select the model, colour and dealership of their product on 'Snapdeal Motors' platform. J S Srinivasan, vice-president, sales and services, TVS Motor Company, said,  "We are excited to partner with Snapdeal to expand our..

The bumpy demand now hits Ola’s youngest verticals...
10 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 204 Views

Online cab aggregator firm, Ola has discontinued its grocery and food delivery service, Ola store and Ola café, that were launched just a year back.According to media reports, customers received mail from Ola, said ‘Ola Store won't be available from next week.’The food delivery service has caused hiccups for start-ups, while funding is slow down the pace of companies. In the tempest of slow recovery, margin and low demand, Flipkart, Grofers, PepperTap and Paytm had restricted or clogged ser..

Quikr expands portfolio with ‘DoorStep’...
09 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 197 Views

Leading online classifieds company Quikr, has launched its new vertical, ‘DoorStep’,  to grow beyond listing business to convenient E-commerce for pre-owned goods.The company will facilitate transaction and pickup for used goods listed online across the country.The door-to-door online initiative will provide platform for used goods including mobile phones, electronics and appliances and household furniture buying-selling.Talking about this move, Pranay Chulet, Founder & CEO, Quikr s..

Flipkart introduces online wallet Flipkart Money...
05 Mar 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 175 Views

To take on rivals like Freecharge and PayTM, online marketplace Flipkart is taking rout of digital wallet for payments. The 'Flipkart Money' could help it avoid costs related to handling cash on product returns and offering users a new mode of payment. Flipkart Money will take on online wallet sources Paytm, Freecharge and MobiKwik, to help users with cashbacks and discounts. The users have freedom of Rs 25,000 a month using their credit cards, debit cards or via net banking. Ca..

Enter means ‘Food Delivery!...
10 Feb 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 200 Views

Check-in to your sumptuous recipe from preferred food chain, order it and have it on your doorstep, thanks to online ‘home delivery’. It’s all on your fingertips, this is how technology bolsters online food delivery and now Indian food industry reaching for the sky. There are popular food aggregators charts like Foodpanda, Zomato, TinyOwl, Hola Chef and CyberChef, also independent apps such as Faasos, Box8, Noodle Play, offers listing of restaurants, discounts and offers on beverages,..

Ayurveda too goes E-commerce way!!...
12 Jan 2016 Published by Rahul Verma 307 Views

India known as home to Yoga and Ayurveda is medical side of this practice. Majority of India’s population practice Ayurveda and Herbal medicine in day-to-day life to cure and rejuvenate mind, body and soul. Ayurveda is traditional practice of medicine prescribed in ancient Vedas as ‘no side effect’ herbs on number of health disorders. The Ayurvedic, Organic and Herbal products are in huge demand on varied E commerce platforms HealthKart, Amazon, Sn..

Voodoo, a complete different shopping experience this festive season...
13 Oct 2015 Published by Aprajita Dixit 225 Views

With festive season upfront, shopping is a must whether it is for clothes, home products, electronics or any other product. To tick off products from list many customers are moving towards online shopping on various apps with are very conveniently providing offers and discounts for app only users. But Indians are very smart, they don't buy products on an impulse, they see, gather information from others, compare, find best price and then only they buy. For people working on desktop it..

Online grocery Shopping in India...
29 Sep 2015 Published by Aprajita Dixit 195 Views

With the advancement in technology and coming up of new startups, India has taken one more step towards digitalizing everything. From buying online clothes, footwear to buying online food, India is becoming Tech-Savvy and technology advanced. After online selling of online food now is the turn of selling vegetables and fruits online. E-commerce is rapidly growing in India, fuelled by an expanding middle class and better web access, and the potential for online grocers in particular is huge..


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