Big Tech wants a bigger pie in India, but it just can't seem to bypass Mukesh Ambani
Having seen multiple regulatory roadblocks thrown in their way, a tie-up with a powerful Indian ally has never looked more crucial for the world’s biggest internet companies. And no business person carries more heft in India -- known for its complicated bureaucracy and red tape -- than Ambani.
eBay CEO’s early wins have yet to erase Wall Street’s doubts
A first step that impressed some eBay investors was the sale of the classifieds ...
Ebay agrees to sell classified ads business to Adevinta in a deal worth $9.2 billion
Ebay will receive $2.5 billion in cash and 540 million s...
Mandate e-commerce players to mention country of origin of products: SJM requests govt
The govt should make it mandatory for e-commerce firms like Flipkart and Amazon to mention the country of manufacture or origin of a product on their platforms so that people can identify if they are made in China.
DPIIT to hold meeting with ecommerce firms on Wednesday
The DPIIT has called a meeting of ecommerce companies on Wednesday amid domestic traders' demand to make it mandatory to mention 'country of origin' on each product sold at their platforms, according to sources.
One of big tech's most prominent critics has side gig working for Amazon, Apple
As antitrust probes intensify, the potential for conflicts could multiply as regulators and companies hire experts who can play a crucial role in shaping cases involving claims of anti-competitive behavior.
Expect Paytm Mall biz to break even in a year: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
"Paytm Mall business is close to break-even, USD 3 million EBIDTA loss a month and USD 1.2-1.3 billion run rate. In a day, we do 275,000-300,000 orders a day."
Paytm Mall in talks for Grofers stake as SoftBank pushes for consolidation
Online retailer Paytm Mall has held talks with e-grocer Grofers for a potential investment, multiple people in the know told ET, adding that the ongoing discussions may even lead to a merger.
Assam's Commerce Minister calls upon top global companies to invest in the state
The Minister called upon the industries to invest in Assam and instructed the officials to fast track all investment proposals and assured of customised support with a dedicated team of officers for each company.
No place for fake reviews: Facebook, eBay pledge to end illicit businesses
Facebook removed 188 pages and groups, and disabled 24 accounts involved in the trade.
China e-comm story: There is little you can't buy on Alibaba’s Taobao app
Every month, some 63.4 crore consumers, nearly half of China's population, use this app on their smartphones.
Who’s afraid of Amazon and Flipkart? Certainly not eBay
Last year, the govt tightened norms for FDI-funded ecommerce companies including Flipkart and Amazon and said such entities cannot exercise ownership or control over inventory.
Export promotion via ecommerce on the cards
DPIIT has decided to set up four working groups comprising industry and government officials to promote exports through ecommerce.
Digital marketers make hay in flu season
Smart ads and optimised keywords are helping firms position products as panic rises.
Government extends feedback submission deadline for draft ecomm policy
Representatives from Amazon, Snapdeal, Microsoft, MakeMyTrip, Reliance Industries Ltd. and eBay attended the meeting.