Gurugram Police directs officers to allow e-commerce services
There have been numerous accounts of police manhandling and even beating delivery personnel of e-commerce companies.
Efforts on to line up e-commerce & data laws
The commerce ministry, which is giving final shape to the much-awaited e-commerce policy, is soo...
Final touches to draft E-commerce policy
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is examining the Personal Data...
Permit app-based cabs to work as delivery support for e-commerce, retailers: Assocham
With Prime Minister Narendra Modi announcing a lockdown for the next 21 days Assocham wants app-based cabs to start functioning so that groceries can be delivered at people's doorstep without any hassle.
AllCargo Logistics gives on lease 3mn sq ft warehousing space to e-commerce firm, sports retailer
The company's developments across these cities are of highest standards and are able to meet the requirements of international as well as domestic companies operating at large scale, said Shashi Kiran Shetty, chairman of AllCargo Logistics.
Watch: 21-day lockdown in India has impacted the e-Commerce companies
Despite the Govt's assurance, e-commerce companies have suspended operations, after several of their employees were either targetted or stop...
E-tail to take $1 billion hit in lockdown
Even before the outbreak of the coronavirus, overall consumer spending was muted owing to broader economic challenges. But the virus spreading at this pace brought online commerce to a screeching halt.
eCommerce paltform Near.Store raises $300,000 seed fund
Once plugged in, the AI and ML algorithms on the platform take over and manage the various aspects of discovery (SEO), discovery and hyper-local promotion of the store website.
E-commerce needs clarity on sale of prescription medicines
Its mandatory for e-pharmacies to register with Central Licencing Authority and they are restricted from selling narcotics, tranquilisers and psychotropic drugs online.
E-commerce companies temporarily stop taking orders for non-essential items
"Paytm Mall has decided to help users buy essential products including household staples, healthcare, hygiene, personal safety products on its platform. The company would temporarily not take any new orders for products that fall in the non-essential categories including fashion, mobile, and accessories, white goods and electronics among others."
No timeline fixed for release of e-commerce policy: Piyush Goyal
On February 23, 2019, the first draft of the National e-Commerce policy was placed in public domain for suggestions. Comments from over 120 stakeholders- companies both Indian and foreign, industry associations, think tanks, foreign governments were received. Post this, a series of meetings have been held with different stakeholders.
Proactively engaging with e-commerce portals for delivery of essential goods: Delhi police
To facilitate smooth movement of essential goods, Delhi police on Wednesday said they are proactively engaging with e-commerce portals for "seamless delivery" of essential commodities to residents of the national capital.
E-commerce delivery services excluded from curfew restrictions in Maharashtra
Several ecommerce companies have taken to social media to highlight that their delivery executives have been stopped multiple times by police personnel on the ground.
Amazon, Flipkart operations in India being disrupted amid lockdown
The large-scale disruptions highlight the implementation woes faced in ensuring the supply of essential goods to 1.3 billion people during the nationwide shutdown. India has reported 724 cases of infection so far, and 17 deaths.
BigBasket app, site crash on high demand
Social media firm LocalCircles in a survey claimed that around 35 per cent of consumers have said they are not getting essential goods from retail stores as well as e-commerce companies at the time of lockdown.
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