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Flipkart resumes grocery delivery with restriction on quantities

By Aditi Agrawal and Aroon Deep Update (March 25 5:20 pm): Hyderabad Police is issuing passes to allow e-commerce delivery. Gurugram Police will allow certain delivery companies to operate during lockdown. Several major e-commerce delivery services were either completely booked out, had put a hold on operations, or were otherwise inaccessible, the morning after the […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Flipkart, Hyderabad, BigBasket, Grofers, Dunzo, Licious, Coronavirus, Aditi Agrawal, D-Mart, Fresh to Home, Nature's Basket, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Gurugram Police


Flipkart resumes delivery service, only delivering groceries for now

Update (March 26 2:15 pm): Flipkart website and app are now accepting orders, but only for groceries. All other products are “temporarily unavailable”. Limits have been placed on the quantity of certain staple items (such as pulses and flours) that can be purchased in an order. Also, the earliest delivery slot available in Delhi is […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Delhi, Flipkart, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19


Flipkart to resume delivery services ‘later today’

Flipkart will resume its grocery and essentials services later today, CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy said in a statement to MediaNama. He said that the company has been “assured of the safe and smooth passage of our supply chain and delivery executives by local law enforcement authorities”. The company has also updated its website to read “Paused. […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Flipkart, Kalyan Krishnamurthy, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19


Gurugram police allows more e-commerce companies to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Update on March 25: After Gurugram’s police commissioner Muhammad Ali had initially allowed 12 e-commerce companies to operate in the city, a subsequent order has now allowed more e-commerce companies in the city. The new order specifically name checks the following e-commerce companies: Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Muhammad Ali, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Ecommerce and COVID-19, Blue Dart Express


Gurugram police will allow Zomato, Swiggy, Amazon, Flipkart, et al to operate amid COVID-19 lockdown

Zomato, Swiggy, Flipkart, Amazon, Grofers, BigBasket, Dunzo, Milkbasket, Big Bazaar, Blue Dart, WOW Express and IFFCO Tokyo Goods will be allowed to operate in Gurugram, the city’s police commissioner, Muhammad Akil, directed all officials of Gurugram police today. The commissioner’s office told MediaNama that the staff of these platforms will not require additional passes to […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Zomato, Flipkart, BigBasket, Gurgaon, Grofers, Swiggy, Medianama, Dunzo, Gurugram, Coronavirus, Muhammad Akil, Ecommerce and COVID-19


COVID-19: Several e-commerce companies unable to service customers a day after the curfew

By Aditi Agrawal and Aroon Deep Several major e-commerce delivery services were either completely booked out, had put a hold on operations, or were otherwise inaccessible, the morning after the Ministry of Home Affairs exempted delivery of all essential goods through e-commerce from the 21-day curfew. This includes delivery of food, pharmaceuticals, and medical equipment. […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Flipkart, BigBasket, Grofers, Ministry of Home Affairs, Dunzo, Licious, Aroon Deep, Coronavirus, Aditi Agrawal, D-Mart, Fresh to Home, Nature's Basket


‘American e-commerce cos have harmed e-commerce market’: CAIT tells Donald Trump

In a letter to the US President Donald Trump, traders body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) said the Indian e-commerce market has been harmed by the “malpractices” and “unethical” policies of American e-commerce companies. American companies habitually violate India’s FDI policy through predatory pricing, deep discounting and other practices in both e-commerce and retail […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Government, India, US, Policy, Donald Trump, Flipkart, Fdi, Cait, FDI In E-Commerce, Press Note 2, All India Traders CAIT


Flipkart petitions Karnataka HC against CCI probe order: Report

We missed this earlier. Walmart-owned Flipkart last week filed a legal challenge against the anti-trust investigation ordered against the company by the Competition Commission of India (CCI), reported Reuters. CCI had in January ordered a probe (download copy here) into alleged violations of competition law by Amazon and Flipkart, following which, Amazon petitioned the Karnataka […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Walmart, Antitrust, Flipkart, Karnataka, CCI, Competition Commission of India, Competition Commission of India CCI, Reuters CCI


Flipkart shuts operations of Jabong’s website: Report

Flipkart has shut down the operations of Jabong’s website and users are redirected to Myntra’s shopping website from the Jabong website, the Economic Times reported. Upon visiting jabong.com, the website automatically gets redirected to myntra.com, and Jabong’s app on iOS, shows the message “rush to Myntra to place your orders”, right on the home screen. […] ...
Tags: Travel, News, Flipkart, Jabong, Economic Times, Myntra


DPIIT asks Amazon and Flipkart to disclose top 5 sellers, business model: Report

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has asked Amazon and Flipkart to disclose names of top 5 sellers on their platform, price of goods sold by preferred vendors and support to sellers, reports PTI. Apart from that, DPIIT has also asked the platforms to share their capital structure, inventory management system […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, Competition, Flipkart, Competition Commission of India, NCLAT, AIOVA, Predatory Pricing, AIOVA vs Flipkart, Deep discounting


What the Competition Commissions study on e-commerce marketplaces seeks to find out

A market study the Competition Commission of India, sent to all major e-commerce firms, seeks details on how inventory based models work, on pricing of products and control over the pricing, industry sources have told MediaNama, and Reuters also reports. These are all aspects that would challenge the claim of existing ecommerce marketplaces, that they […] ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Walmart, Marketplaces, Flipkart, Reuters, CCI, Competition Commission of India, Medianama, FDI In E-Commerce, AIOVA, Draft National E-Commerce Policy


Industry moves digest: Truecaller, Netflix, Walmart, and Ola

By Sruthi VS Truecaller appoints Sandeep Patil as Managing Director for India Truecaller has appointed former Flipkart executive Sandeep Patil as the Managing Director for its India operations, per a company statement. He will join the company starting May 28, 2019. He will head business strategy, and work on expanding users and revenue growth. He […] ...
Tags: Travel, Google, News, India, Walmart, Netflix, Flipkart, Ola, Truecaller, Industry Moves, Sandeep Patil, Sruthi, Truecaller Netflix Walmart


The GOQii vs Flipkart battle over deep discounting will impact India’s e-commerce policy and FDI regulations

The battle between fitness wearables and coaching company GOQii and Flipkart is fascinating to look at in the context of India’s draft e-commerce policy, which sought to give trademark owners greater control over the sale of their products. GOQii has sought to restrict Flipkart from selling its fitness wearables as deep discounts of up to […] ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Wearables, News, India, Flipkart, Goqii, CCI, Flipkart1, Competition Law, FDI In E-Commerce


GOQii threatens to sue Flipkart for “70-80% discounts” on its fitness trackers

Smart wearables maker GOQii Technologies has sent a cease-and-desist notice to Flipkart, accusing the e-commerce platform of violating terms of agreement by selling its fitness trackers at huge discounts without approval. MediaNama has seen a copy of the notice. GOQii, which is backed by Ratan... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Wearables, News, Flipkart, Goqii, CCI, Competition Law, FDI In E-Commerce, Predatory Pricing


COAI asks DoT to halt sale of illegal signal boosters and repeaters online: Report

After its appeal to online retailers in March went unheeded, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has written to the Department of Telecom (DoT) asking it to halt the illegal sale of mobile signal boosters and repeaters on e-commerce platforms, reports BusinessLine. COAI, an industry... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, News, E-commerce, Telecom, SnapDeal, Flipkart, Dot, Repeater, COAI, Department of Telecom, Cellular Operators Association of India COAI, Signal Booster


Uber begins trialing e-bikes and bicycles rides in India

Uber has partnered with bicycle sharing platform Yulu in India as it looks to grab a piece of the growing e-bikes market that is increasingly posing a challenge to taxi services in the nation. The San Francisco-headquartered firm, which is expected to go public later this week, said it will provide its users in Bengaluru with Yulu’s e-bikes and bicycles as part of a pilot. The announcement, financial details of which were not disclosed, comes days after users in Bengaluru began to spot Yulu’s...
Tags: Travel, Startups, Transportation, Uber, Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Softbank, San Francisco, Automotive, Uber India, Flipkart, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Amit Gupta, Inmobi


Flipkart plans to offer instant loans to customers through video-based KYC

Flipkart is working on a video-based know your customer (KYC) method to offer instant loans to customers on its platform, the Economic Times reported. The company has started a pilot project for digital KYC with about 10,000 customers and will roll this out to more customers in the coming weeks,... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Lending, Flipkart, Economic Times, KYC, Instant Loans


NAMA Digest: Developments at WhatsApp, Flipkart, Delhivery and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. WhatsApp will start showing the exact “forward” count (if it has been shared more than 5 times) of forwarded messages to its users, reports Engadget. The messages will be labeled “frequently... ...
Tags: Travel, Apple, News, Internet, Investments, Whatsapp, Mergers & Acquisitions, Flipkart, Delhivery, Engadget, Oyo, Byju, Eros Now, Venture Catalysts, Shopmatic, NetMeds


Enforcement Directorate probing Flipkart and Amazon for forex violations

The Enforcement Directorate is investigating Flipkart and Amazon for alleged violation of foreign exchange law, it has informed the Delhi High Court, per Business Standard. A case under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) has been registered against the two companies, the ED told the court,... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Mobile, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Fema, Flipkart, Enforcement Directorate


NAMA Digest: Developments at Zoho, Netflix, Facebook, OLX and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Developments in the digital ecosystem NPCI has issued 64 million RuPay global cards on the Discover Network, reports the Economic Times. The cards are accepted by 41 million merchants across... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Ecommerce, Smart City, News, Government, India, Policy, Netflix, Regulation, Airbnb, Flipkart, Paytm


NAMA Digest: Developments at Delhivery, Zomato, Paytm, Hotstar and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Funding & investments Softbank has invested $350 million in logistics company Delhivery via its Cayman Islands entity SVF Doorbell (Cayman), reports the Economic Times. Delhivery has issued... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Uber, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, Investments, Softbank, Netflix, Mergers & Acquisitions, Zomato, Flipkart, UPI


NAMA Digest: Developments at Reliance, Grofers, Ola, Flipkart and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem. Funding Digital risk management and cybersecurity platform CloudSEK has raised Rs 3.5 crore from IDFC Parampara, per a company statement. Grofers has raised $60 million from Softbank Vision... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Google, Facebook, News, Privacy, Internet, Investments, Government, Walmart, Whatsapp, Policy, Regulation, Content, Flipkart, Ola


NAMA Digest: Developments at Hungama, Insider.in, Facebook, Flipkart and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Developments in the digital ecosystem Hungama Music’s Sound of Fame 2018 report noted a 48% increase in music consumption, and 2.9x growth in time spent listening, and 3x increase in number of... ...
Tags: Travel, Health, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Music, Elections, News, Internet, Social Media, Streaming, Flipkart, Jio, Aadhaar, Industry Moves


NAMA Digest: Developments at Paytm, PhonePe, Zomato, Oyo, Amazon, IndiaTech and more

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem.  Developments in the digital ecosystem The Telangana Government has launched a digital networking platform called Telangana State GlobalLinker, in partnership with GlobalLinker. This platform... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Ecommerce, Twitter, News, Internet, Government, Walmart, Policy, Electric Vehicles, Bmw, Zomato, Flipkart, Inmobi, Paytm


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem today.  Funding and moves Flipkart co-founder Sachin Bansal has invested Rs 650 crore in Ola Cabs a Series J round, according to a company statement. Singapore-based mobile advertising platform... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Ecommerce, Twitter, News, Internet, Youtube, Investments, Singapore, Content, Soundcloud, Flipkart, Ola, Truecaller, Inmobi


In India, Walmart would like a ‘collaborative regulatory process for a level playing field’

Walmart reported total revenues of $138.8 billion for the quarter ended 31 December 2018 (Q4FY19). Its net sales at Walmart International were down 2.3% to $32.3 billion, and growth was around 5% in constant currency, the company said. In its Wamart International business, Walmart reported... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, News, Internet, India, Walmart, Policy, Earnings, Flipkart, Fdi, Walmart International, FDI In E-Commerce, Earnings Dec-18, Wamart International


Developments in the digital ecosystem today

By Trisha Jalan and Sneha Johari A quick roundup of the developments in the Indian and international digital, tech and business ecosystem: ACT Fibernet has expanded to Lucknow, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. T-Series will start producing web series and web films, this venture will be headed by Vinod... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Video, News, Privacy, Internet, Government, Social Media, Insurance, Whatsapp, Policy, Regulation, Flipkart


Funding roundup: Manch, Ola, ZoloStays, InnerChef, MoneyOnClick, and more

Fundings, funds and acquisitions in January 2019 Company Name: Manch Amount raised: Rs 5 crore Type: Unspecified Sector: Indic language social platform Date announced: January 3 Investors: Stellaris Venture Partners What they will use the funding for: Unspecified Source: The Economic Times **... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Investments, Mergers & Acquisitions, Flipkart, Ola, Abita, Turtlemint, Matrix Partners India, Innerchef, LoanTap, Kruzr, FirstCry, Paisadukan


Livspace appoints Kartikeya Bhandari as its first CMO

Livspace has appointed Kartikeya Bhandari as its first Chief Marketing Officer. Bhandari will be responsible for the company’s brand, marketing and generation. He will report to CEO Anuj Srivastava. Bhandari joins Livspace from Flipkart where he was the senior director of marketing for over 2.5... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Flipkart, Livspace, Bhandari, Industry Moves, Kartikeya Bhandari, Anuj Srivastava Bhandari


FDI in ecommerce: Developments at Amazon Pantry, Cloudtail and Flipkart

Amazon Retail India, instead of Cloudtail, to sell on Pantry Amazon Retail India, Amazon’s food retail subsidiary, will remain the main seller of food and grocery products on Amazon Pantry, reports the Economic Times. This development comes after the government clarified that food retail... ...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Mobile, Ecommerce, News, Internet, Policy, Flipkart, Amazon Pantry, Fdi, FDI In E-Commerce, Amazon Retail India, Cloudtail, Pantry Amazon Retail India Amazon



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