With aim to change way of buying lifestyle product first in the country and then worldwide, online shopping site Pepperfry.com, founded by former-eBay India Country Manager, Ambareesh Murty and one of his former colleagues at eBay, Ashish Shah, has gone live for shoppers.
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Taking cue from physical wallet that stores money in it and offers liberty to buy things in proportion to the amount in it, Flipkart has added a prepaid wallet feature to its e-commerce platform that allows shoppers to store money on the site and use it to purchase items, without having to reach for their credit card for each transaction.
The Network18 Group has announced the appointment of B. Saikumar as its Group Chief Executive Officer.
Homeshop18, one of India’s leading ecommerce ventures has won the Brand Excellence Award in Internet Business’ category at the World Brand Congress – 2011, concluded recently in Mumbai.
Under new FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) regulations, retail giants such as Wal-Mart, Carrefour , Amazon and Tesco, long barred from selling directly to Indian consumers will be permitted to own a majority 51% stake in joint operations with a local partner.
Online apparel retailers are continuously working hard and are on look out for new technology to make sure their businesses thrive without a hitch.
If you want to make a career in e-commerce business there cannot be a better time. The avenues in the industry are growing at a much rapid pace creating thousands of job openings in the sector, especially at the mid and higher levels, hiring is expected to grow by 45-50 percent, according to Elixir Consulting.
Growing penetration of internet including skyrocketing real estate prices, online retail will increase significantly – this is the consensus that comes out from e-tail community gathered at IIM-A, campus – Confluence 2011, with this year focused session on ‘Entrepreneurship in E-Retail’.
Mobile is set to drive the growth of internet in India – it has been said time and again by various organizations like IAMAI. Corroborating this belief further, Rajan Anandan, MD, Google India pointed out significant 40 percent of search queries in India are mobile handset based.
The genie is out. 51% FDI has been given cabinet approval in multi brand retailing that paves the entry of global retailing giants like Wal-Mart, Carrefour, Tesco and many others who have been waiting in sideline to venture in to juicy Indian market.
Joining the bandwagon of lingerie portals like ShopImagine,TrendStreet, Zivame, Mylace, N-Gal Originals, and Herstyle, Homeshop18.com has launched its own lingerie segment.
As e-tail has been sparking the trend of entrepreneurship within the veteran professionals as well as novice, now it seems that online retail has gathered the support of every quarter including elite educational space.
Flipkart, one of the leading online retailers in the country has bought the digital catalogue of Chakpak.com, a Bangalore based bollywood content provider that has been defunct from some time.
Zopnow.com, an online retail store exclusively aims to cater grocery and FMCG need of people launched its service in Bangalore. Zopnow with punch line “Be Lazy, Buy Easy” plans to deliver grocery items at consumer’s doorstep in less than 3 hours or at a predefined time specified by the customer.
Burgeoning Indian online retail industry has been splurging lots of money on mass media advertising in past six months in order to penetrate the urban consumer base including tier 2 and 3 cities.
Adding a new dimension to online deal, Deal Hunter, launched by group buying portal mydala.com has announced online discount deals on various brands even in their neighborhood stores.
Mapping customer’s purchasing behavior has been one of the toughest moments for marketers, strategist & policy makers around the globe.
Mobile instant messaging and VoIP service provider Nimbuzz has started its e-commerce website, Ncarry.com, to sell mobile handsets.
The world’s cheapest tablet, Aakash, has received about 3 lakh pre-launch bookings for its commercial version that goes on sale from November end.