Infibeam to offer Ecommerce solutions in Middle East & Africa

Infibeam Incorporation Limited, a Indian ecommerce company, said it entered into licensing agreement and joint venture with Dubai-UAE based KSK capital for offering “e-commerce solutions to merchants and consumers” in about 40 countries in Middle East & Africa. It was not clear whether Infibeam would provide the back-end software and platform for the project or […]

AMAZON DIWALI 2016 Sale : Top 10 MOBILE deals

Amazon has kickstarted its ‘Great Indian Fesival Sale’ today morning and is offering some decent deals on mobile phones, especially smartphones, for those on the lookout for value. The most interesting offers are on the Moto range, followed by Samsung, Xiaomi and LeEco. And unlike earlier years, most of the deals this Diwali are focused […]

Flipkart Big Billion Day Mobile Sale: Xiaomi Mi5 @Rs 17,999; Moto X Style, Samsung A8 @Rs 19k; Le2 for Rs 10,499 on Diwali

What do you do when your rival Amazon is holding its big holiday sale two days ahead of you? If you’re Flipkart, you make sure that your customers know what’s in store for them if they wait. According to clues we’ve picked up from the social media and other promotions, Flipkart will offer some hefty […]

Flipkart warns users about fake offers ahead of Big Billion Day Sale 2016

Flipkart, one of India’s top online shopping sites, has warned users not to click on suspicious links or otherwise give credence to purported offers from the website seen on social media platforms. “With the Flipkart Big Billion Days just round the corner, a host of fake offers and discounts are being offered on various fraudulent […]

Nandan Denim to issue 50 lakh warrants at Rs 200 each

Nandan Denim Limited (NDL), a Gujarat- based fabric manufacturer, said it is planning to issue 50 lakh convertible warrants to foreign investors at Rs 200 each, aggregating to Rs 100 cr. “The company will be issuing 25 lakh fully convertible warrants each to Foreign Portfolio Investors, LTS Investment Fund Ltd and LGOF Global Opportunities Ltd […]

Mahindra invests in online agri-retail start-up Merakisan.com

Mahindra & Mahindra´s agri solutions company Mahindra Univeg Pvt Ltd. said it has invested in Merakisan PVt. Ltd., an agri e-commerce start-up. Mahindra Univeg Pvt Ltd. is a 60:40 joint venture between Mahindra Agri Solutions Ltd. and and Belgium based Univeg (Greenyard Foods). It focuses on developing fresh fruit supply chain in India and imports […]

Cafe Coffee Day offers free WiFi in select cities in India

Café Coffee Day (CCD), India’s leading youth aggregator has tied up with leading and ‘neutral’ Wi-Fi service provider O-Zone Networks to provide free Wi-Fi access to customers at its cafes in select cities across the country. CCD will now provide high-speed connectivity to its tech-driven customers through a dedicated leased line at its cafes, the […]

LatestOne.com tries the wholesale model to compete against Flipkart & Amazon

Palred Online Technology said its wholesale ecommerce platform under the LatestOne.com platform has got off to a successful start. The platform — which aims to supply equipment sourced from China and other countries directly to shops, distributors and retailers — is processing 4,000 orders per day, the company said. The wholesale operation was started about a […]

Flipkart beats Amazon in a user survey

India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, Flipkart has emerged as India’s most preferred e-commerce platform, the company said quoting “E-tailing Leadership Index” of research firm RedSeer Consulting. “With an overall score of 95, Flipkart has been ranked ahead of players like Amazon (87), Snapdeal (66), Paytm (65) and Shopclues (59), in the second edition of the survey […]

Samsung’s latest fitness band, ‘smart’ headphone up for preorder on Flipkart @ Rs.13490

Samsung’s fitness devices — Gear Fit2 fitness band and Gear IconX smart headphone — are now available for pre-order on Flipkart. The devices were unveiled in India earlier this month and are priced in the Rs 13,490-13,990 range. The Gear Fit2 band is priced at Rs 13,990 and comes in black, blue and pink colours […]

Future Retail adds 3 lakh sq ft retail space, shuts down ecommerce site

Future Retail, one of the leading retail chains in India, has increased its retail floor space by 3 lakh square feet to 1.3 cr square feet during the April-June quarter this year, said the company. The company has increased its floor spaces in nine cities which includes Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, Indore, Nellore, Gaya and Keonjhar. […]

Myntra distances itself from controversial Krishna poster

Online shopping site Myntra.com distanced itself from a controversial poster of Lord Krishna showing him ordering clothes from the retailer as Draupadi was being disrobed. Taking off from the Mahabharata epic, the poster depcits Krishna searching for ‘extra long sarees’ as Dushasana peels off Draupadi’s clothes. According to the epic, Draupadi was pawned by her husbands […]

TCS launches new retailer-customer bonding software in the US

Tata Consultancy Services, a leading IT company from India, today announced a new software that enables retailers to gauge customer behaviour data from sensors placed in retail stores that can measure and analyse their movements and buying behaviour, said the company. This can help the retailers understand and deliver a personalised experience to their customers […]

NSE seeks details on reported Aditya Birla and Future Group merger talks

The NSE today has sought clarification from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail (ABRL) on whether any negotiations for merger has taken place with Kishore Biyani’s Future Group. The exhange’s request for clarification has come after a report in the Economic Times. The report said that Biyani’s Future Group was in early discussion with ABRL to […]