Flipkart courts retailers with Seller Advantage Week

Flipkart, India’s largest online marketplace launched the ‘Seller Advantage Week’—an initiative in an attempt to woo new sellers to its platform. As a part of Flipkart’s national seller campaign, ‘Apne Sapne Jee Kar Dekho,’ this initiative will offer support and guidance to new sellers to kick-start a hassle-free online journey. Sellers who register with Flipkart […]

Croma lets customers buy from store via website, and vice versa

Croma, the electronic retail chain from the Tata group, said it intends to expand its initial steps at integrating its physical stores and its ecommerce website croma.com. The integration would make it possible for customers to seamlessly merge the physical and online operation. As a result, they would not only be able to buy on […]

Industry opposes suggestion to exclude Amazon, Flipkart etc from key ecommerce responsibilities

Certain rules suggested by the government of India for possible inclusion in its upcoming e-commerce policy have drawn opposition from industry bodies. Key among these are the conditions that payment collection, packing and delivery should be made the responsibility of the seller and not the intermediary website (such as Flipkart and Amazon). The Department of […]

SBI, bankbazaar.com tie-up for home loan origination

State Bank of India (SBI), the largest bank in India, has entered into a Tripartite memorandum of understandingn with bankbazaar.com and SBI CAP Securities Ltd to provide one more online platform for applying for SBI Home Loans. “This partnership will help the Bank Under this arrangement, the Bank will be able to display its Home […]

Tata Housing to conduct online real estate exhibition

After registered sales of mobile phones, it’s registered sales of flats. Tata Value Homes, an arm of Tata Housing Development Company, announced India’s first online exhibition for an exclusive audience through a valid invite code. Registrations for this three day event starting 13th to 15th July, have begun on www.tatavaluehomes.com. “With this launch, Tata Value […]

Axis Bank app gets support for fingerprint authentication

Axis Bank, India’s third largest private sector bank, has added touch authentication for transactions through its mobile app for its iOS app. The feature will not be available in the Android version of the app. Bank customers using Apple iPhone 5s and above can now complete their financial transactions such as bill payments, mobile recharge […]

Yu Yuphoria special sale tomorrow with guaranteed availability

YU, the online-focused brand from a Micromax founder, said it will hold a special sale of its Yuphoria phone for selected customers guaranteeing availability. “The exclusive sale will be held on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 between 2pm-5pm on Amazon.in and will provide a privilege to the fans as they are guaranteed to get the YUPHORIA […]

CommonFloor offers freelance photography jobs

Commonfloor.com has introduced a new ‘Free-lenser’ program aimed at amateur and freelance photographers that will help them work and earn. CommonFloor is calling-in entries from photographers who are interested to "capture pictures of a locality which can depict the essence and nuisance of that area." "This first-of-its-kind program will work as a vehicle for photographers […]

Mobile contributing 50% of ecommerce revenue in India – study

Global e-Commerce sales made via mobile devices are expected to cross $638 billion by 2018, according to the joint study brought out by ASSOCHAM and Deloitte said. Currently, the availability of e-Commerce applications on various mobility devices is helping to drive sales and revenue, Assocham said. “E-tailers like Flipkart, Amazone and Jabong now get 50% […]

Shoppers Stop targets 15% revenue from ecommerce, digital

Retailer Shoppers Stop said it would invest Rs 60 crores over the next 3 years to build up an ‘omnichannel’ delivery platform that would encompass physical stores, web, social, TV and marketplaces. It has chosen SAP as its technology solutions partner. The move would involve its group companies HomeStop, Hypercity and Crossword as well. By […]

Flipkart lets you click your friend’s dress and buy it online

Flipkart, which has recently been overtaken by Amazon India as India’s most visited ecommerce website, has announced a new ‘Image search’ feature on its mobile app. With the app, you can take a snap of anyone wearing any dress, and that app will try to locate a similar dress for you. “The added feature has […]

SBI, MakeMyTrip to tap cross-selling opportunities

State Bank of India and MakeMyTrip.com signed an agreement today which will see the travel portal make use of India’s biggest bank’s infrastructure to meet its finance and banking related requirements related to its online travel portal. “SBI aims at becoming a “One Stop” solution provider for the entire range of financial needs of e-Commerce […]

Magicbricks launches map search for apartment seekers

Magicbricks, one of the players fighting it out in the highly competitive online real estate classifieds business, said it had implemented a full-fledged map search feature on its website. Map search, in which users can visually search for apartment complexes and photo-view are the two features that helped disruptive start-up housing.com to corner a large […]

Xiaomi Mi Pad at 11k, Mi4 at 14k, Moto G at 10k — on Flipkart Big Sale today

It looks like Flipkart is very eager to get some of its exclusive items moving off its shelves, going by the kind of offers and discounts that the online retailer is offering today – the last day of its Big App Shopping Days. The best offers in the electronic segments are the following. Xiaomi Mi […]