E-commerce has given book industry a boost'

E-commerce has given the book industry a substantial boost by bringing books closer to readers, said an online retail portal that has been actively reaching out to an audience that demands Hindi translations of popular English books and classical Hindi novels.

With 'app-only format' is Flipkart taking away user’s prerogative to compare and choose better?

Flipkart-owned Myntra has already announced their move to a pure-app experience by 1 May 2015.

Now you can do grocery shopping online

With the boost of E-Commerce, FMCG companies are tying up with retailers to sell groceries online!

Facebook buys shopping search engine TheFind

Facebook on Friday waded further into e-commerce with the acquisition of shopping search engine TheFind.com.

Alibaba shopping festival sells $2 bln in first one hour

 Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said about $2 billion worth of goods were sold on the e-commerce giant`s websites within the first hour and 12 seconds of its annual shopping festival.

PM asks Varanasi weavers to utilise growing e-commerce market

Pitching for modernisation of the textile sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday asked the weavers to utilise the growing e-commerce market to reach out to global consumers even as he announced a package of Rs 2,375 crore to revive banks in eastern UP.

Facebook to shut down Gifts service in latest e-commerce shift

Facebook Inc will shut its 2-year-old Gifts shop on Aug. 12, as the world`s largest social network tests other ways to let consumers buy products on its website.

E-tailers plan ahead to cast a wide net in India

As all eyes are on Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s plan to launch the largest ever initial public offering in US, e-commerce market in India is taking a few baby but definite steps to carve a place for itself under the Sun.

BlackBerry launches Z3 smartphone in India

BlackBerry has launched their latest Z series smartphone, Z3, which will be available for pre-order starting today via selected e-commerce websites and BlackBerry stores, in New Delhi.

E-commerce cos hail Modi for advocating tech push in retail

Prominent players in the-commerce space have welcomed BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s stance for pushing for the use of technology in retail.

Worldfloat takes on OLX, Flipkart; introduces e-commerce

Social networking site Worldfloat says it has introduced e-commerce feature taking on major players like OLX, Flipkart and Snapdeal in discount deals markets.

Social media still doesn`t drive e-commerce sales: Study

Despite the frenzy around social media obsession and the red-hot IPOs, they still fail to drive e-commerce sales, a research firm has revealed.

`It’s a very special feeling to have created a brand like Inkfruit`

A former student of IIT Bombay and IIM Lucknow, Kashyap Dalal, the co-founder of Inkfruit.com, talks about his future plans…

Bollywood meets e-commerce, targets youth

Innovative marketing is on a new high in tinsel town and the growth of e-commerce has only spurred the trend by opening up new platforms for Bollywood. An increasing number of filmmakers are collaborating with online portals for promotional purposes as well as to sell movie-related merchandise.

Facebook users spend at least 8 hrs a day on site

One in nine Facebook users admit to spending a daily average of eight hours on the social networking site.

After e-commerce, now is the turn of social commerce!

The fast increasing social media population hooked onto Facebook, Twitter, etc is set to give a big boost to the already burgeoning domestic e-commerce.

Yahoo to sell back 20% of holding to Alibaba Group

Struggling Internet firm Yahoo Inc has said it will sell half of its stake in Alibaba Group back to the Chinese e-commerce company for USD 7.1 billion.

US online spending up

US online retail spending reached $44.3 billion in the first three months of this year, with help from shoppers using tablet computers to buy clothing and other items.