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Wal-Mart buying Jet.com to lift online sales, battle Amazon

Wal-Mart buying Jet.com to lift online sales, battle Amazon

Wal-Mart Stores Inc , vying to better challenge Amazon.com Inc , will pay about $3 billion for internet retailer Jet.com and its innovative pricing software in the largest-ever deal for an e-commerce startup.

Good News! Now Flipkart engineers to rectify technical issues of your smartphone

Good News! Now Flipkart engineers to rectify technical issues of your smartphone

In case, you are facing any technical glitches with the phone, Flipkart engineer will make a visit to your house and sort out the problem.

Amazon India sees 250% annual growth in sellers

Amazon India sees 250% annual growth in sellers

US-based Amazon on Friday said it has witnessed a 250 per cent year-on-year growth in bringing new sellers on board as it looks to tap into the booming ecommerce market in India.

Amazon takes on Flipkart by slashing sellers' commissions

Amazon takes on Flipkart by slashing sellers' commissions

In a bid to take on local e-commerce player Flipkart, American market leader in the same sector Amazon has slashed its seller fees on smartphones and software. 

Amazon 72-hour 'Great Indian Sale' begins, heavy discounts on lakhs of products

Amazon 72-hour 'Great Indian Sale' begins, heavy discounts on lakhs of products

The sale has already begun at midnight January 21 and will continue till 12am on January 23.

 

Cyber Monday sales top $3 billion as discounts spur buyers

Cyber Monday sales top $3 billion as discounts spur buyers

Shopping through mobile devices soared on Cyber Monday.

Chinese online sales breaks record on Singles Day

Chinese online sales breaks record on Singles Day

Alibaba recorded sales of 10 billion yuan (USD 1.57 billion) within 12 minutes and 28 seconds of midnight.

 

Delhi records 88.5% surge in festive online sales

With e-commerce companies launching their big sale to woo shoppers, Delhi has recorded an 88.5 percent rise in online shopping during this festive season against regular online shopping that rose 56 percent, as per a report.

 

Flipkart sells 150 mn products online till August

Leading e-retail major Flipkart on Monday said it has sold 150 million products till date this calendar year, registering a whopping 150 percent growth over last year.

EU antitrust regulators to investigate ecommerce

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she decided to launch the year-long inquiry because such hurdles were hampering the growth of online sales. 

Amazon glitch leads to 1p ''bargains''

The glitch occurred between 7 p.m and 8 p.m. Friday, and affected firms that use the tool RepricerExpress, The Telegraph reported.

Online sales spike on a less chaotic Black Friday

The top US shopping "holiday" saw a surge this year in online sales with smaller crowds in stores -- but Black Friday still brought some of its trademark shopping mall pandemonium.

Flipkart 'Big Billion' sale: Govt will examine complaints, says Sitharaman

"We have received many inputs. Lot of concern has been expressed. We will look into it," Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told reporters on Flipkart`s `Big Billion Day` sale.

Smartphones, tablets driving retail growth in Asia: report

Euromonitor data showed that the number of smartphones in the Asia Pacific is forecast to rise to nearly 700 million in 2017.

Alcatel eyes 15% revenue from e-commerce

The company is also looking at aggressively launching more handsets through the e-commerce route.

Flipkart sales run rate hits $1 billion

The company was aiming to reach the billion dollar-mark (for gross merchandize value or GMV) by 2015.

Samsung, Philips among others raided by EU over restricting online sale

Samsung and Philips were recently raided by the European Commission inspectors, including several other consumer electronics companies, over restricting online sales.

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.

Cyber Monday sales hit record $1.25 bn

Cyber Monday online sales set a record, led by department stores and home goods retailers, according to US data released on Tuesday.