Gross merchandise volume, Alibaba's key measure of online sales, had overtaken last year’s total of 91.2 billion yuan ($13.4 billion) by 3:20 pm (0720 GMT), the firm said -- with more than $1 billion spent in the first five minutes.Nov 11, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
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.Aug 09, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
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.Jul 09, 2016, 12:46 PM IST
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.Jun 17, 2016, 19:12 PM IST
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.Jun 17, 2016, 17:44 PM IST
The sale has already begun at midnight January 21 and will continue till 12am on January 23.
Jan 21, 2016, 09:06 AM IST
Shopping through mobile devices soared on Cyber Monday.Dec 02, 2015, 10:17 AM IST
Alibaba recorded sales of 10 billion yuan (USD 1.57 billion) within 12 minutes and 28 seconds of midnight.
Nov 11, 2015, 14:04 PM IST
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.
Oct 17, 2015, 00:11 AM IST
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.Aug 10, 2015, 14:34 PM IST
European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said she decided to launch the year-long inquiry because such hurdles were hampering the growth of online sales.Mar 26, 2015, 22:59 PM IST
The glitch occurred between 7 p.m and 8 p.m. Friday, and affected firms that use the tool RepricerExpress, The Telegraph reported.Dec 15, 2014, 17:07 PM IST
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.Nov 30, 2014, 06:47 AM IST
"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.Oct 08, 2014, 18:25 PM IST
Euromonitor data showed that the number of smartphones in the Asia Pacific is forecast to rise to nearly 700 million in 2017.May 30, 2014, 16:14 PM IST
The company is also looking at aggressively launching more handsets through the e-commerce route.May 29, 2014, 13:56 PM IST
The company was aiming to reach the billion dollar-mark (for gross merchandize value or GMV) by 2015.Mar 09, 2014, 13:32 PM IST
Samsung and Philips were recently raided by the European Commission inspectors, including several other consumer electronics companies, over restricting online sales.Dec 07, 2013, 12:36 PM IST
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.Dec 01, 2013, 11:36 AM IST