This is how online companies may be cheating you on discounts!

This is how online companies may be cheating you on discounts!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Discounts are one of the biggest perks of online shopping. Did you realize that the sometimes shopping sites merely promise discounts to lure you into shopping?

Good news! Soon, you can shop online and pay through Bitcoins

Good news! Soon, you can shop online and pay through Bitcoins

Online shopping and utility bill payments via the virtual currency should be available soon.

US retail giants feel pain as online shopping hits

US retail giants feel pain as online shopping hits

Iconic American stores Macy`s and Gap are facing tough questions about their future following dreary earnings announcements this week that highlighted the growing market share taken by online retailers.

Funny! Man on sleeping pills accidentally buys a yak online

Funny! Man on sleeping pills accidentally buys a yak online

It was a yak...a huge one! Apparently, he was on some “sleeping pills” when he decided to go for it.

What’s the top reason for accessing internet? Here’s the answer

What’s the top reason for accessing internet? Here’s the answer

In the survey, 98 percent respondents voted for online shopping, 96 percent for social networking, and 95 percent for banking, emailing and booking tickets.

This is how you may get cheated while shopping online!

This is how you may get cheated while shopping online!

The major online marketplaces in India Flipkart, Snapdeal, Amazon India keep coming up with discount festivals or daily deals promising you a profitable shopping experience.

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal may not give huge discount anymore!

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal may not give huge discount anymore!

E-retailers, like Flipkart, Amazon and Snapdeal may now find it difficult to provide lucrative discounts to attract customers as the new guidelines on online marketplaces prohibit such players to influence the prices of goods and services.

Now buy handmade gifts online!

- An online shopping website come up with a unique concept of providing handmade gifts.
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Digital marketing course: XLRI soon to offer one!

Digital marketing course: XLRI soon to offer one!

With online shopping catching up as a trend, India's top B-schools are thinking of offering courses in digital marketing now.

Online shopping may not be as green as we think

 Who does not love to sit at home in sweatpants and shop online? But it may not be as environment friendly option as often people think, new research suggests.

Now shop in 12 languages on Snapdeal mobile app

Now shop in 12 languages on Snapdeal mobile app

In a move to reach out to more customers across the country, online marketplace Snapdeal on Tuesday launched multilingual interface.

China's Alibaba pays $266M for Hong Kong newspaper

China's Alibaba pays $266M for Hong Kong newspaper

The publisher of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post says China's Alibaba is buying the English-language newspaper for 2.06 billion Hong Kong dollars (USD 266 million).

What is the relation between sex and smog?

What is the relation between sex and smog?

China's capital registered a boom in online orders for condoms and sportswear rather than masks and air purifiers, state media reported on Wednesday, as the city of over 22 million people reeled under the first-ever red alert for rising levels of pollution.

Alibaba.Com aims to more than double India user base

Alibaba.Com aims to more than double India user base

Alibaba group's B2B arm Alibaba.Com Monday said it aims to more than double its user base in India over the next few years through on-boarding of over 5 million businesses on its wholesale trading platform.

Foreign e-tailers to rake in Rs 54,700 cr from local shoppers

Despite government's attempt to curtail imports of consumer items, shoppers are likely to buy Rs 54,700 crore worth foreign goods from overseas e-tailers this year, a report said Thursday.

cloudBuy ties up with CII for online e-commerce gateway

Global provider of cloud-based e-commerce marketplaces cloudBuy has signed an agreement with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for an online e-commerce gateway.

World’s biggest online shopping day nets over $14 billion

World’s biggest online shopping day nets over $14 billion

E-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday that Chinese and international consumers spent more than $14 billion in the world’s biggest online shopping day, as it sought to soothe worries over China’s slowing economy.

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.

 

Online shopping prevents hypertension, depression: Study

New study shows that over 40 percent of professionals world wide consider online shopping as solution for their stress and depression caused due to their work.

Digital commerce: India accounts below 1% total retail sales

Digital commerce: India accounts below 1% total retail sales

India accounts for less than one percent of the total retail sales despite being the fastest digital commerce market in Asia, growing at 40 percent each year, according to research firm Gartner.