Penalty of upto Rs 1 lakh or jail term if e-commerce companies fail to declare country of origin on portal

The Centre has told e-commerce companies to declare country of origin on of products on their portals or be prepared to pay penalty of upto Rs 1 lakh or jail term or both.

Jul 10, 2020, 16:54 PM IST

E-commerce firms like Amazon, Flipkart, others asked to show country of origin on each product sold at their portal

DPIIT has set August 1 as the deadline to display the origin of products on the website of online retailers.

Jul 08, 2020, 17:10 PM IST

90% Flipkart sellers back on platform, 125% rise in new MSMEs

Flipkart has also seen 125 per cent rise in new seller signing-up on the platform, in comparison to its existing seller base, in the April-June period, the company said in a statement.

Jun 27, 2020, 15:01 PM IST

Flipkart flight booking portal goes live – Know how to travel for free

Flipkart is also throwing a host of offers and discounts for the customers in various categories.

Jun 10, 2020, 14:12 PM IST

Flipkart announces 4-day Laptop Bonanza sale – Check out deals and offer

Here’s looking at 10 laptops under Rs 30,00.

Jun 10, 2020, 12:32 PM IST

Get YouTube Premium membership free for 6 months – Here’s what you need to do

You can cancel the subscription any time before the trial end period.

Jun 09, 2020, 16:05 PM IST

Realme sells over 15K Smart TVs in 10 mins, launching 55-inch TV soon

The Realme Smart TVs are available in two sizes - 32-inch model priced at Rs 12,999 and 43-inch variant priced at Rs 21,999.

Jun 02, 2020, 17:09 PM IST

Sriram Venkataraman named Flipkart Commerce CFO

Venkataraman succeeds Emily McNeal, who held the role of Flipkart Group CFO since September 2018. She has decided to return to the US to pursue a career opportunity outside the Walmart Group, a statement said.

May 05, 2020, 11:08 AM IST

E-commerce companies geared up to start shipping non-essential items

On Friday, the home ministry had announced the third phase of lockdown in the country by another two-weeks that ends on May 17.

May 04, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Bengaluru-based Flipkart to resume e-commerce sales of essential products

Walmart Inc`s Flipkart will resume e-commerce services for essential products after receiving central and state government assurances on the safety of its delivery staff and a hassle-free supply chain. 

Mar 25, 2020, 19:31 PM IST

Flipkart partners government to empower artisans, self-help groups

The e-commerce company will collaborate with state missions under the DAY-NULM to establish the `Flipkart Samarth programme` in 22 states in India.

Dec 30, 2019, 20:42 PM IST

E-tailers set to celebrate Diwali worth Rs 35,000 crore

Amazon and Flipkart, e-tailers in India achieved a record $3 billion (nearly Rs 19,000 crore) of Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) in the first six days of the festive sale from September 29-October 4.

Oct 24, 2019, 11:33 AM IST

With 70 billion views, Flipkart logs 50% growth in new customers

Aiming to bring the next 200 million consumers to the e-commerce fold, Flipkart on Friday said that "The Big Billion Days" sale witnessed almost 50 per cent growth in the number of new customers compared to last year, with 70 billion views in six days of the sale that began on September 29.

Oct 04, 2019, 20:11 PM IST

Flipkart's ' Big Billion Days' to kick off from September 29

There will be 4-hour early access for Flipkart Plus consumers. To make shopping easier and more accessible for consumers, Flipkart has partnered with Axis and ICICI Banks to design special offers for cardholders.

Sep 12, 2019, 10:58 AM IST

Flipkart to launch Hindi interface for next 20 crore online customers

With the Hindi capability, users will be able to see all the information and search for their desired products in Hindi -- a language whose internet user base is expected to outgrow English by the year 2021.

Sep 04, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Tiger Fund increases equity stake in Flipkart

The $514-billion Walmart acquired majority stake (77 per cent) in the city-based Flipkart on May 9, 2018 for a whopping $16 billion (Rs 107,662 crore) at $67.3 per share.

Sep 02, 2019, 14:48 PM IST

Flipkart rolls out video service through Android app

Similar to Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and other streaming services, Flipkart is offering curated and personalised video content to the Indian audience.

Aug 19, 2019, 09:51 AM IST

Government comes up with draft guidelines to protect online shoppers

Online shoppers can soon rest assured that if they have any complaints about products or service from an e-commerce site, it would be speedily looked into and resolved.

Aug 05, 2019, 23:37 PM IST

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro 6GB + 64GB variant launched in India

Equipped with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 processor, the Redmi Note 7 Pro features a 48MP primary camera and a 13MP front camera.

Jul 03, 2019, 14:34 PM IST

India warns firms like Amazon and Flipkart over steep online discounts

The government has said that while is prepared to listen to concerns about its new FDI rules, it's committed to protecting small traders from predatory behaviour by foreign-funded companies

Jun 26, 2019, 10:14 AM IST