E Commerce Market
Business  /  Published 04.07.20

E-commerce: tax shock for players

The income tax department has brought in changes to the challan for payment of equalisation levy — ITNS 285 — expanding its scope to include non-resident e-commerce companies supplying goo...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.05.20

Flipkart ties up with Vishal Mega Mart

Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday said it has joined hands with Vishal Mega Mart for home delivery of essential items in 26 cities in the country, including Delhi-NCR, Bangalore and Calcutta.Under the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 18.05.20

Aarogya app shift in new norms

The controversial Covid-tracker app Aarogya Setu appears to have been made optional, going by the lockdown guidelines issued on Sunday, which said: '… employers on best effort basis should ensure th...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.04.20

JioMart leverages WhatsApp for delivery

JioMart, the e-commerce platform of Reliance Industries (RIL), has gone live just days after Facebook invested $5.7 billion in the digital services arm of the oil-to-telecom giant.The service, being o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 19.04.20

Centre’s flip-flop cart hits e-tailers

The Centre on Sunday barred e-commerce firms from selling non-essential items during the lockdown, reversing its own four-day-old order that allowed online platforms to sell mobile phones, refrigerato...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.04.20

Online retail faces slump in demand

The relaxations announced by the government are a step in the right direction, but with multiple challenges still confronting e-tailers, experts feel the path to normalcy will be a long drawn one.The ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 25.03.20

Online sellers halt service

Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon India’s Pantry services have been suspended temporarily as India entered a 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. E-commerce platforms h...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.02.20

E-retail worry

Amazon India and Flipkart are studying the budget proposal on the levy of one per cent TDS, and may reach out to the government for clarifications. “We are studying the details, and will reach out t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.01.20

India needs to do more to attract investment in e-commerce sector: UK body

The Indian government is responsive to concerns expressed by businesses but needs to do more to attract investments into sectors such as e-commerce, the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) has said.The ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 10.05.19

US frowns on online retail rules

A senior US government official on Friday said India should have changed its e-commerce rules after broader consultations with all stakeholders. The changed rules had affected the operations of at le...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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