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After Flikpart, online retailer Myntra under Enforcement Directorate's lens for FEMA breach
Economic Times
"We are in compliance with all the government regulations pertaining to our business. We stand ready to fully and transparently cooperate with all government agencies," Myntra said in response to ET's queries on the matter. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

India gets its own payment gateway 'RuPay', equivalent of Visa and Mastercard
Deccan Chronicle
The RuPay platform developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is being used by certain banks like ICICI, State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, among others, for clearing and settlement. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Flipkart aims to create better-equipped and strong seller base; ropes in third-party partners to train its existing sellers and those coming on-board - Economic Times
Flipkart aims to create better-equipped and strong seller base; ropes in third-party partners to train its existing sellers and those coming on-board
Economic Times
These sellers often have a have limited footfall and geographical presence and Flipkart gives them a reach of millions, which is a win-win situation for all -- Flipkart, sellers and the consumers, he added.
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How Flipkart & Snapdeal are preparing to deal with onslaught from global retailer Amazon? - Economic Times
How Flipkart & Snapdeal are preparing to deal with onslaught from global retailer Amazon?
Economic Times
Amazon is dead serious about the Indian market. It spent nearly $3.5 million on lobbying in 2013, according to filings to the US Senate, including efforts to push through foreign direct investment in retail. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Flipkart goes Amazon way, launches Flipkart First service; aims at rewarding about 18 million registered shoppers for the portal - Economic Times
Flipkart goes Amazon way, launches Flipkart First service; aims at rewarding about 18 million registered shoppers for the portal
Economic Times
The services include free shipping for all orders, free 'In-a-Day Guarantee Delivery', same day guarantee delivery at a discounted price, 60-day replacement policy, priority service from customer support and a host of other benefits to be added soon, Flipkart VP (Marketing) Ravi Vora said. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Amazon lets consumers shop via Twitter by adding items to their Amazon carts using the hashtag #AmazonCart
Internet Retailer
The new feature, which Amazon rolled out today, lets a Twitter user who links his Amazon and Twitter accounts add an item to his Amazon.com cart by including the #AmazonCart hashtag in a tweet that includes a link to an Amazon product page. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Investment bankers leave  their high-profile jobs as dealmakers in reputed financial institutions to become entrepreneurs, most notably in e-commerce - Financial Express
Investment bankers leave their high-profile jobs as 'dealmakers' in reputed financial institutions to become entrepreneurs, most notably in e-commerce
Financial Express
Talking about the advantage of investment bankers in launching their own e-commerce businesses, Ashvin Vellody, partner, KPMG in India, a management consulting firm, says: "A person venturing into e-commerce needs to have three basic qualities. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Fan merchandiser Bluegape.com in talks to raise Rs 60 crore, looks to expand its presence in traditional retail formats and build on its technology - Economic Times
Fan merchandiser Bluegape.com in talks to raise Rs 60 crore, looks to expand its presence in traditional retail formats and build on its technology
Economic Times
The development comes at a time when consumer internet ventures in India, led by ecommerce companies, are being deluged with capital, as private equity and venture capital firms rush in to participate in the fast-growing sector, as it continues to mature at a rapid pace. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Online retailers are working towards Domino's Pizza's 30-minute delivery guarantee model giving customers as near an experience of a physical retail store
Economic Times
Flipkart has just begun same day delivery services, and is now looking at reducing the price it charges for its next-day delivery, currently at Rs 90, in order to make it more appealing. Amazon.in is piloting a same-day delivery project in Mumbai.
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Flipkart plans to co-develop virtual fashion brand stores; would be rolled out in the next two to three months - Times of India
Flipkart plans to co-develop virtual fashion brand stores; would be rolled out in the next two to three months
Times of India
Brands may like the idea because of Flipkart's reach, something that may not be possible to build with their own virtual stores. Flipkart's creation of a brand store will be directly indexed to the number of searches, visits, and transactions of a particular brand. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Bollywood merchandise e-tailer Bewakoof.com to raise Rs 25cr; expand its portfolio online and increase presence across brick-and-mortar retail stores
Economic Times
"We are targeting the youth, those who follow their passion and interests and this is represented by our product line. In the next few months, we are looking at raising about Rs 25 crore to expand our brand," Singh said. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Retail boom: Why traditional & online retailers need to solve their disputes on pricing?
Economic Times
Here's the rub: the traditional channels are simply not able to compete with the online channels on price. This is partly because of good old retail infrastructure costs as well as predatory pricing by the etailers. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Now many online brands have taken to TV to promote their apps. Will this help matters? - afaqs
Now many online brands have taken to TV to promote their apps. Will this help matters?
afaqs
The mobile application or app business is large. Everyone's constantly going on about apps. If you come across a brand you have never heard of, odds are an app for it exists. But here's what is interesting: Most apps are free.
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Amazon earmarks Rs 100-150cr for advertising on TV, print and online in FY15 in India
Economic Times
India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart's annual advertising budget is estimated at about Rs 75 crore while Future Group's Big Bazaar is expected to spend an unprecedented Rs 250 crore this year. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

New York-based Tiger Global leads a $15-million funding round in LimeRoad, a social shopping portal focused on women and fashion
Times of India
Modelled on the popular community-powered social commerce platform Polyvore in the US, LimeRoad will see existing investors Matrix India and Lightspeed Venture Partners also participate in the second round of funding as they bet on the spurt in women shoppers online. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

e-tailing is a $ 2.3Bn market and will reach 2% (US$ 19 Bn) to 4% (US$ 38Bn) of retail in next 5 years: Pragya Singh,Technopak Advisors - Business Today
e-tailing is a $ 2.3Bn market and will reach 2% (US$ 19 Bn) to 4% (US$ 38Bn) of retail in next 5 years: Pragya Singh,Technopak Advisors
Business Today
"The category split of e-tail is projected to evolve by 2019 with Electronics and Fashion & Lifestyle capturing 30% each of the E-tailing market. Fashion and Lifestyle is projected to increase its share." , Pragya told. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Flipkart investors close ranks to take on growing competition; Myntra deal said to be driven by common investors  to compete against the Amazon - Livemint
Flipkart investors close ranks to take on growing competition; Myntra deal said to be driven by common investors to compete against the Amazon
Livemint
Given Amazon's intentions, its financial muscle and technology expertise, local firms are likely to find it tough to compete against the Internet giant. "One of the main reasons (behind the deal) is that a merged entity would be able to compete much better against the likes of Amazon. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Flipkart-Myntra proposed merger uncertain, says common investor Accel Partners
VC Circle
"We are not sure the deal is going to happen," Subrata Mitra, partner, Accel Partners, told WSJ. Accel Partners is one of the three common investors in both the ventures (the other two being Tiger Global and Sofina). Mitra also represents the VC firm on the board of both the Bangalore-based companies. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Differences in the brand DNA of Myntra and Flipkart, which if combined could result in an identity crisis for both, though more for Myntra - Economic Times
Differences in the brand DNA of Myntra and Flipkart, which if combined could result in an identity crisis for both, though more for Myntra
Economic Times
This is majorly driven by their need to comply with FDI norms for investment in online businesses in India. Importantly, it allows them to scale up their business faster with decrease in inventory costs, however, with fresh challenges in creating a consistent customer experience.
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Hopscotch, a portal that sells products for children, acquires online school supplies retailer SkoolShop through an all-stock transaction deal - Economic Times
Hopscotch, a portal that sells products for children, acquires online school supplies retailer SkoolShop through an all-stock transaction deal
Economic Times
"We found a lot of synergies between the two companies. The acquisition will help expand our customer base rapidly and also give us a larger vendor base," said Rahul Anand, 36, co-founder of Hopscotch. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

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How to Manage an Ecommerce Photo Shoot with Models?
Practical Ecommerce
While some merchants can depend on vendor- or distributor-supplied imagery for a time, most growing retailers will eventually find the need to use custom lifestyle photography. Managing those photo shoots can produce unexpected challenges. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Mobile wallet firms grow service bouquet for a bigger market share; offer solutions for mobile users to speed up checkout, text-message based transactions - Economic Times
Mobile wallet firms grow service bouquet for a bigger market share; offer solutions for mobile users to speed up checkout, text-message based transactions
Economic Times
"We will offer mobile payment at physical retail stores just like credit or debit cards. This will be coupled with loyalty programmes and discounts in the next two years," said Promod Saxena, cofounder of Oxigen, India's first mobile payment solution provider. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

How does Apple know how to recommend the results below, when you merely type "ip" in the search box?
Shopify
Perhaps you think that as a small, medium, or even large online merchant, you have neither the funds nor people to maintain an Amazon-like search engine on your web site.Think again. There are actually some simple things you can do to ignificantly improve your site search, engage your visitors, and increase conversion rates on your site. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Online railway ticket bookings jump to 14.02 mn, User reach for job and matrimonial websites reach 31.18 million and 19.86 million respectively in March - Financial Express
Online railway ticket bookings jump to 14.02 mn, User reach for job and matrimonial websites reach 31.18 million and 19.86 million respectively in March
Financial Express
"While branded apparels witnessed 16.08 million online user visits in March 2014 as compared to 6.34 million user visits in March 2013, the footwear segment registered 15.51 million online user hits in March 2014 as compared to 6.30 million user hits in March 2013," it said.
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Criminals target Chinese online shoppers; Use phishing attacks to retrive users' payment account information, use it to make fraudulent purchases
Internet Retailer
Criminals maliciously registered more domain names in the second half of 2013 than at any time since 2007, a new report says. And Chinese criminals seeking to steal payment account information from Chinese consumers accounted for about 85% of those registrations.
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  Insight 
Web Shop Platforms- Offering Small Retailers a Simple and Affordable Way of Presenting their Products (Premium) - View Free Sample
Many retailers have recognized the potential of the Internet but the effort called for to run an additional online shop keep them from utilizing this sales channel. But thanks to web shop platforms that take over a major part of the logistics something can be done about that. . Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

No stock-outs no more  No stock-outs no more
Parker Avery

Priotitize to maximize inventory potential. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email


Supply Chain in 2014  Supply Chain in 2014
Cognizant

The focus on supply chain planning excellence has never been higher. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email


Listening and engagement the key for e-tailers on facebook
Listening and engagement the key for e-tailers on facebook (Premium) - View Free Sample
India's e-tailing market is on an upswing, consequently driving the growth of modern retail. Interacting with customers through social networking sites has become essential for all the retailers, no matter how big or small they are.Free for Email Subscribers! Share to get access Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email

Managing Risk Across the Supply Chain  Managing Risk Across the Supply Chain
CMW Insurance Services Ltd.

While lean manufacturing has become a cornerstone of successful supply chain management and a way for businesses to stay exible and responsive to changing tastes in their markets, the dependence on and relationship with suppliers resulting from outsourcing and minimizing stock creates a host of exposures. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email


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