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Amazon India to ply 10,000 electric delivery vehicles by 2025

Amazon India to ply 10,000 electric delivery vehicles by 2025

🕔13:12, 20.Jan 2020

Bengaluru, Jan 20  E-commerce giant Amazon India will deploy 10,000 electric vehicles (EVs) in its delivery fleet by 2025, the company said on Monday. “The expansion of our electric vehicle fleet to 10,000 vehicles by 2025 is an integral milestone

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Flipkart launches its first ‘furniture experience centre’

Flipkart launches its first ‘furniture experience centre’

🕔08:52, 29.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 29  E-commerce major Flipkart on Sunday said that it has launched its first “furniture experience centre”, in Bengaluru. “In order to give a touch and feel experience to customers in an ever-growing online furniture market, Flipkart has

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Amazon invests Rs 2,600-crore more in India to take on Walmart

Amazon invests Rs 2,600-crore more in India to take on Walmart

🕔09:22, 9.May 2018

Bengaluru, May 9  World’s largest e-commerce player Amazon has invested an additional Rs 2,600 crore in its India operations ahead of the US retail giant Walmart taking over the country’s e-tail major Flipkart. “The Amazon board has accorded consent to

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E-commerce sector rides on Digital India, note ban (2017 in Retrospect)

E-commerce sector rides on Digital India, note ban (2017 in Retrospect)

🕔11:39, 31.Dec 2017

Bengaluru, Dec 30 (IANS) Adopting disruptive technology and riding on the Digital India bandwagon, the e-commerce sector has survived the slowdown in 2017 and benefited from the note ban, which spurred online transactions. More than computer-based Internet penetration and broadband extension,

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E-commerce will be able to do deliveries using drones

E-commerce will be able to do deliveries using drones

🕔15:15, 2.Nov 2017

New Delhi, Nov 2  E-commerce players like Amazon and Flipkart will be able to make airborne delivery of products to customers in India using drones enabled by technology being developed by the country’s aviation sector, a minister announced on Thursday.

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Flipkart introduces online ‘No Cost EMI’ option

Flipkart introduces online ‘No Cost EMI’ option

🕔15:12, 31.May 2016

New Delhi, May 31  E-commerce major Flipkart on Tuesday introduced “No Cost EMI” option to make online shopping affordable for high-end purchases through an attractive financing option of Equated Monthly Installments (EMI) where customers will not bear additional cost.Flipkart’s “No

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Intel, Dell join to strengthen cloud, e-commerce in India

Intel, Dell join to strengthen cloud, e-commerce in India

🕔14:27, 17.May 2016

New Delhi, May 17  The chip-making giant Intel on Tuesday unveiled new processors with “Intel Resource Director Technology”, allowing customers to move to fully automated Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)-based modern clouds with greater visibility, control capability and enhanced security features.For

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e-commerce startups welcome 100 percent automatic FDI move

e-commerce startups welcome 100 percent automatic FDI move

🕔10:41, 1.Apr 2016

Bengaluru, April 01  A slew of startups on Thursday lauded the government allowing 100 FDI in e-commerce through the automatic route clause, terming it a move in the right direction. Anish Basu Roy, co-founder of On-cloud Marketplace, said: “I think

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Snapdeal’s Monday Home Sale sees 10-fold growth in order volume

Snapdeal’s Monday Home Sale sees 10-fold growth in order volume

🕔08:12, 20.Oct 2015

New Delhi, Oct 20  Domestic e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal on Monday said that it has seen a ten fold growth in order volumes under its Monday Home sale which includes popular categories like home decor, furniture and furnishing.According to the company,

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China to promote e-commerce

China to promote e-commerce

🕔12:48, 25.Sep 2015

Beijing, Sep 25  China will promote e-commerce for the farming and agriculture sector, according to an action plan released on Friday.China will establish sound e-commerce infrastructure and policies while nurturing a batch of influential agricultural e-commerce brands in the next

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E-commerce major Delhivery raises $85 million

E-commerce major Delhivery raises $85 million

🕔16:06, 6.May 2015

New Delhi, May 6  Leading e-commerce player Delhivery on Wednesday announced raising $85 million (Rs.540 crore) from venture partners to build infrastructure and design services. “Our fourth round (D series) of raising investment was led by global hedge fund Tiger

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Online shakes up physical format in India’s retail space

Online shakes up physical format in India’s retail space

🕔13:10, 25.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 25  It’s still a small component of India’s Rs.38 trillion ($600 billion) overall retail trade industry. Yet, the e-commerce format with sales of Rs.1 trillion ($16 billion) managed to create a buzz in 2014 like never before

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e-Commerce will pave way for Digital India, says Prasad

e-Commerce will pave way for Digital India, says Prasad

🕔11:03, 20.Nov 2014

New Delhi, Nov 20  Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said he perceives e-commerce as an extension which surely will pave way for the new India or Digital India. “The dream of witnessing a Digital India will be fulfilled

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E-commerce next hottest thing: Ratan Tata

E-commerce next hottest thing: Ratan Tata

🕔11:49, 7.Aug 2014

Kolkata, Aug 7  Said to be considering a personal investment in e-commerce firm Snapdeal, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, Ratan Tata Wednesday said e-tailing was the next hottest thing in the market. “E-tailing gives you access to a wide range

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