45% users stop using shopping apps after 4 weeks of download

he fiercely competitive sector is witnessing high churn and reduced engagement, shows data shared with TOI by marketing analytics firm CleverTap.

Amazon tests ‘New’ badge to help shoppers discover the latest products

According to CNBC, the e-commerce giant is testing a "New" badge to highlight recently launched products. It is unclear how Amazon is...

How Instagram shopping is transforming small and medium businesses in India

Merkle says there’s been a 114% increase in web referrals through IG between Q1 2018 & Q1 2019. ...

Here’s how you can avoid buying fake products while shopping online

Are you buying original or fake products online? The past few years have witnessed a phenomenal growth in the online...

Paytm Mall has cut all functions from parent One97 Communications

The ecommerce arm, which is valued at $3.3 billion, has seen significant restructuring, including no common team member across its two businesses,...

Amazon.com nears deal for up to 10% of Future Retail

India’s No. 2 retailer by turnover, Future is seeking a valuation of about $281 mn from Amazon for 10% stake.

Govt steps to safeguard e-shoppers may hit cos

The proposals include disclosing terms of contract between the merchant and the marketplace and details of the merchant like contacta, to make...

How niche Indian e-commerce platforms are coping with global brands

The niche E-commerce companies are gaining a lot of engagement due to high levels of customization and bespoke offerings that suit the...

Amazon bets on 3rd-party sellers

The e-tailer is now focusing on around a dozen mid-sized, third-party sellers who drive 30-33% of its total sales in India, up...

Amazon India launches Amazon Marketplace Appstore to offer solutions to sellers

Sellers can access verified third-party applications that complement Amazon’s free tools, helping them streamline and thereby improve efficiency of their business operations