Thursday, 6 October, 2022
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Topic: Amazon

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

MNC jobs, fat salaries — after IITs, IIMs, lesser-known pvt colleges are acing placement game

With offers of Rs 40 lakh and above as starting salaries, students from such colleges are getting placed in top companies. Industry experts say firms today put 'skills over pedigree'.

Gone are Singham & Chulbul Pandey – On Netflix, Amazon, cops are less masala, more material

From She to Paatal Lok and Delhi Crime, police officers on OTT are much more than their uniform. They are ordinary people, who just happen to be cops.

Bedsheet as beach towels? India-made products find novel uses in global markets, says Amazon

E-commerce giant Amazon’s ‘Exports Digest 2022’ reveals how Indian middle- and small-scale industries are thriving worldwide, thanks to technology.

‘Asia a great proxy for other markets’ — Netflix on fixing its subscription crisis

Streaming platform to curb spending, while maintaining investments in Asian market, producing local films and creating partnerships with wireless operators to reach potential customers.

Manipur opens online store on Amazon, makes unique handicraft easily available to country

The e-commerce giant has already roped in several states, government bodies to display India’s heritage, as well as digitise small businesses.

Google joins Amazon to mull a bid for Indian Premier League

Alphabet Inc., owner of search engine Google, has flagged an interest in bidding for the broadcast rights of IPL, joining the ranks of dozen media giants vying for the coveted asset.

Amazon’s hiring binge, warehouse expansion during pandemic prove too much as demand cools

The company was overstaffed for much of the first quarter, which in Amazon's warehouses mean workers sitting idle or managers asking for volunteers to go home without pay.

‘Did China gain leverage over the town square’ — Bezos takes swipe at Musk-Twitter deal

In a series of tweets, Bezos drew attention to the EV giant’s close ties with China, the world’s biggest electric vehicle market and home to Tesla’s first overseas factory.

Mukesh Ambani scraps $3.2 billion deal with Future Group that set up clash with Jeff Bezos

Reliance’s decision to back out comes after almost two years of tortuous litigation in various courtrooms across India and Singapore that worsened the financial health of Future Group.

On Camera

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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