Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicE-commerce

Topic: e-commerce

Ali Sher Shahid offers end-to-end automation services to clients for their digital stores

An e-commerce automation expert, Ali Sher Shahid, builds and manages e-commerce stores for business owners, whole equipping them with the benefits of e-commerce dropshipping.

Food delivery, hairdresser, taxi, bank, car service — why all want feedback, all the time

The feedback forms you fill, and star ratings you are pestered for by drivers, delivery personnel and sales staff, have a purpose. They can help you, the personnel and businesses.

After govt notices, 6 companies withdraw ads promising ‘99% protection’ against Covid

Department of Consumer Affairs says advertisements in question did not necessarily relate to handwashes or sanitisers, but even products like wall paint and fabric.

Traders’ body opposes health ministry ad encouraging online shopping, demands its withdrawal

The Confederation of All India Traders in its letter has said the health ministry ad is against India's more than 8 crore small businesses & can be seen as promoting global online companies.

Stringent draft e-commerce rules are not in best interest of consumers, survey finds

The proposed amendments to e-commerce rules seek to ban flash sales, raise compliance requirements, and fix liability on platforms for the failure of the sellers.

Overhaul regulation of E-marketplaces. Small sellers have stake in platform economy growth too

Vidhi India researchers find that the Indian Competition Act and other legal instruments can fail in their task of building a sustainable e-commerce ecosystem in India.

Govt to revisit draft e-commerce rules as liability, grievance redressal norms draw backlash

The provisions govt is looking to revise include those concerning liability for e-commerce portals, grievance redressal, and registration of firms. 

Open e-commerce — India’s giant slayer that could limit Amazon, Flipkart’s market dominance

It’s unclear yet how exactly India’s open e-commerce network will work. The template is India's highly successful UPI model. But the open digital network is a solution searching for a problem.

Piyush Goyal’s ‘quit India’ rhetoric for e-commerce dangerous, sends wrong message to investors

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Piyush Goyal slams e-commerce giants, vows social media-like rules for Amazon, Flipkart

Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal’s comments came a day after the Supreme Court refused to halt CCI probe against Amazon and Flipkart for alleged anti-competitive practices.

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
Tesla cars at outside a company yard

4 Indian states invite Tesla to set up shop after Elon Musk mentions ‘challenges’ with Modi govt

Telangana, Maharashtra, Bengal ministers & Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu responded to Musk's tweet, which said Tesla 'still working through a lot of challenges with govt'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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