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Amazon favours select retailers who give online discounts, driving independent vendors out of business, alleges the All India Online Vendors Association.
Tata Group is building an all-in-one e-commerce app for its swathe of consumer products & services and a launch is expected by end-2020 or early next year.
Sectors such as electronics & home appliances, fashion & accessories, health & pharma and FMCG saw an average growth of 133 per cent, says the report by Unicommerce.
The group, which includes companies like Walmart & Target, is looking to back legislation that would require digital marketplaces to verify information about third-party merchants.
The govt must remove ambiguities from e-commerce definitions and liabilities & ensure there is harmony between Consumer Protection Rules, 2020 and other policies.
Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said the The 'Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020' will be applicable on all products, and will come into force by end of this week.
From seeking access to companies’ source codes and algorithms to setting up a regulator, the e-commerce policy imposes govt oversight on how companies handle data.
In a letter to Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal, CAIT says details about the composition of products must be inscribed and violations must invite penalty.
The website will deliver a variety of products sold under the Patanjali brand. It will also offer free online telemedicine services in local languages.
From Amazon to Nykaa, most e-commerce sites are offering heavy discounts this lockdown. And Indians are patiently scrolling and wishlisting.