Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicOnline shopping

Topic: online shopping

How a little-known e-commerce site called Temu is shaking up the online shopping scene

Newcomer Temu is hoping to differentiate itself from its competitors by offering customers an unbeatable shopping experience and a wide selection of high-quality & trendy products.

Temu: A force for good in the world of ecommerce

Temu’s focus is on providing an excellent shopping experience for American customers, who are well known for their love of a good bargain.

Festive season spending likely to exceed $32 billion this year in India, survey estimates

LocalCircles survey found that 38% are likely to opt for online shopping while 49% will return to stores. One in every three households is predicted to spend over Rs 10,000 on festivities.

Online coupon brand Zoutons launches iOS app

Access ‘Zoutons’ via both mobile apps and the web and stay updated about the top stores and save tremendous amounts of money on every online purchase.

RakhiCelebrations.com is an exquisite platform for online rakhi delivery in India or abroad

The service is enabling millions of Indians living in India and abroad by expediting the delivery of rakhis and rakhi gift combos across 450 Indian cities and 36 other countries.

Still buying bedsheets offline? Online shopping is better and safer —here’s what to look out for

With online shopping now the norm in a post-Covid world, brands are providing all the information you’ll need to buy bedsheets on their websites.

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.

60% Indians ready to spend this festive season, up from 30% at Covid 2nd wave peak: Survey

Survey by LocalCircles says the rise indicates the 'economic uncertainty that was prevailing in May at the peak of second Covid-19 wave has greatly reduced'.

Zoutons unveils what to expect from 2021’s biggest upcoming sales

With the sale season right around the corner, it is the perfect time for shopaholics to wake up from their slumber. The urban consumers...

Almost 4% of all online reviews are fake. Their impact is costing us $152 billion

E-commerce businesses must identify and filter invalid reviews, protect small businesses, be proactive and prioritise action against them.

On Camera

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Illustration by Soham Sen| ThePrint

Long before Mahsa Amini, Iranian cinema has fought hijab in small rebellions

From Abbas Kiarostami to Rakshan Bani-Etemad and Mania Akbari, for Iranian filmmakers it has been a carefully choreographed waltz of rebellion against stifling hijab rules.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

Eye on indebted cooperatives, Maharashtra sets up asset reconstruction firm, 1st state to do so

Maha ARC Ltd, incorporated Monday with initial capital of Rs 111 crore, will restructure firms under financial distress that have direct links to state govt. RBI yet to issue licence.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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