Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicOnline shopping

Topic: online shopping

Why Legal Metrology Act is relevant for marketplace e-commerce entities

The pandemic led to a rise in online shopping, and the laws intended for e-commerce & consumer protection and interpretation of the rules gained prominence among people.

How China’s online shopping addiction is killing its green packaging drive

Online shopping has become key driver of China’s domestic economy, especially during the pandemic. Authorities have been reluctant to institute rules that could hurt the industry.

The super-rich are buying luxury online like never before

It’s not just the number of online auctions that has risen. Buyers’ price thresholds have shot far beyond anyone’s expectations.

France to ease lockdown, Hong Kong shuts bars after cases surge & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Bengaluru-based startup FreshToHome raises $121 million from investors, including US govt

FreshToHome is one of the largest players in the $94 billion Indian fish and meat market, processing some 1.5 million orders a month and about $85 million in annual sales.

These are the sweeping changes Amazon India is making for its first Prime Day since Covid

This time, thousands of Amazon employees will coordinate the sale from their homes, and packers, sorters and deliverymen will follow stringent hygiene protocols.

Herbal drugs to rice & dal, ‘swadeshi’ Patanjali goes online to take on Amazon, Flipkart

The website will deliver a variety of products sold under the Patanjali brand. It will also offer free online telemedicine services in local languages.

Add to cart? How Amazon rigs its shopping algorithm

For the hundreds of thousands of companies that sell on Amazon’s platform, ‘winning the Buy Box’ is everything.

Amazon & Flipkart sales find success in rural India as e-commerce moves beyond urban areas

India’s two major online players, Amazon & Flipkart, claim record activity during their high-stakes sales battle that concluded over the weekend.

Amazon, Flipkart hit by Modi govt’s refusal to extend deadline for new e-commerce rules

Amazon, Flipkart have amassed vast inventories and had sought a four- to six-month extension to help offload those products.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.