ONLINE RETAILERS

  • Complaint filed with CCI against Flipkart, other online retailers for alleged unfair business practices November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Fair trade regulator CCI has received a complaint against online retailers including homegrown giant Flipkart for alleged unfair business practices and will soon take a call on probing the matter. The complaint has been received against these online trading entities weeks after an uproar over Flipkart's massive discount sale...
  • Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba in talks with Snapdeal to enter India: Report September 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba is in talks with online retailer Snapdeal to enter India, the Economic Times reported on Thursday, citing two people aware of the development. Alibaba, whose shares are set to debut on the US market on Friday in what could be the world's largest ever initial public...
  • Yahoo Stores: Yahoo relaunches its ecommerce platform; lets small businesses easily set up online stores August 17, 2014

    San Francisco: Yahoo announced the relaunch of its ecommerce platform, which allows small businesses to easily set up online retailing. The new Yahoo Stores system, said a company blog post, allows users to "turn your idea into a business in less than two minutes." Amit Kumar, head of Yahoo Small Business, said...
  • Amazon sued over purchases by kids using mobile apps July 12, 2014

    Washington: The US government sued Amazon.com for allowing children to collectively run up millions of dollars in purchases on the credit cards of their unsuspecting parents while playing mobile apps like "Tap Zoo" and "Ice Age Village." The lawsuit, filed by the Federal Trade Commission, seeks to make the online retailer...
  • Flipkart raises $210 million fresh funding from four investors May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Flipkart, India's largest etailer, raised $210 million in a fresh round of funding from a group of four investors led by internetfocused investment group DST Global, it said in a statement on Monday. Last week, Flipkart, which is popular for selling books and electronics online, acquired the country's biggest fashion...
  • In election season, Modi, Kejriwal lead race of online products March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With the political fervour at its peak and the approaching Lok Sabha elections, political parties and online retailers are seeing an increased demand for merchandise with images and logos of main political leaders. Online stores like Flipkart, Bluegape, Snapdeal are also selling merchandise with images of main political...
  • Sony Xperia U available online for Rs 16,499 May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The recently unveiled midrange Android phone from Sony Xperia U is now available online for sale. Online retailers like Flipkart and Letsbuy are selling the Sony Xperia U smartphone at Rs 16,499 and Rs 17,399, respectively. However, the company said that it will (officially) announce the availability...