Amazon India Launches EMI Schemes For Kindle E-readers and Tablets

Amazon has rolled out EMI schemes for its Kindle Tablets. Kindle e-reader, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD 8.9 and Kindle Fire HD tablets are available in three, six, nine and 12-month EMI plans in India. The EMI facility is being offered on all Kindle devices along with a limited-period special price for the new generation Kindle Paperwhite (Wi-Fi) and the basic Kindle 6-inch model, valid...
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Amazon Web Services Slashes Prices In Response To Google New Cloud Pricing

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has become a major player in cloud hosting and computing because of its pay per use model and the huge infrastructural offering. It is the number one resource for startups to host their cloud focused software and apps and thus avoid the complications of setting up their own server clusters. Google’s Cloud offering competes with Amazon in the same space and yesterday, Google...
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Amazon India Has Tied Up With BPCL To Launch Pickup Services In Delhi And Mumbai

Amazon India has reportedly launched its Pickup service in 2 key Indian metros, Mumbai and Delhi. This service lets online buyers designate a pick up point in case deliveries cannot be made to their addresses.The news was first broken by BGR India and Amazon later confirmed that they have launched this service in a pilot phase in both the cities. In order to pull this off, the company has partnered...
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Lenovo and Toshiba Warn Users About Buying From Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon

Lenovo and Toshiba have issued an advisory to its buyers in India regarding entering into a transaction with some of the big names in the Indian e-commerce space. The PC and electronic majors is warning its customers to not purchase its products from certain online retailers.Lenovo has specifically targeted Flipkart, Snapdeal, and stating that these companies are not authorized reseller...
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Amazon Outlines India Centric Roadmap, Plans to Use Self Managed Delivery

Amazon, arguably one of the largest retailer has long–terms plans for India, confirmed Agarwal, Country Head, Amazon India.After starting its India Specific Portal, Amazon has laid out plans on how it wishes to grow within the country. The portal has been adding multiple verticals and recently even started to feature high-value products like apparel. The platform has even managed to find...
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Amazon India Rolls Out Stores for Music, Video Games and Luggage

Amazon India has expanded its online store by adding three new categories to its existing offerings. The Indian online store now gets stores for music, video games and luggage. With the addition of these stores, Amazon claims to deal in products from a total of 18 categories. ”We are very pleased to offer our customers the largest selection of products in the country in all of the three categories...
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Flipkart Is Reportedly In Merger Talks With Myntra

Flipkart and fashion e-tailing portal Myntra are reportedly in talks for a merger. The Economic Times  has reported that the proposal is being pushed by their common investors Accel Partners and Tiger Global. The key decision will be taken in two weeks. Bangalore-based Flipkart has been aiming for expansion in new categories like fashion retail, white goods and furniture. The proposed merger with...
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Amazon To Open Its Second Fulfillment Centre In Bangalore Next Month

Amazon India has announced its plans to open second ‘Fulfillment Centre’ in Bangalore. The move comes from the e-commerce giant just two years after launching its first fulfillment centre in Mumbai. Spread over 150,000 square feet, the Fulfillment Centre will be operational by February with inbound and outbound services.The company which opened its marketplace in India last year said...
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Dropbox Secures $250M In Funds From BlackRock And Others

Dropbox has closed a $250m round of funding from BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager and existing investor Index Ventures, as per The Wall Street Journal report. With this latest round, the cloud storage company is now valued at $10 billion, one of the highest-valued venture-backed companies. Other companies in the same line are Pinterest Inc., Airbnb Inc, Square Inc. and others.This...
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Amazon Unleashes New Kindle Paperwhite In India, Available From Feb 4

Amazon has rolled out new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in India. Available for pre-order starting Wednesday, the device is coming to Indian market four months after its US launch. Kindle Paperwhite which will be available from February 4 is priced at Rs 10,999 (Wi-Fi only) and the new Kindle Paperwhite (Wi-Fi + 3G) is priced at Rs 13,999.The sixth generation device is a successor to the Kindle Paperwhite...
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