Tradus Dares To Deliver Street Food Via eCommerce

Online shopping marketplace Tradus has launched a new sub-section that will allow customers to order street-food.Taking local commerce to the next level, Tradus has initiated a daring and unique concept of accepting orders for regional street-food, sweets and other local eateries and delivering them to nearby areas within the city. Though the endeavor seems to have begun in Delhi, Tradus might consider...
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Big Bazaar Believes Physical Kiosks Supported By Strong Supply Chain Will Boost Business

Bricks-N-Mortar Retail giant Big Bazaar is planning a neat amalgamation of multiple technologies to expand its foot print via miniature physical kiosks.Big Bazaar Direct, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Future Group has launched a Virtual Franchise Program, valid in the whole of India, but aimed squarely at enhancing business in the small towns and villages. The company is planning to get about...
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1 Out Of Every Four Online Shopping Orders Is Returned: Gati Research

Online shopping companies may have expanded their business extensively in the last year, but a disturbing fact of returned or cancelled orders has them concerned, indicate a new research.Logistics Company Gati, recently conducted an inventory based research and reached the conclusion that one out of every 4 orders placed on majority of the shopping portals, is returned. Speaking about the phenomenon,...
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Indian E-Commerce Market Soars By 88% In 2013: ASSOCHAM

Rising online retail trends, defying slower economic growth and spiraling inflation have given a boost to the Indian e-commerce market, as per a latest survey form ASSOCHAM. The industry body revealed that India’s e-commerce market grew at a whopping 88 percent in 2013 to $16 billion from $8.5 billion in 2012. It must be noted that the same market was only $2.5 billion in 2009.ASSOCHAM Secretary...
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Just Dial To Unveil Online Marketplace

Just Dial is all set to launch an online marketplace and transaction platform. Dubbed as Search Plus service, the initiative will enable local merchants to sell online various branded goods such as mobile phones, camera, etc. These goods will also be sold by neighborhood stores participating through the platform.The online Classifieds and Listings host expects that this online platform will significantly...
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Amazon Introduces ‘One Day Delivery’ In India For Rs 99

We recently reported that Amazon has unveiled its ‘Prime Air’ Drone service for 30 minutes delivery.  Now, Amazon India is introducing one-day delivery in the country, but not with the help of the drones.The world’s largest retailer which entered India this year has launched guarantee ‘one-day delivery’ in select pin codes across cities in India including Bangalore, Mumbai, New...
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Google India’s Great Online Shopping Festival Is Back This Year And Will Run For 3 Days

Last year in December, Google India attempted to get most e-commerce companies in India to participate in their Great Online Shopping Festival (GOSF). The online shopping festival is inspired from Cyber Monday, a similar online consumer activity which is promoted by retailers in the US by giving good discounts to customers. Google India’s initiative from last year did generate a lot of buzz and participating...
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Airtel Extends Cloud Support And Shopify’s DIY e-Commerce Platform To Its SME Clients

India’s leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel, in association with online marketplace facilitator Shopify, has offered an interesting bouquet of services to its SME clients.Neatly combining its own prowess in the networking and cloud storage segment, Airtel has roped in the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) e-commerce solution, developed by Shopify, to offer a holistic, all inclusive e–Commerce platform...
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Amazon Tests ‘Prime Air’ Drones For 30 Minutes Delivery

Don’t be appalled if you see a helicopter like device deliver your next online shopping item on your doorsteps. Amazon is testing a highly unique delivery system which includes drones. Dubbed as Amazon PrimeAir, the service  uses 8-propeller drones which is about the size of a remote-controlled airplane to transport shoe-box-size plastic bins from fulfillment centers to customers’ homes.Bezos...
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Amazon Offers To Handle Logistics For Other eCommerce Players

Global e-retail leader Amazon Inc., will offer to handle the logistics end of e-commerce business, for other players in India.In what could be a new standard of sharing expertise and resources, Amazon Inc. who runs an e-commerce marketplace in India through, is now going to extend its logistics capabilities for order fulfillment to other retailers who are running their own eCommerce sites. How...
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