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Paytm, Future Group And Flipkart To Make $100 Million Bet On Content To Take On Amazon

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The retail trio in India has planned a content war against e-commerce behemoth Amazon.com. The three major e-commerce and retail majors, which includes Paytm, Future Group and Flipkart, are all set to invest more than $100 million in producing and releasing entertainment content for their userbase. All these efforts are being made to give a stiff competition to Amazon...

Reliance Retail Emerges As a Threat to Flipkart And Amazon in India

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Mukesh Ambani, The Chairman of India’s largest conglomerate, took everyone by surprise On September 5, 2016, when he launched Reliance Jio. The announcement changed the face of telecom forever. Since then it has been giving sleepless nights to all the telecom majors by providing free voice calls and dirt cheap 4G internet. Undoubtedly, Reliance Jio has managed to rupture...

Amazon Prime Day, Along With Launchpad Ushers in Some Good News For India!

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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Day Saga continues throwing confetti around, with its recent bulletin - Starting July 16 in India, 18 start-ups from Amazon Launchpad is showcasing about 25 products and services on the e-tailing platform!The recent press release by Amazon, claims that the red-lettered platform's annual shopping event is being held in 17 countries, including India and is providing...

Surprise! Amazon Prime Day In The Mainstream With Envy-Inducing Deals

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Amazon's speck of a bulletin lands as a surprise! Amazon Prime Day is fast approaching, and although, the dates aren't official yet, this maybe leaked from sources that it starts at midday on July 16 and right through Prime Day itself on the 17. Inherently so, the company will be seen pushing its own in-house brands with time-sensitive deals and wish-inducing...

Reliance Jio’s First Giant Step To Capture The Lion’s Share of The India eCommerce Market

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Reliance Jio doesn't seem like slowing down its pace anytime soon. Recently, the company made this move strong by placing its biggest bet - An expansion into eCommerce.As per exclusive reports, Reliance Jio has entered India’s e-commerce space with a dedicated app to serve Indian Kirana i.e., general stores. The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom company, making his move as an entrant, has already...

Will The Rising Popularity of Online Smartphone Sales In India Kill Brick And Mortar Stores?

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The online smartphone sales in India is growing at a phenomenal pace. While smartphone OEMs have left no stone unturned to grab a sizable chunk of the pie, they are not shying away from employing separate strategies and brands to cater to online and offline customers.It is common knowledge that India is one of the most promising smartphone markets...

Flipkart Takes On Amazon With A Unique Style Loyalty Program

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As the battle to enjoy the lion's share in customer satisfaction intensifies in the Indian eCommerce system, native eCommerce giant, Flipkart is beck and call, at launching a customer loyalty program by end of July or early August.Reportedly, the Bengaluru-headquartered company which is recently acquired by Walmart, Flipkart has appropriated about $173 million to spend on all the benefits,...

Is Mobile the Future Destination of E-Commerce for Young Consumers?

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The impact of smartphone revolution seems to have maximum impact on the youth or generation Z, as some people like to call them. The way mobile apps have proven their utility, especially among young people is simply unprecedented. From games to messaging to even taking online classes, apps have become extremely handy tools for these young guns. In other words,...

India eCommerce Market to Hit $32.7 Billion in 2018: Third Highest in Asia-Pacific [REPORT]

India entered the eCommerce market after 2010, amidst a steady-growing GDP and has taken its advantages in the e-commerce field. This advantage can be made substantial with the recent study by eMarketer which claims that Retail eCommerce sales in India will climb 31.0% to reach $32.70 billion, in this year.Credible Reasoning: Growth in The eCommerce In India The substantial growth is,...

Can eBay Re-establish Itself In India With The Surprise Equation

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In the backdrop of the recent Walmart-Flipkart deal, reports claimed that eBay could possibly sell its stake in Flipkart that represents as much as $1.1 billion in value to Walmart and exit the Indian firm. While eBay was quick to release the official statement, there were no additional details provided by the once the e-commerce behemoth in India. However, it was clear...

Mistakes Nearly Every Business Makes When Launching An E-Commerce Store

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Starting a business from scratch is an exciting and often momentous occasion in an entrepreneur’s life. However, as any experienced businessperson knows, getting a company off the ground is also one of the toughest tasks anyone could hope to undertake. And one of the biggest aspects of setting up a new business is creating a functional and effective e-commerce...

Walmart Flipkart Deal: One of The Largest Wealth Pools For Employees

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Latter day, the news of Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart panned out everywhere. At a valuation of nearly $21 billion, this deal has managed to generate one of the largest wealth pools for employees in India. With this deal being hammered down, the total worth of Flipkart's employee stock ownership plans(ESOPs) has jacked up. Over and above, it includes invested shares...

Walmart Acquires Flipkart To Lock Horns With Amazon in India

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It's official. Walmart acquires Flipkart to enjoy a lion's share of e-commerce industry in India. Reportedly, Walmart, No. 3 in the Internet Retailer 2017 Top 500, has sealed the deal with Flipkart at $16 billion, a valuation of $20.7 billion. This is one of the biggest e-commerce deals and this ascertains the online inventory to lock horns with Amazon which is No.1...

Facebook To Fuel eCommerce War in India With B2C Offerings

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The world's largest social network is exhibiting commendable resilience after the recent fallout. Facebook is reportedly branching out in the e-commerce ecosystem. After disrupting India's payment sector with WhatsApp, the company is in works to expand its Marketplace with business-to-consumer (B2C) offering in India. Facebook Marketplace with a consumer-to-consumer (C2C) interface, which was introduced in November last year in...

Amazon And Flipkart Are Betting On Customers’ Data To Make Inroads Into the Smartphone Industry

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The incumbent e-tailers in India have taken a deep dive in the prevalent and rising smartphone industry in the country. The ever-increasing number of internet users in India has aided the e-commerce companies to stir the conventional markets and buying behaviour of the people in India. Smartphones have emerged as the highest revenue generating category for the big e-commerce...

Amazon Key: The In-Home Delivery Is A Blessing Straight Out of Amazon

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A reach out from the brains of the people and a more easy approach towards its products, Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) has upgraded itself to a tremendously and explicitly featured product. Here, introducing a newly launched product called ‘Amazon Key’, which surely has redefined the delivery process for its online customers. As a prime member, one can receive their Amazon...

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