Online shopping alert! Amazon Prime Day Sale 2020: Announced! Check Dates, Best Deals and More

In a major development and good news for online shoppers, Amazon has announced Prime Day 2020.  Now in its fourth year in India, Prime Day starts at midnight on Thursday, August 6 and will run for 48 hours. Amazon Prime Day Sale 2020 offers members two full days of the best in shopping, savings and […]

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Now Speak to Flipkart Voice Assistant to Buy Grocery

A common practice it has been to call the nearby kiranawala to list out the grocery items you need to purchase. To replicate this natural behaviour for users in the online world, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart has launched voice assistant on its platform to allow users to discover and buy the products they like. The difference, however, is […]

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Flipkart to Deliver in Paper Based Packaging Instead of Poly Bags

Companies world over are looking at reducing their carbon footprint and decreasing the use of single use plastic. Flipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. The idea was to move towards using 100% recycled plastic in its supply chain by March 2021. The firm has already reduced its new plastic consumption […]

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Alexa will Now Let You Shop or Pay Bills Using Your Voice on the Amazon App

In a bid to make shopping and paying various sorts of bills faster and hassle-free, Amazon India has now enabled voice search and bill payments on the Amazon app. Powered by Alexa and Amazon Pay, the feature is currently available on Android devices, where users can access it by tapping the microphone icon on top […]

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Amazon Enters Indian Food Delivery Market; Orders can be Placed by the App

Here comes the good news from Amazon India. As per reports from PTI, the e-commerce giant, Amazon India is launching its food delivery operations in select parts of Bengaluru. This move can be seen as a competition against major players like Zomato and Swiggy in the country. The announcement by Amazon India which has been […]

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E-Commerce Firms can Now Deliver Non Essentials to All Zones Except Containment Zones

Issuing fresh guidelines for the extended period of the lockdown till May 31, the Union Home Ministry on Sunday announced that e-commerce websites will be allowed to commence the delivery of non-essential items to all the zones in India. This means everything from smartphones to accessories and other electronic products will be delivered to homes. […]

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Reliance JIO Launches Rs. 2,399 Annual Data Plan for WORK FROM HOME Users

Reliance Jio has launched new ‘work from home’ prepaid data plans to meet higher demand of data from subscribers. The latest plans offer 33 per cent more value over competition’s annual Rs 2,399 plan, Jio said in a statement. Rs 2,399 plan offers 2 GB of high speed internet data for validity of 365 days. […]

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CAIT to Launch e-Marketplace for Contactless Delivery by Grocery Stores

Traders’ body CAIT on Friday said it will soon launch a national e-commerce marketplace to help local grocery stores take orders online and ensure last mile contactless delivery. “To solve the challenge of providing essential goods to the Indian citizens during the COVID-19 situation, the Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT), along with CAIT, is synergizing […]

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Government U-turn: E-commerce Firms can Deliver only Essentials

The Centre on Sunday rescinded permission to e-commerce firms to resume the sale and delivery of non-essential items from Monday, a move that seems to have been prompted by protests by local traders whose businesses will continue to face restrictions during the extended national lockdown till May 3. The home ministry spokesperson said the process […]

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Ecommerce Companies Flipkart, Snapdeal could Resume Full Operations

Several online commerce companies including Flipkart, Snapdeal and Paytm Mall are preparing to resume full operations from April 20, after the ministry of home affairs (MHA) released a set of revised guidelines for services that are allowed during the extended lockdown to stem the spread of Covid-19. While others such as Amazon have sought clarification from the Centre on whether […]

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