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Snapdeal eyes Rs 1,000-cr furniture GMV

Snapdeal eyes Rs 1,000-cr furniture GMV

E-commerce company Snapdeal expects its furniture segment to reach a gross merchandise value (GMV) of Rs 1,000 crore (Rs 100 billion) by the end of this year, up from Rs 150 crore (Rs 15 billion) in 2014. The category had clocked eight-fold growth last year.   Snapdeal launched the segment in April-June 2013 and offers over 15,000 products in office, home, outdoor, kids and utility furniture, and 50 national and international brands.   "Over 90 per cent of the furniture ..., 3 weeks ago

Movile Raises $40M in Funding to Boost Blossoming Suite of Robust Mobile Commerce Apps -

Today, Movile , Latin America's leading mobile commerce platform, announces a $40 million round of funding led by Naspers , a strategic partner and majority shareholder of Movile since 2008. Movile will use this funding to accelerate efforts in ...
 Benzinga.com2 days ago Mobile commerce may overtake e-commerce soon: report  Asian Age3 weeks ago Why Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is right about e-commerce bubble  Rediff.com1 month ago India set to become world's fastest growing e-commerce market  Rediff.com2 months ago

Alibaba close to buying strategic stake in Meru

Mumbai-based Meru Cabs is in talks with Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba for a strategic investment.  Alibaba executives have held discussions with Meru and talks are likely to progress in the coming weeks for a possible stake buy in Meru by the Jack Ma-led Alibaba. The development comes at a time when Ma is expected to visit India by the end of this month, his third trip to India in less than six months.  Meru Cabs CEO Siddhartha Pahwa confirmed that the cab aggregator is in talks ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Alibaba in talks to invest up to $700 million in Snapdeal  Rediff.com1 month ago

Services' share in total exports to rise significantly: Commerce Ministry

In 2013-14, India's services exports stood at $151.5 billion in 2013-14, while outbound shipments of goods aggregated at $314 billion. NEW DELHI: The government expects significant increase in share of services in India's total goods and services exports in ...
 Economic Times2 weeks ago

Here's how the commerce minister plans to boost India's exports

The National Democratic Alliance government on Wednesday unveiled the Foreign Trade Policy for 2015-20. At a press conference after announcing the policy, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and her team of officials say the policy focuses on technology and labour-intensive and environment-driven sectors. She adds ultimately, systemic improvement, not interest subvention and incentives, will boost exports. Edited excerpts: What are the thrust areas of the FTP for 2015-20? It's a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Trade targets and foreign policy  Livemint.com54 minutes ago New Foreign Trade Policy To Push Exports to Rs 54 Lakh Crore By 2020  Trak.in2 weeks ago New foreign trade policy to focus on services, high-tech exports  The Financial Chronicle2 weeks ago

Jack Ma comes calling again, discusses e-commerce future with Modi

Alibaba’s only investment in India has been in pre-paid mobile wallet Paytm. Jack Ma, founder and executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here. The two are learnt to have discussed the potential of e-commerce and mobile telephony in driving small and medium enterprises, among other things. Alibaba’s entry into India’s e-commerce sector (currently, the company has business-to-business operations) might also have ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago Alibaba chief ousted as China‚Äôs richest  Asian Age2 months ago

India ranks 83rd on UN index assessing e-commerce readiness

Press Trust of India | Geneva March 29, 2015 Last Updated at 12:22 IST India has been ranked a lowly 83rd on a new index compiled by the UN trade body UNCTAD for assessing the readiness of countries for electronic commerce and it has the fourth largest number ...
 Business Standard3 weeks ago USA welcomes a record number of Indian travelers in 2014  India Infoline1 month ago Eliminate barriers to trade with India  Bangladesh Daily Star23 hours ago India can be key contributor to US growth: top US official  Jagran Post3 days ago

E-commerce boom gives a lifeline to India Post

 Seattle-based e-commerce major Amazon delivered a parcel to pin code 790002 in India recently, and sees it as an achievement of sorts.  It may look like any other six-digit address code, except that the destination was a remote place called Balemu in West Kameng district of Arunachal Pradesh.  New Delhi-headquartered Snapdeal gets 70 per cent of its orders from towns, which are not in the top 10 list of cities in India. Flipkart aims to offer a seamless last-mile delivery ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Amazon, e-commerce rivals fuel commercial property boom in India  First Post.com2 months ago Flipkart, Amazon Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India  NDTV2 months ago
Times of India

Aditya Birla Group to build e-commerce portal for Pantaloons

While Aditya Birla announced the acquisition of Pantaloons from Kishore Biyani about three years ago for Rs 1,600 crore, the chain only came into its fold in April 2013.
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Flipkart has biggest piece of Indian e-tail pie

While Flipkart tops with 44%, younger rival Snapdeal is a close second at 32%. The market share of e-commerce companies has so far been a confidential matter, but a new report by Morgan Stanley suggests a pecking order. While Flipkart, founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal as an online book retailer in 2007, tops with 44 per cent, younger rival Snapdeal is a close second at 32 per cent. US giant Amazon, which launched in India in 2013, is a distant third, at 15 per cent, according to ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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