Amazon’s ad claiming to be the ‘largest online retail store’ will stay on till January 5: Delhi High Court to Centre

By on December 29, 2014 at 5:58 PM.

Amazon’s ad claiming to be the ‘largest online retail store’ will stay on till January 5: Delhi High Court to Centre

The Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to not enforce till January 5 an order of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) directing the e-commerce site Amazon to modify or withdraw its advertisement, claiming it is the "largest online retail store". More →
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Amazon India pilots product returns under Easy Ship delivery program across 10 cities

By on December 24, 2014 at 2:32 PM.

Amazon India pilots product returns under Easy Ship delivery program across 10 cities

Amazon India is expanding its Easy Ship delivery service to add product returns facility in ten more Indian cities across seven product categories, Economic Times reports. The service, which helped the company shorten the delivery time of packages, would now also allow users to return products. More →
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Amazon India moves closer to buying Jabong for $1.2 billion: Report

By on November 27, 2014 at 3:58 PM.

Amazon India moves closer to buying Jabong for $1.2 billion: Report

The first report claiming that Amazon India was looking at acquiring Jabong surfaced online last month. Now, the folks at VCCircle have some additional information saying that the e-commerce company is in advanced talks to acquire the fashion portal for somewhere around $1.2 billion. More →
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Amazon Echo is like Apple’s Siri in a speaker, costs $199

By on November 6, 2014 at 11:31 PM.

Amazon Echo is like Apple’s Siri in a speaker, costs $199

Amazon today quietly announced a new hardware project. It’s called Amazon Echo, and it’s a voice-activated smart wireless speaker. Priced at $199, the Amazon Echo provides users with information like news or weather conditions, as well as let them set alarm, and play songs users want to listen to. More →
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No, Amazon isn’t discontinuing operations in India

By on November 3, 2014 at 2:41 PM.

No, Amazon isn’t discontinuing operations in India

A report surfaced online over the weekend claiming that Amazon was looking at shutting its India operations. The report came as a surprise considering the company had recently invested $2 billion into its Indian operations. The report however has misinterpreted what Amazon has mentioned in its quarterly earnings filings with the SEC, and is essentially is a part of statutory warnings that companies have to give in their earnings to shareholders. More →
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Amazon is Google’s biggest search competitor: Eric Schmidt

By on October 14, 2014 at 6:17 PM.

Amazon is Google’s biggest search competitor: Eric Schmidt

This may come as a surprise to many, but Google finds Amazon to be its biggest competitor in online search. Of all the competing services, including its traditional rival Yahoo, and Microsoft’s Bing, the search giant finds the e-commerce juggernaut Amazon to be its biggest competitor, Google chairman Eric Schmidt told an audience in Berlin on Monday. More →
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Amazon India partners Future Group to sell goods online, starting with apparels

By on October 13, 2014 at 11:03 AM.

Amazon India partners Future Group to sell goods online, starting with apparels

Kishore Biyani-led Future Group and global retail giant Amazon today entered into a strategic partnership to build on synergies of experience in online and offline businesses. This comes days after Biyani complained of e-commerce companies, particularly Flipkart, of under-cutting the market and selling products at even below the cost price. More →
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Amazon Diwali Dhamaka sale: Buyers take to Twitter as sale turns out to be a damp squib

By on October 10, 2014 at 9:15 AM.

Amazon Diwali Dhamaka sale: Buyers take to Twitter as sale turns out to be a damp squib

Amazon India’s Diwali Dhamaka sale kicked off earlier today. While a lot was expected after Flipkart’s Big Billion Day farce, turns out Amazon India is no different. More →
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