Indian Ecommerce Updates

Amazon Appario

Appario, an Indian retailer, will no longer sell through Amazon.in

After years of accusations from brick-and-mortar businesses that it gave the seller preferential treatment, one of Amazon India’s biggest sellers, Appario, will stop selling products on the marketplace, the American company announced on Monday. For years, Amazon granted a select set of vendors, including Appario and another company called Cloudtail, preferential treatment in order to get …

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Snapdeal will make its ONDC debut

Snapdeal will make its ONDC debut at 2500+ cities.

The government-run ONDC Open Network for Digital Commerce will soon welcome Snapdeal as the first e-commerce site (ONDC). Snapdeal, a company based in Delhi NCR, will begin on the network with three core categories — fashion, home, and beauty & personal care — after signing the onboarding agreement to link into ONDC earlier this month. …

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Signal Jammer

The government warns ecommerce marketplaces against selling wireless jammers and boosters without authorization.

All Indian e-commerce sites have been cautioned by the Department of Telecom (DoT) not to sell wireless jammers and wireless boosters there. The government organization has warned both e-commerce companies and the general public to avoid using such devices. In a statement, the department stressed that private sector companies and individuals are not permitted to …

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Isha Ambani

Isha Ambani, the daughter of Mukesh Ambani, will serve as head of Reliance Retail, signalling succession planning within the $217 billion business.

Another indication that her father, Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani, is forging forward with a succession plan in one of Asia’s wealthiest families is the expectation that Isha Ambani will be named chairman of the retail section of the Reliance Group. This Wednesday might see the formal announcement of Isha Ambani’s promotions, according to knowledgeable sources …

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Amazon Transportation Services

Amazon invests in its Indian logistics sector with 375 crore rupees.

Ecommerce firm Amazon has invested Rs 375 crore in its Indian logistics arm, Amazon Transportation Services. On June 16, funds was invested in Singapore and Mauritius by means of Amazon Corporate Holding Pvt Ltd and Amazon.com Inc Ltd. The investment comes as Amazon expands its market by bringing on more regional vendors. On Amazon India’s …

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ONDC Piyush Goyal

ONDC-Compatible Apps Have Been Created by Seven Companies So Far: Government

Seven companies have embraced the Open Network (ONDC) protocol for digital trade, according to a statement released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Thursday, June 23. These seven companies are virtually entirely connected and have created their own ONDC-compatible apps. On Thursday, June 23, the ONDC Advisory Council met under the leadership of …

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