Centre proposes guidelines for e-commerce firms, national policy soon

The Consumer Affairs Ministry has sought views of stakeholders on the draft guidelines on e-commerce by 16 September. Meanwhile, the government is planning to come out with a national e-commerce policy soon. Continue Reading

Amazon to use own labels to tackle new e-commerce norms?

Amazon recently expanded its range of in-house brands, giving more reason for domestic retailers to fight e-commerce giants, despite the government, with its new norms tightening the leash around its neck. Continue Reading

COAI asks e-commerce players to stop flouting rules

The Department of Telecommunications had also written to e-commerce companies in 2015 and 2016 asking them to stop sale of products and equipment that require licence but the companies have not stopped their sale. Continue Reading

Organised retail sector to help e-comm mkt touch $84 bn in 2021: Study

According to a report titled “Unravelling The Indian Consumer” by Deloitte India and Retail Association of India, a fast-growing economy and robust demographics provide a positive outlook to the consumer businesses in India. Continue Reading

No sector regulator for e-comm policy?

Reports have stated that the department, formerly known as the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) is looking to excuse itself from setting up a sector regulator. It will however continue to include the recently updated changes in FDI policy, reports have stated. Continue Reading