April 7th, 2021 8:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

WhatsApp Upgraded Business App Comes With New Shopping Features

WhatsApp has introduced new shopping features to its Business App. The option was previously only available on smartphones, but the company is now providing businesses with the option of creating and managing the catalogues from WhatsApp Web (desktop version) rather than just smartphones. WhatsApp being a Facebook-owned company has enhanced the effective ways of marketing, and is now offering the same for its business app. Citings by WhatsApp WhatsApp has... Read More

February 3rd, 2021 9:20 AM 0 COMMENTS

Who Is Andy Jassy, Soon to Be the Next CEO of Amazon

[caption id="attachment_332890" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Image Credit: BBC[/caption] Wednesday saw us waking up to some news that comes as a shock to both critics and fans of popular e-commerce service, Amazon. The founder and CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos announced that he will be renouncing his role as the chief, starting Q3 2021. This comes as a peculiar shift since we seldom see sudden management changes, kept under wraps. Bezos will... Read More

July 31st, 2020 7:56 PM 1 COMMENTS

Facebook to Expand WhatsApp Commerce to Non Jio Users

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook on Thursday said in the second quarter earnings call that Facebook is “really excited about the opportunity” in India. The company on Thursday reported its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020, with Facebook recording an 11% year-over-year (YoY) growth in its revenue. The social networking giant said that its daily active users (DAUs) increased 12% YoY to 1.79 billion on average for... Read More

June 5th, 2020 11:40 AM 0 COMMENTS

Bharti Airtel Issues Clarification on Amazon Deal

Bharti Airtel on Friday said that there is “no such proposal in consideration” as it issued a clarification on the media report of Amazon eyeing a stake worth US$2 billion in its company. The third largest telecom operator in India was responding to a Reuters report that said that Amazon could acquire 5% stake in Airtel. The publication in its report cited three sources “with knowledge of the matter” as... Read More

June 4th, 2020 5:41 PM 9 COMMENTS

Amazon Could Buy Stake Worth $2 Billion Stake in Bharti Airtel: Report

Amazon, the US based e-commerce giant is said to be in early discussions with one of India’s largest telecom operators, Bharti Airtel for a stake worth US$2 billion, Reuters said in a report. The publication citing three sources “with knowledge of the matter” said that the deal upon completion would translate to Amazon acquiring 5% stake in Bharti Airtel. Crucially, the sources have told Reuters that the talks being in... Read More

April 28th, 2020 6:11 PM 1 COMMENTS

Xiaomi Users Can Pre-order Products Amid Lockdown in India

Xiaomi is taking pre-orders on its website Mi.com to keep the sales going. However, Xiaomi has played safe and stated on the site that deliveries would take place after the lockdown period. In case if the government will extend the lockdown period, Xiaomi will still follow its words and deliver the products post lockdown period. Xiaomi has also marked that deliveries will be subject to prevailing local restrictions. Similar to... Read More

April 16th, 2020 6:26 PM 1 COMMENTS

Electronic Gadgets Will Be Available on E-Commerce Platforms from April 20

Since the lockdown period has been extended for another 19 days, the government is planning to provide relief to the commercial sector. As per a senior home ministry official, electronic gadget like Laptops, Smartphones, Refrigerators will be available on E-commerce platforms like Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal. Not only this, but stationery items will also be available in the platforms, and people will be able to order them. However, no distinction... Read More

June 29th, 2017 1:36 PM 1 COMMENTS

Amazon Alexa and Echo Speakers to Launch in India Very Soon: Report

E-commerce giant, Amazon, who is set to become the largest online marketplace in India by 2019 is eying to bring its digital voice assistant Alexa along with Alexa-powered speakers Echo to India. Amazon is reportedly looking to launch the digital assistant and Amazon Echo speakers in India by the end of the year, according to a new report. A report by Economic Times says that they have spoken with two... Read More

June 13th, 2017 7:27 PM 2 COMMENTS

Flipkart Announces Discounts on Samsung Smartphones, Wearables, TVs, and Other Electronic Products

Flipkart recently concluded the Big10 sale, where the e-commerce site discounted numerous products from almost all the brands. And now, the site is conducting yet another sale, but this time only the Samsung products are available for purchase at decent discounts. The sale is called as 'Samsung Carnival' and will take place on Flipkart between June 13 to June 15. All the Samsung products ranging from mobile phones, TVs, Wearables,... Read More

January 9th, 2017 1:36 PM 1 COMMENTS

30-35% of e-commerce sales emerge from mobile devices: ASSOCHAM- Resurgent India study

According to the recent ASSOCHAM- Resurgent India joint study, 69% of Indian population purchased online from e-commerce websites in 2016. Bangalore topped among the cities, followed by Mumbai and Delhi. In Bangalore, 75% of the articles purchased online were apparel, gift articles, magazines, home tools, toys, jewelry, beauty products and sporting goods. 69% of the population in Bangalore preferred online purchase. In Mumbai, around 65% people purchased online and 70%... Read More

December 14th, 2016 4:48 PM 11 COMMENTS

Amazon launches Prime video service in India to give Netflix a run for its money

Amazon the e-commerce giant has followed Netflix's lead in expanding its video streaming service to 199 countries including India. The company initially offered this service to its prime subscribers only in a handful of countries like USA and UK. Netflix had done the same thing in January and is present across the globe with an exception of China as the major country which hasn't permitted the service in an attempt... Read More

December 6th, 2016 6:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

Digital transformation projects need to engage workforce, customers and partners to succeed: Avaya

For any organization to undergo digital transformation (DX), it has to be embraced at all levels of the organization, according to the business communications software provider Avaya. The organizations have to ensure that the DX projects are supported by its workforce and they are capable of handling the projects. They should undergo the training and technology to implement them. Also, the clients should enjoy some differentiated experiences from the DX... Read More

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