Flipkart shrinks wholesale operations as India tightens e-commerce policy

With the revision in FDI e-commerce policy in India, Flipkart is encouraging preferred sellers to buy merchandise directly from manufacturers.

Government pushes for FDI in aviation, media and insurance

In order to make India more a more attractive destination for investment, the Indian government is considering relaxing the FDI rules.

New e-commerce policy starves Amazon India’s food venture

Amazon’s food retail subsidiary in India will get stuck with the new FDI rules, which will not allow it to retail products via Amazon.in India had allowed 100% overseas subsidiaries for food retail of local produce through offline and online…

Zomato, Swiggy & Co. killing the Goose with the Golden Eggs

Foodtech players like Zomato and Swiggy have established a dominant position in the market. But if they misuse this dominance and spoil relations with partner restaurants, a crash is round the corner. A taskforce meeting was held for the first…

India overtakes China in FDI inflows

In 2018, India has overtaken China in FDI inflows for the first time in 20 years led by business reforms, a stable economy and huge growth opportunities in futuristic sectors. But populist moves in the run up to elections could…

India story turns bitter for Amazon & Wal-Mart

The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion has made policy changes that tip the balance in favour of brick-and-mortar retailers at the expense of e-commerce firms Brick-and mortar retailers who have been protesting against ‘unfair practices’ like deep discounting by…