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Fight for India: Flipkart is Planning Private Labels While Still Ahead of Amazon And More

Tech in Asia: India’s Flipkart launched its first self-branded products, dubbed Flipkart Smart Buy, in December, focusing on phone chargers and data cables.+ The aim is to gain higher margins for the Amazon arch-rival, which in turn could help with profitability. Internally codenamed Project Ice, Sachin is planning to make self-branded items in more than […]

“Sell as Individual”: Amazon India Goes Full-On eBay, Picks, Packs and Ships the Products

After having turned Junglee (which Amazon bought in 1998) into a P2P marketplace last summer, Amazon is now bringing the eBay way of marketplaces to Amazon India itself. MediaNama The service is available at amazon.in/p2p, and includes doorstep pick-up, packing and delivery. Interestingly, Amazon had piloted a project to let individuals sell second-hand goods on […]

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Could Amazon India Help Amazon Get Better at Fashion?

The Times of India on the intensified competition surrounding fashion online in India: The increased focus on fashion is critical for Amazon India and other online marketplaces, which are staring at stiff competition from the Flipkart, Myntra and Jabong combine, which commands close to 55% market share in the fashion category, according to market research […]

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While Amazon Launches Prime in India, Flipkart-Owned Myntra Buys Jabong

As has been expected for some time now, Amazon Prime launched in India. NDTV Gadgets360.com: Amazon Prime offers unlimited one-day and two-day free shipping Amazon Prime will cost Rs. 499 for the first year after a 60-day free trial After the inaugural discount is over, Prime will cost Rs. 999 per year For comparison, INR […]

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How Amazon is Tackling India

Amazon is hard at work trying to establish a presence in India. The company is determined to not repeat the mistakes made in China. Amazon is now in total investing $5 billion in India. India has the world’s second-largest internet population but, for example, e-commerce penetration is still very low compared to other markets. Techinsider: […]