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E-retail or the online stores are redefining the retail concept. Today’s retailers are all set to leverage this potential channel to reach out to the remote corners of the country, thereby increasing the consumer base. The section tracks the developments, latest trends and related issues of this channel.

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The e-commerce businesses are blooming in India due to the advent of latest innovations and technologies that are making an online venture easier. The online marketing trends, distribution system, logistics, and other components are creating a stable platform for the online business venture. It is now easy to create an online business

BY Madhushree Chowdhary  |  May 24, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The advent of new emerging technologies has enabled customers to reach their shopping experience from anywhere. Thanks to digitalization that has taken over even in small villages today, the e-commerce giants have entered into these huge and untapped markets. These e-commerce tech giants have helped connect the buyer and seller,

BY Shreevidhya Subramanian  |  May 22, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

With an online population of 500 mn in 2017, India has one of the fastest growing Internet population in the world. We believe a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 13% will take the number of online users to 720 mn, close to where China is currently. The CAGR of the Indian online user growth is nearly four times that of global rate.

BY Indian Retailer Bureau  |  May 21, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

If you ask a brick & mortar retailer who has worked in this industry since last 17 years, will never embrace or talk more about this e-com & m-com but rather stick to the same old style of retailing, which is a direct selling from the shop or outlet BUT Retail is changing now and if we don’t match with this

BY Guest author  |  May 19, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Shopping centres are undergoing a major evolution at the moment because there is a strong shift how the people are shopping. E-commerce is spreading its wings also forcing shopping centres to expand their presence beyond brick and mortar. As malls are going omnichannel, there has been constant debate about whether or not, shopping

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  May 04, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Today the world is moving towards online. In such scenario, traditional retail seems to have started struggling in order to stay relevant to tech savvy customers in the era of e-commerce. However, as per the industry insiders there is no hindrance in establishing the synergy between online and offline.  In fact, today the

BY Shipra Srivastava  |  Apr 23, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

With shopping shifting from malls to mobiles, digital disruption in the last few years has changed the way new age consumers buy. As most of the routine purchase patterns collapse, the millennial buyers have also acquired new age consumer habits. In its recent study ‘Global Consumer Insights Survey 2018’, PwC has

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Apr 12, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

The consumers of the present day world enjoy huge comfort in ordering their favorite stuff online with a click and getting it delivered right to their doorsteps at zero cost. Therefore, more and more businesses are taking due care to make all the arrangements to pamper their tech-savvy customers in a digitally smart

BY Guest author  |  Mar 28, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

In this digitally advanced era, Omni - channel transformation requires adopting a view, that breaking down boundaries is a necessity. It's not just an event; instead, it's a journey. The retail industry is widely flourishing with the introduction of the Omni Channel Providers. Today’s customer may start an interaction on

BY Guest author  |  Feb 14, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

Earlier, from being restricted to just chatbots accessed via apps to replacing assistants at physical stores, the definition of conversational commerce has significantly expanded with the arrival of voice-based personal assistants. Not only do voice assistants enhance customer satisfaction, but even yield better profits for

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Feb 02, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

From digital to brick and mortar to phygital, last year saw many big brands integrate online with offline in their bid to be omni-present. With studies now showing that omni-channel strategy builds a strong loyal customer base, it’s time that retailers unify their online and physical presence and build convenient payment options

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jan 23, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

For the longest time, art found a home only in the galleries and museums of the world. That, and the private collections of connoisseurs. But with e-commerce gaining wider acceptance all over, the world of art has undergone a sea change along with it. No longer is art meant only for a select few. In fact, it has never been more

BY Guest author  |  Jan 23, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

It’s been a little over a year since demonetization came into effect and it looks like digital transactions are not only steadily gaining popularity among spenders, but is here for keeps. According to RBI, transactions through digital means rose to 1.06 billion last month from 997.1 million in November (2017). Interestingly, this

BY Shwetha Satyanarayan  |  Jan 20, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

During the last one decade, e-commerce has emerged as a strong sales channel for all consumer-targeted brands. According to eMarketer, global consumer e-commerce sales will reach $4.479 trillion by 2021, controlling more than 16 percent of total retail sales. The picture is not different in India. As per a Morgan Stanley report, the

BY Guest author  |  Jan 19, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  | 

I remember an interesting discussion with some of my friends and colleagues I had a few years ago on the merits of selling clothes online. While some argued for it, the general consensus was that selling clothes through a website does not make any sense. Clothes, they said, are inherently personal items and people are used to touch,

BY Guest author  |  Jan 15, 2018  |  comments ( 0 )  |