HomeShop18 sells 1.23 million mobile phones in FY13

New Delhi: E-retailing firm HomeShop18 sold 12.30 lakh mobiles phones, including 3.69 lakh smartphones, in the last fiscal, spurred by demand in metros and small cities. Besides mobiles, the e-commerce firm, which sells a mobile phone every 25 seconds, also sold 1.3 lakh tablets during the same period, data provided by HomeShop18 said. In the […]

Myntra.com eyes Rs 800 cr turnover in 2013-14

Portal for fashion and lifestyle products Myntra.com today said it is aiming to double turnover from e-commerce business to Rs 800 crore this fiscal by investing in brand promotion and penetrating in smaller cities. “We are targeting to double our turnover from Rs 400 crore in 2012-13 to Rs 800 crore in 2013-14,” portal’s co-founder […]

E-tailing to grow hundred-fold by 2021, says study

E-tailing in India is expected to grow from $0.6 billion (Rs 3,300 crore) now to $76 billion (Rs 418,000 crore) by 2021 indicating hundred-fold growth in the segment, said a new study. The share of e-tailing of the total organised retail pie to grow from 0.1% now to 5.3% by 2021, said a new study […]

What after cash on delivery?

After cash on delivery (CoD), what? Many e-commerce websites in India are grappling with precisely this question two years after Flipkart offered that game-changing option to its buyers. Now, CoD is like a hygiene factor in the business. You either do it or you are not there at all. Consider the stakes. Global e-commerce sales […]

Woodland brings cooling technology for shoes, shirts

The use of technology is not restricted only up to gizmos and gadgets. Now, its turn for shoes and shirts as well. Footwear major Woodland has brought technically innovative cooling shirts and shoes which controls human body temperature in extreme temperature conditions in India. It is the only company in India to offer such tech-based […]

Retail space rentals: Connaught Place sees maximum 12% rise

Retail space rentals in Delhi’s high street Connaught Place have appreciated by 12% — the most among the country’s top eight cities — during the January-March period over the previous quarter, according to property consultant Cushman & Wakefield (C&W). Mumbai’s prime street Linking Road, on the other hand, witnessed the sharpest drop of 12% in […]