Tag Archives: E-Commerce

IBM Wins $83 Million in Groupon E-Commerce Patent Fight

A US jury awarded IBM $82.5 million (roughly Rs. 562 crores) after finding that Groupon infringed four of its e-commerce patents. Friday’s verdict is a boon to IBM’s intellectual-property licencing business, which last year brought in $1.19 billion (roughly Rs. 8,200 crores) for the company, holder of more than 45,000 patents. IBM sued Groupon for $167 million (roughly Rs. 1,150 crores), accusing it of ... Read More »

E-Commerce Sites Must Show MRP, Other Details From Next Year, Government Rules

HIGHLIGHTS E-commerce websites should mention MRP on products from Jan, 2018 Government rules that other details like expiry date should be given too “Consumers deserve the same protection online as offline,” said the govt To protect online consumers, the government has made it mandatory for e-commerce companies from January 2018 to print not only the MRP on goods but also ... Read More »

Snapdeal Launches First Special E-Commerce Zone in Dharamshala

Snapdeal will also take on board local artisans and manufacturers as sellers on its marketplace and enable them to sell nationally while supplying locally.Online retail major Snapdeal on Monday partnered with the Himachal Pradesh government to launch a ‘special e-commerce zone’ in Dharamshala that will facilitate sale of local handicraft and other products through its marketplace. Snapdeal will set up ... Read More »

OnePlus One to Soon Be Sold on Flipkart as Well, E-Commerce Site Teases

OnePlus, after permanently slashing the price of its OnePlus One smartphone in the US and some regions in Europe, appears to be set to end its exclusive online retail partnership with Amazon India – and make the smartphone available on Flipkart as well. A Flipkart Twitter post on Thursday showed an image highlighting the outline of a handset along with ... Read More »