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With BigBasket, 1mg & CureFit in the bag, Tatas get serious about online shopping

With BigBasket, 1mg & CureFit in the bag, Tatas get serious about online shopping

June 11, 2021

Better late than never, seems to be the message emanating from Bombay House, the headquarter of the oldest and most diversified Indian conglomerate, the House of Tatas, as it finally ventured into online grocery, one of the fastest growing segments of the Indian economy. Last wee...

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Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

Digital media & OTT rules: Freedom & privacy under siege

March 5, 2021

Introduced to ‘curb misuse’ of digital platforms, new rules by the Indian government for the OTT and digital news platforms has led to worries about the freedom and privacy of individuals online.

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Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

Pandemic chokes bookstores, but books survive

January 18, 2021

The little nooks and crannies in bookshops had long been the abode of bookworms until the stores were shut suddenly due to the onset of Covid-19 pandemic. While booklovers tried to do with digital alternatives for their reading, bookstore owners had little choice but to sit out t...

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Google & Facebook face anti-trust heat across globe

Google & Facebook face anti-trust heat across globe

December 17, 2020

Few had imagined the scenario even five years ago, but the seemingly invincible Big Tech firms Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple are all facing the heat of competition authorities across the globe as government regulators finally wake up to the threats to a fair and free market ...

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Industries that pipped the pandemic

Industries that pipped the pandemic

September 20, 2020

“I stopped taking food from local tiffin service since April. I switched to ordering from Swiggy regularly as it assured me of following all possible safety and hygiene measures including the body temperature of the delivery person and cleanliness rating of the restaurant I ord...

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Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

August 24, 2019

A trade battle threatens to break out here at Biarritz over the new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies as an upset US President Donald Trump threatens strong retaliation.

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Trade tiff over French tech tax

Trade tiff over French tech tax

August 13, 2019

A new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies upsets the US and threatens the start of another trade war, after China.

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Order your Groceries Online in India

Order your Groceries Online in India

October 15, 2018

The online food and grocery business in India reached the EUR 1 billion mark last year and according to various research reports, it is expected to grow at 72 pc a year, reaching EUR 4 billion by 2020 even as the overall online retail industry business expands to EUR 24 billion i...

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Warren Buffett returns to India with a stake in Paytm

Warren Buffett returns to India with a stake in Paytm

August 31, 2018

Berkshire Hathaway has taken a stake in Indian digital payments firm Paytm, marking return to India by the renowned U.S. investment firm run by billionaire Warren Buffett.

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The draft e-commerce policy goes India First

The draft e-commerce policy goes India First

August 9, 2018

The new draft e-commerce policy is promoting India first and this move could seriously undermine sale strategies of major e-commerce players and is a matter of concern to foreign companies like Amazon and Walmart who have actively invested in Indian e-commerce sites.

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The FIFA frenzy in India

The FIFA frenzy in India

July 2, 2018

The FIFA is making businesses run into profit as the sales of merchandise and other football gears are continuously rising. TV makers are also luring clients by launching new television models and coming up with new financial schemes.

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Artificial Intelligence for Digital Marketing

Artificial Intelligence for Digital Marketing

November 6, 2017

Companies now investing in artificial intelligence to serve their customers efficiently

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