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  • India Post launches e-commerce delivery centre
  • India Post launches e-commerce delivery centre
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India Post launches e-commerce delivery centre

India Post is 240 years old, but as emails replace letters the service is becoming increasingly redundant. With e-commerce in India booming, the government-operated postal department is seeking to cash in, opening a centre dedicated exclusively to online orders. But can it deliver success?



  • Amazon partners with local shops in India Amazon partners with local shops in India

    For the past decade, modern supermarkets have struggled to tempt Indians away from local shops. Now, Amazon is trying to change that. KiranaNow is a service that lets shoppers browse and order from their local convenience store and get items delivered  in between two and four hours.

  • Article image What’s driving India’s e-commerce market?

    The Indian e-commerce market is expected to grow from $2 billion in 2013 to $8.5 billion by 2016. Most of this growth will come from clothes, shoes and accessories - showing that tech-savvy Indian consumers have grown to trust online shopping. But what's driving this shift?

  • African e-commerce challenges stores African e-commerce challenges stores

    Speaking at a pan-African textile and clothing trade in Cape Town, Sascha Breuss, managing director of fashion retailer Zando, spoke of the importance of e-commerce in Africa. He predicted that it would start to become a serious competitor to bricks-and-mortar stores.

  • Article image Flipkart: a softly, softly approach to Indian e-commerce

    In a country where e-commerce is seen as a non-starter, Flipkart has revolutionised Indian online retail. But has it really changed the inherently wary attitude of Indian consumers?