Ankush Goyal

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How Instagram is killing retail as we know it

Gap, which once ruled the mall, is closing one-quarter of its stores amid declining sales for 13 months in a row.<p>J. Crew just fired 10% of the workers at corporate headquarters as sales and profits continue to plunge.<p>The teen-apparel market is also struggling as a whole, with big-name players like …

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Mobile Shopping App Paytm Challenges E-Commerce Rivals In India, As Smartphone User Base Explodes

India’s nearly 100 million smartphone users are beginning to shop online at a pace that the country’s biggest e-commerce companies such as Flipkart and Snapdeal are expecting the mobile traffic to surpass their desktop user base anytime this year.<p>And as these e-commerce marketplaces shift their …

Mobile Users, Women Shoppers Fuel India’s E-Commerce Boom

Among everything else that’s driving e-commerce growth in India, the ease of buying things sitting inside homes, avoiding the hazards of traffic snarls, worsening air pollution and finding a parking slot, will easily rank at the top, no matter how simplistic it sounds.<p>India’s e-commerce industry …

Mobile Payment to Become the Next Big Thing in India

Image Source: Freepik<p>mCommerce market in India is in nascent stage, m-payment and m-banking segments have shown significant growth over the last few …

India’s Snapdeal Now Gets Over Half Its Sales Through Mobile As M-Commerce Goes Mainstream

India’s largest e-commerce marketplace, Snapdeal, now gets over half of its sales from mobile-based transactions, up from just 5% from the same platform nearly a year ago.<p>In a statement, Snapdeal said that 45% of the transactions seen on mobile now come through the native applications while the …

In Global E-commerce First, India's Largest Fashion Portal Myntra Ditches Website, Goes Mobile-only

As Indians increasingly access the internet exclusively through their smartphones, fashion portal Myntra owned by India’s largest e-commerce firm, Flipkart, will shut its website and go mobile-only through its app.<p>The transition to its app-only platform from May 15 was announced by Mukesh Bansal, …

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India's Government To Spur eCommerce With Tax Breaks, Other Incentives

Share Email<p>India is likely to adopt several incentives to spur increased adoption of electronic payments, according to draft proposals released by …

Ecommerce leap In India

The ecommerce In India is reaching an incredible height. The changes are enthralling, especially for one of the fastest developing economies in the …

Ecommerce platform in india to buid online store

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Business News, India Stock Market, Personal Finance, IPO, Financial News Headlines

The UK government has tabled changes to its immigration policy in Parliament, which includes a review of its strict visa quotas available to …

In India, Ecommerce Takes Tiny Share of Retail Sales

Retail ecommerce sales reached $5.30 billion in India in 2014, according to the latest eMarketer estimates of digital and brick-and-mortar retail …

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E-commerce Soon To Conquer Rural India?

BENGALURU: The fight for supremacy among E-commerce giants in India has reached the next level, with increasing demand for online shopping in rural …

India’s ecommerce market rocketing to $6 billion next year – nearly double the current level

Ecommerce might be young in India but it’s growing super fast. India’s ecommerce market will reach US$6 billion in consumer spending in 2015, leaping …

Amazon India And Flipkart Are Betting Big On India eCommerce Growth

Last week, two news items captured the front-page headlines of the Indian financial newspapers. The first was an announcement by Flipkart on July 29 that it has raised fresh capital of $1 billion in one of the largest funding rounds. The second was an announcement by Amazon on July 30 that it will …

Prospective Growth of eCommerce in India

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The Mobile Commerce Revolution In India

An article in the Times of India on April 6th ran the headline “Myntra to shut website from May 1.” To a casual observer, this deceptively bland statement might have seemed less than newsworthy. But to those of us in the mobile technology industry, it describes a profound, perhaps watershed moment …

How Facebook and Yahoo are spawning billion-dollar startups

Take Facebook, for example.<p>As Facebook got bigger and bigger, it started running into some serious growing pains — it was generating more data than its data centers could handle. This was a problem, given that people expect Facebook to always be available and snappy.<p>Normally, this is where a …

The oil glut is getting even bigger

Oil producers are pumping like there is no tomorrow.<p>Supply from OPEC countries reached 31.3 million barrels per day in May, the highest levels since August 2012, according to the International Energy Agency.<p>That means the cartel is producing one million barrels more than the official target OPEC …

Facebook has reportedly killed plans to launch its own satellite

Bringing internet access to developing nations has been Facebook’s intent for Internet.org since it launched the service in Zambia last year.<p>With multiple expansions since then, it might have seemed logical for the company to launch its own satellite to facilitate getting new countries online. …

Coke is now making soda bottles out of sugar cane

The company showed off the so-called PlantBottle at the Expo Milano food technology conference last week, CNN Money reports.<p>Despite it's origins, the bottle is inedible.<p>Like all of Coca-Cola's other soda bottles, it's made of plastic. But the plastic is derived from sugar cane instead of …

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Re/wind: Intel-Altera Is Really Happening, Pinterest's Buy Button and More

Also: A mess of Google exec news and Chris Sacca sounds off on Twitter.<p>In tech this week: Consolidation in the semiconductor industry, Pinterest’s major foray into e-commerce and more. Here’s what went down:<p>Intel is buying rival chipmaker Altera for around $17 billion, the third such multi-billion …

Everything you can expect Apple to announce on Monday

Now, there's a new addition to that lineup: the Apple Watch.<p>Apple doesn't usually talk about its plans or future products until it's ready to unveil them to the world. But the company wants us to know that big improvements for the Apple Watch are coming.<p>"Third-party apps will get much better," Jeff …

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Twitter's epic struggle to become the next Google

Sacca had a lot of individual points that made sense. Twitter is too hard for new users to figure out. It's a little intimidating. It can feel isolating if you don't know who to follow and nobody's interacting with you.<p>Twitter is is the first enormous media company that grew up entirely in the …

How Fintech Can Disrupt Africa’s Cash-Based Economy

Paying at a local coffee shop or superstore with your smartphone instead of your bank card is convenient, but not much more convenient than using a credit card. While there is significant disruption in some fintech areas, such as international money transfer by companies like TransferWise and …

Acer's smart diaper sniffs out baby troubles

Ever since the introduction of the Edison, Intel's been actively pitching this tiny computer module to makers by way of workshops and hackathons. At Computex, the chip giant took the opportunity to show off the latest round of hacks based on its $50 kit, and we were amused by one particular demo: …

HidrateMe Is A Connected Water Bottle That Will Glow When You Need To Take A Sip

HidrateMe aims to help you fill up on your H20 with a sensor that monitors your intake and syncs that information up with an app on your smartphone. Should you need more water than you are ingesting, the bottle will glow.<p>The bottle is also doing exceptionally well on Kickstarter right now. The …

The Online Privacy Lie Is Unraveling

A new report into U.S. consumers’ attitude to the collection of personal data has highlighted the disconnect between commercial claims that web users are happy to trade privacy in exchange for ‘benefits’ like discounts. On the contrary, it asserts that a large majority of web users are not at all …

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Sony Music CEO confirms launch of Apple’s music streaming service tomorrow

<i>Midem paid for part of Chris O’Brien’s travel to Cannes for the Midem Music Industry Festival where he is participating as a startup competition judge. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>Sony Music CEO Doug Morris said in an interview on stage today that Apple will announce its new music streaming …

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