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E-tailers may log record $7bn festive month sales

  E-commerce companies are expected to post a nearly 50% spike in gross sales to $4 billion this Diwali season, during the five-day sale event of Flipkart, Amazon India, and other companies, says the recent estimates from market research firm Redseer.   With the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating digital adoption and traditional offline shoppers showing their …

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Mind the Wrap: Packaging shifts towards consumer convenience

  Ever struggled to open those ketchup packets at a fast-food restaurant and thought it would be convenient if it had notches for use. Yes, this is the fast-rising trend amongst the Indian consumers who are demanding convenience from an array of services. The packaging trends which are shifting towards convenience are the key component …

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Uber India partners with bigbasket

Uber, the multinational ride-hailing company has announced a last-mile delivery service by partnering with bigbasket to address the ever-growing needs of consumers to access everyday essentials amidst the nationwide lockdown in India. By sharing its technology and vast network of delivery partners, Uber is deploying a mix of UberGO, UberXL and UberMoto to support India’s …

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This festive season, shop offline to get as cheap as online

This Diwali, consumers can look forward to great deals for their shopping with smart phones, consumer electronics and apparel brands rolling out steep discounts in brick-and-mortar retail chains as well after offering similar deals in online marketplaces to beat the overall slump that’s affecting their business this year. Future group states that online sale is …

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