Few months later paytm mall plans to hire 300 staff

Paytm Mall is fast emerging as the preferred online-to-offline (O2O) platform across the country. Alibaba-backed Indian e-commerce firm Paytm Mall Sunday said it has hired 200 people across various functions and is planning to hire another 300 in the coming months. Paytm Mall is fast emerging as the preferred online-to-offline (O2O) platform across the country and has... Continue Reading →

Gifting gets a digital makeover with e-gift cards

The adoption of smartphones is boosting ‘smart retail’, especially here in the UAE, where smartphone penetration reached 228 per cent in 2017. Within smart retail, digital gifting (or e-gifting) seems to have taken off and retailers are viewing it as an important revenue stream. As consumers increasingly adopt a digital-based lifestyle, e-gifting looks like a... Continue Reading →

Online food delivery wars are moving from India to Bharat

Muktsar in Punjab, with a population of 1.5 lakh, is not a city one would think would be on the radar of India’s big internet companies that are helping restaurants deliver to homes through mobile applications. But it is. For two reasons. One, it is the city where online food delivery and restaurant discovery company Zomato’s founder... Continue Reading →

IXOPAY, Paymentwall to streamline cross-border ecommerce for merchants

IXOPAY has integrated Paymentwall in its payment platform helping merchants with their ecommerce businesses worldwide. Paymentwall allows 5 billion people to make payments using credit cards and 150 local payment options globally. As part of the collaboration, IXOPAY enables merchants to reach their customers with international and local payment methods in cross-border markets. According to the press release,... Continue Reading →

Draft e-commerce policy will wreak havoc on Indian startups

On March 4, the US government announced that India would no longer be entitled to benefits under the Generalised System of Preferences programme, which allowed many Indian goods to be exported to the US duty-free. According to the US trade representative, this is because India had “implemented a wide array of trade barriers” that harmed... Continue Reading →

Ecommerce platform AmeriCommerce launches new payment solution

AmeriCommerce, a US-based ecommerce platform, has announced the release of AmeriCommerce Payments for all of its merchants. The platform allows unlimited transactions and order volume regardless of plan level. With AmeriCommerce Payments, merchants can start accepting payments within minutes of signing up while having a complete view of all their transaction details in one place.... Continue Reading →

Farfetch, JD.com expand ecommerce partnership

Farfetch and JD.com have announced the expansion of their partnership in order to provide the “Premier Luxury Gateway to China” for luxury brands. Under the agreement, Toplife will merge into Farfetch China while Farfetch will gain an entry point on the JD.com app, providing JD.com’s 300 million customers with access to more than 3,000 brands via... Continue Reading →

Payments technology startup Modo announces new product for merchants

Modo, a payments technology startup, has announced their /Checkout product, focused on streamlining the payment stack for ecommerce merchants. /Checkout increases basket size and the lifetime value of customers by expanding the number and type of payments options. Moreover, /Checkout enables merchants to see the total cost of payments on a transaction-by-transaction basis to facilitate... Continue Reading →

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