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India Commerce Minister

Invoking ‘Quit India’, minister welcomes Amazon, Flipkart ruling

India’s commerce minister welcomed a Supreme Court decision that Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart should face investigations into alleged anti-competitive behaviour, sayin...

Platform Industry News: Amazon

Amazon, top Indian seller Cloudtail end relationship amid regulatory heat

Amazon.com Inc and one of its biggest sellers in India, Cloudtail, have decided to end their relationship, they said, following years of allegations from brick-and-mortar retailers...

Flipkart

Walmart’s Flipkart raises fresh funds for $38 billion valuation as IPO looms

Walmart Inc-owned Flipkart on Monday ushered back SoftBank Group Corp as an investor in a $3.6 billion funding round, doubling the Indian online retailer’s valuation to $37.6...

Amazon's new CEO

The challenges facing Amazon’s new CEO, Andy Jassy

Amazon.com Inc now has a new CEO: Andy Jassy, the mastermind behind its lucrative cloud computing division, who succeeds company founder Jeff Bezos.

Platform News: Flipkart

India plans tighter e-commerce rules amid complaints

India proposed banning flash sales on e-commerce websites and their affiliate entities should not be listed as sellers on their platforms, in a proposed tightening of rules that co...

Flipkart

Walmart’s Flipkart challenges India court order on antitrust probe

Walmart Inc’s Flipkart has filed a legal challenge against the restarting of an antitrust probe into the company, arguing in a court filing that the investigation would cause ̶...

Platform News: Amazon packages ready for delivery

India to expedite Amazon, Flipkart antitrust probe

India’s antitrust watchdog plans to expedite a restarted probe into allegations of anti-competitive behaviour at Amazon.com and Flipkart, as it intensifies scrutiny of big-te...

Platform Industry News: Amazon

Indian court deals blow to Amazon, Walmart’s Flipkart in antitrust case

An Indian court has dismissed pleas by Amazon.com and Walmart’s Flipkart to quash an antitrust investigation into the business practices of the US firms, dealing them a blow ...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Netflix opens online store offering limited-edition merchandise

Netflix Inc will launch an online store to sell limited-edition apparel, lifestyle merchandise and collectibles based on “Stranger Things,” “Lupin” and othe...

Flipkart

Flipkart in early talks for US listing via SPAC deal

India’s Flipkart is exploring going public in the United States through a deal with a blank-check firm, although a traditional stock market listing is much more likely, peopl...

Platform Economy: TikTok and US politics

US asks courts to put TikTok appeals on hold pending review

The US Justice Department has asked two federal appeals courts to put on hold government appeals of lower court rulings blocking restrictions the Trump administration imposed on Ti...

Platform Economy: Walmart retail store and online marketplace

Walmart plans big push to challenge Amazon on advertising

Walmart plans to expand its marketing business, including space for advertising at its US stores and sharing its enormous trove of retail data with brands, the world’s larges...

Platform News: Amazon building

Amazon union election to start in February, US labor board says

Amazon.com’s first US union election since 2014 is scheduled to start with the mailing of ballots in early February along with a vote count beginning on the 30th of March, a ...

Platform Industry News: Amazon

Amazon to face US union push in year ahead

In 2021, Amazon.com Inc is poised to confront a renewed challenge from groups it has long countered: the unions. Energized by protests at Amazon’s US warehouses along with a ...

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