SnapDeal Launches SnapDeal Gold Service

| Daniela Forte

In an effort to keep up with recent moves by competitors FlipKart and Amazon, Indian ecommerce marketplace SnapDeal has launched SnapDeal Gold. The Indian marketplace boasts that the service will provide no shipping charges, free next day delivery and an extended 14-day return policy. See what else this new service will offer SnapDeal customers.

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Booming Indian Digital Payments Creating Global Opportunity

| Cleveland Brown

Online payments through digital wallets and debit/credit cards have been emerging as a preferred transaction mode in India, mainly due to ease of transaction, availability of smartphones and internet access, and enhanced security and encryption methods. Here’s how to make the most of this developing growth opportunity.

New Entrants Up the Ante in Global Ecommerce Logistics Market

| MCM Staff

The global ecommerce logistics space is extremely attractive currently and will witness the rise of many new companies, according to a new report from Transparency Market Research. According to TMR’s findings, companies are already upping the ante in anticipation of explosive growth of the ecommerce sector in India and China.

China and India Top 2016 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index

| Tim Parry

China, one of the most dynamic retail markets in the world, is ranked as the top country in the 2016 Global Retail Development Index, while India’s high market potential, fast growth, improved regulatory environment, and ease of doing business pulled it up to second in the rankings. Click and see which other emerging markets are atop the list.

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China’s Shoppers Are Getting More Mobile-Savvy

| Tim Parry

China’s shoppers are becoming even more cross-border-savvy, PayPal Director of Global Initiatives Melissa O’Malley told Growing Global 2016 attendees during her keynote session on April 13 in Cincinnati.

Kate Spade & Company Brings kate spade new york to India

| Tim Parry

Kate Spade & Company and Reliance Brands Limited, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Group, have announced plans to the bring the kate spade new york brand to India through a long-term distribution and retail license agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Reliance Brands Limited will have the exclusive distribution rights to the kate spade new york brand in the country.

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Why India is Becoming an App-First Economy

| Tim Parry

With its economy soaring and marketplaces showing big signs of success, it’s clear U.S.-based merchants should revisit the notion of selling cross-border into India. While consumers in the U.S. have finally adopted mobile commerce, consumers in India are making it an app-first economy.