Amazon Signals Entry Into Alcohol Delivery In West Bengal: Report

[ad_1] Amazon.com Inc has secured clearance to deliver alcohol in West Bengal, according to a document seen by Reuters, signalling the US e-commerce giant’s first foray into the country’s multi-billion-dollar sector. In a notice on Friday, West Bengal State Beverages Corp, the authorised agency to carry out online retail of liquor trade in the state, […]

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Amazon, BigBasket Get Nod to Begin Home Delivery of Alcohol in West Bengal

[ad_1] Amazon has secured clearance to deliver alcohol in West Bengal, according to a document seen by Reuters, signalling the US e-commerce giant’s first foray into the country’s multi-billion-dollar sector. In a notice on Friday, West Bengal State Beverages Corp, the authorised agency to carry out online retail of liquor trade in the state, said Amazon […]

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Uber, BigBasket Launch Delivery Service for Essentials During Lockdown

[ad_1] Uber has teamed up with BigBasket to start a new last-mile delivery service, in order to make access to everyday essentials easier for people during the coronavirus crisis and the nationwide lockdown. In a blog post, the company announced that it is starting the service with BigBasket to save people from the risk of […]

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E-Commerce Still Facing Delivery Challenges Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

[ad_1] Delivery of essential items via e-commerce continued to face challenges on the second day of the 21-day lockdown, with the industry urging government for uniform classification of essential items across various states. While the government has allowed delivery of all essential goods including food, pharmaceuticals and medical equipment through e-commerce, online platforms like Amazon […]

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Flipkart Suspends Services As Lockdown Impedes Online Grocery Deliveries

[ad_1] Walmart Inc’s Flipkart has suspended services, a notice on the e-commerce firm’s website said on Wednesday, as India began a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered the lockdown from Tuesday midnight, but a government advisory suggested exempting e-commerce deliveries of essentials such as food and medical equipment […]

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