Snapdeal appoints Jason Kothari as CEO of Freecharge, commits funds

E-commerce firm Snapdeal said it has appointed former CEO Jason Kothari as the Chief Executive Officer of its wallet service FreeCharge at a time when competition in the mobile payments space is at an all-time high. Contrary to rumors of a cash crunch, Snapdeal said it will invest an additional $20 million in Freecharge. […]

Mobikwik, Freecharge start wallet on delivery services

As the e-commercial sector is facing issues with the money demonetization, the E- payment platform MobiKwik and Freecharge have forward with methods that can be helpful for the e- tailers. Mobikwik said it will offer ‘MobiKwik on delivery’ option for e-tailers to replace ‘Cash on Delivery’ and overcome the challenges being faced by the phasing […]

4G mobile phone at 3,999? Amazon makes the best Diwali offer vs Flipkart, Snapdeal

There have been many discounts and offers on smartphones from ecommerce players such as Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon this Diwali. But none would come close to what Amazon and Phicomm are offering — a 4G phone with Snapdragon processor and a 5-inch HD display at a jaw-dropping price of Rs 3,999. Users can also avail […]

Elephone P8000, cheapest phone in India with fingerprint sensor, priced at Rs 15k on Snapdeal

  The Elephone P8000 is now available on at a price of Rs 14,990. The phone is being sold by Indian distributor Auxus without the Elephone branding. The P8000 holds several distinctions. It is the cheapest phone with a fingerprint sensor and, at 4.2 Ah, has one of the biggest batteries on any smartphone […]

Meizu MX5 India price Rs 19,999, to provide doorstep service

Meizu, the Chinese brand that has created ripples with its high-quality M2 Note priced at just Rs 9,999, will start its first flagship sale at 2 pm today (Aug 26). The company has also started giving customers the option of sending their phones to their Chennai office for repair and maintenance, and has also promised […]

Shoppers Stop to sell clothes via Snapdeal

Shoppers Stop, one of India’s oldest organized retailer, has tied up with Snapdeal, One of India’s largest online marketplaces, to sell its merchandise through a flagship Shoppers Stop store on the online portal. “This partnership will leverage Shoppers Stop’s unparalleled brand assortment and Snapdeal’s pan India reach to create a superlative and holistic omni-channel retail […]

54% of smartphones have shopping apps; Flipkart No. 1 – Survey

All the mobile web traffic sacrificed by Flipkart seems to be paying off, at least in terms of getting users to install the company’s app. According to Nielsen’s latest survey based on real-time mobile data across 8,000 handsets in the country, Flipkart’s mobile app is present on 35% of all phones checked and was the […]

Industry opposes suggestion to exclude Amazon, Flipkart etc from key ecommerce responsibilities

Certain rules suggested by the government of India for possible inclusion in its upcoming e-commerce policy have drawn opposition from industry bodies. Key among these are the conditions that payment collection, packing and delivery should be made the responsibility of the seller and not the intermediary website (such as Flipkart and Amazon). The Department of […]

Lenovo A6000 Plus price slashed to take on Coolpad Dazen 1

Lenovo has slashed the price of its wildly successful entry-level smartphone A6000 Plus to Rs 6,999 after Snapdeal cut the price of rival Coolpad Dazen 1 to Rs 5,999. The Lenovo A6000 Plus is currently the biggest selling phone in India, and is estimated to be selling around 50,000 units per week. Last week, Lenovo […]

China’s Coolpad Dazen chooses Snapdeal as its vendor for LTE phones

Coolpad Group, also known as Coolpad Dazen, has chosen Snapdeal as its official and exclusive partner for its India entry, giving the Delhi-based e-commerce player a crucial victory in its fight against bigger peers Amazon and Flipkart. Flipkart has landed most of the exclusive launches in India, and according to our estimate, has a market […]

Infocus M2, priced at Rs 4,999, impresses buyers in India, reviews generally favorable

Infocus M2, arguably the most value-for-money entry-level handset in India today, will see another round of sales on online retail site Snapdeal soon, according to sources. The handset has already sold more than 35,000 pieces in India and it shows no sign of an lack of demand yet. On Snapdeal, the Infocus M2 listing has […]

India’s First Jolla phone to be launched by Snapdeal next week

After weeks of promos, Snapdeal will next week launch Jolla, the eponymously named smartphone from Jolla Oy, a Finnish company that was formed from the remnants of Nokia and Intel’s MeeGo operating system project. Jolla’s Sailfish operating system was supposed to be one of the challengers to Android, along with Samsung’s Tizen, but while the […]