Online shopping frauds jump 6-fold in over 2 years

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IT consultant Vinay Malik (name changed) ordered a smartphone from a leading e-commerce website. When the product got delivered, it had a stone in the parcel. Malik is not alone. There are numerous cases where consumers didn’t receive the things they ordered and instead got duped by the e-tailer. Data […]

Life is Strange 2 is an uncomfortable sequel that’s powerfully relevant

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Toward the end of Life is Strange 2 — the episodic series that wrapped up its five-episode series last week — teenage lead Sean Diaz is jolted awake. After driving all night, he pulled over to the side of a quiet desert road for a doze. But it turns out, he inadvertently […]

More people shopping expensive Marico items online as FMCG firm embraces e-commerce rage

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While online shopping has changed the face of retail across the globe, FMCG major Marico has been using the platform to drive the growth of its premium products with almost one in every two products sold online coming from its comparatively costlier product lineup or the company’s new business. Marico has identified […]

After Beauty ‘Beauty Playground’ Opens in Piccadilly

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After Beauty has opened a “beauty playground” concept store in Piccadilly, central London. The three-story townhouse is an immersive shopping experience with more than 140 makeup, haircare, skincare, bath and body, fragrance, nails, grooming and lifestyle products available. Brands stocked in the shop include Beauty Blender, Milani, Dermalogica, Murad, SkinCeuticals, […]

Christmas tree shopping is harder than ever, thanks to climate change and demographics

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If you’re shopping for a live Christmas tree this year, you may have to search harder than in the past. Over the last five years Christmas tree shortages have been reported in many parts of the U.S. One factor is that growers sold off land and planted fewer trees during and after the 2008 […]

Keep Yourself Safe Shopping This Cyber Monday With These Quick Security Tips

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Black Friday was a record-setting day for retailers, who raked in more than $7.2 billion over the course of the massive sales day. Cyber Monday is likely to follow suit, with a considerable amount of online-only offers that will undoubtedly attract people to pick up some gifts for themselves or their […]

Stay safe while shopping online

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While shopping on e-commerce platforms comes with the lure of great offers, it is accompanied by the risk of being duped. Recently, a woman looking to purchase a kurta online, ended up losing around Rs 80,000 instead of the listed price of Rs 800. On November 8, the woman downloaded a […]