Indian shoppers move to ‘Bricks-and-Clicks’ from ‘Bricks versus Clicks’

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We are all different and so are our buying behaviors. Some of us just want convenience while others are drawn by brand loyalty, price sensitivity and personalization. One factor that remains consistent across the globe is the shopping experience. ‘Unravelling the Indian consumer’ a report by Deloitte and the Retailers Association of […]

Brits love click-and-collect shopping, but many fail to collect

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Online shoppers in the U.S. are increasingly using click-and-collect services as a way to avoid not only shipping costs but also potential problems with delivery. The service, now offered by most big-box retailers, enables customers to order items online before heading to the store to pick them up at a […]

Flipkart National Shopping Days sale announced: Deals on smartphones, smart TVs and more

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E-commerce giant, Flipkart, has announced a new round of sales to take on its rival, Amazon. The company has announced details of the Big Freedom Sale that will take on Amazon’s Freedom Sale. Also being called the National Shopping Days by Flipkart, the sale will begin on August 8 and […]

Shopping from Chinese etailers set to become more expensive

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Mumbai: The government may introduce taxes and customs duties totalling as much as 50% on products ordered from Chinese ecommerce platforms, continuing a crackdown on the purchase of such goods. India’s tax department may levy a blend of integrated goods and services tax and customs duty on products ordered from […]

Google launches shopping platform, but will anyone use it?

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Remember when Google came late to the social media game when it launched Google+ and tried to go up against Facebook and the others? No one used Google+, so it was closed after eight uneventful years. Google is at it again, taking on another internet behemoth — the almighty Amazon — but […]

Can’t do without shopping? Here are 6 ways to save money & not be a spendthrift

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We all shop and always end up splurging without noticing. It’s important to not just work and earn smart but also spend smart. Here are a few ways that will help you spend your money wisely. Lists Always make a list of things you need and stick to your list. […]

AliExpress Shopping Party Over? Indian Govt Plans Strict Measures Against Chinese E-Commerce

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A little while ago, the India government initiated a crackdown against e-commerce portalsin the country. Now, it looks like they may specifically be targetting Chinese sellers, and you’re online shopping could get much more expensive as a result. In December, the Indian government expressed concerns that giants like Amazon and Flipkart […]

Reliance Jio offers shopping benefits from AJIO on recharge of Rs 198, Rs 399

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New Delhi: Reliance Jio is offering its users shopping benefits from AJIO on recharge of Rs 198, Rs 399. Jio customers performing eligible recharge of Rs 198 plan will be provided with Rs 198 AJIO Coupon which can be redeemed 5 times (once every month). The coupon can be redeemed […]

Toyota’s New Augmented Reality Shopping Experience: A Shift In The Car Buying Journey?

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Just when you thought augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) had fallen off the creative drawing board, Saatchi & Saatchi, in partnership with Vertebrae, a company that creates AR experiences for brands as a form of consumer engagement, is bringing it back to the forefront in a new immersive […]

Browse Airbnb When You’re Tempted to Stress Shop

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As much as I hate to admit it, I’m a stress shopper. More specifically, I’m an online stress shopper. I was never really a “mall person”—even in the ‘90s when “likes to go shopping” was considered a personality trait for young women. But when I’m especially stressed about something, I can’t […]