Usage of technology and improved mobility helps e-commerce grow The increasing use of digital technologies in buying and selling merchandise for convenience and mobility pushed e-commerce in India to an inflexion point in 2016. The rapid growth of smartphones and internet connectivity across the country, especially in tier-II and III cities, has given greater access to virtual shopping and e-tailing for the tech-savvy generation and millennials. Even as e-tail behemoths Flipkart, Snapdeal and Amazon vied for a greater pie of the growing e-commerce market, enterprises and businesses in diverse sectors have joined the bandwagon to hard-sell their products by leveraging digital technology. “E-commerce in India is at an inflexion point, thanks to robust growth in consumer demand. Mobile penetration and increasing use of smartphones have led to the emergence of m-commerce, which accounted for about 40 percent of the sector’s sales this year,” Tata CLiQ Chief Executive Officer Ashutosh Pandey told IANS.
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Social mobility promises 'broken' for ethnic minority childrens Black and Asian Muslim children are less likely to get professional jobs, despite doing better at school, according to an official report. The Social Mobility Commission said it uncovered "stark differences" between how groups progress into work. Some minorities have higher jobless rates, although poorer white boys are least likely to go to university. Alan Milburn, chair of the Commission, said the British 'social mobility promise' was being broken. "British families are told that if their children go to school and work hard, they will be rewarded with good jobs and opportunities.
Karnataka quota talk: 100% reservations for blue-collar jobs is ruinous The Karnataka government's decision to reserve all blue-collar jobs in all industries receiving concessions from the government—except IT and biotech (BT)—for Kannadigas puts it on a slippery slope. The Karnataka government’s decision to reserve all blue-collar jobs in all industries receiving concessions from the government—except IT and biotech (BT)—for Kannadigas puts it on a slippery slope. First, it sets a dangerous precedence of government-mandated reservation in the private sector.
Searching for fairness in the Indian startup world The shock wasn't in what was said, but who said it. Sachin Bansal, co-founder of the country's largest startup which has, so far, stayed ahead of its biggest global rival in India, told a Bengaluru audience recently: "We need to tell the world we need your capital, but we don't need your companies".Voicing similar sentiments was Bhavish Aggarwal, co-founder of Ola, the company that has so far beaten the world's most valuable startup Uber in market share sweepstakes of the cab aggregation industry in India."It's much easier for non-Indian companies to raise capital because they have profitable markets elsewhere," said Aggarwal. "You might call it capital dumping, predatory pricing or anti-WTO but it's a very unfair playing field for Indian startups."
Government asks e-wallet, e-commerce companies to strengthen cyber security mechanisms As the nation makes the transition to digital mode of payments in the post-demonetisation era, the Union home ministry has asked e-wallet and e-commerce companies to strengthen their cyber security mechanisms to prevent online fraud and hacking attacks. Sources in the home ministry on Friday said the information technology ministry and all concerned departments and agencies were recently sounded out on the heightened cyber threat arising out of the surge in digital payment transactions. "We stressed on the need for digital wallet and e-commerce companies to ensure secure payments through the digital mode. This has become imperative in the wake of alleged cyber fraud reported recently by Paytm," said a senior ministry official. Deputy National Security Advisor Arvind Gupta had recently red-flagged the vulnerability of banking industry which has rapidly gone digital over the years, said a PTI report.
5 Methods for Improving Ecommerce Conversions Annual US retail ecommerce sales are predicted to be roughly $460 billion in 2017. Within three years ecommerce sales are predicted to grow to as high as nearly $700 billion. Online retailers know that ecommerce is big business but how can those retailers continue to improve their sales? Conversion rate optimization is the process of increasing the number of users who complete a purchase on a website. Despite the ever-expanding nature of ecommerce, many online retailers still struggle with conversion rate optimization. Indian pharma views streamlined logistics key to successful supply chain management Indian pharma industry sees that logistics is the key for the successful supply chain management of drugs. The sector which handles huge stock keeping units now will need to capitalise the advantage of analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure both qualitative and quantitative management of drugs. According to PS Bhagavan, former deputy director, pharmacy, Karnataka department of health and family welfare, logistic failure, financial loss and consequent impact at the end-user level is yet to be addressed. The irony is that pharmacists are kept out of the cold chain management under National Immunization Programme.