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Ministry of Consumer Affairs unveiled draft e-commerce norms for consumer protection

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution has released the draft “e-commerce guidelines for consumer protection 2019” to protect the interest of online shoppers. The draft stated that an e-commerce entity such as Amazon and Flipkart cannot directly or indirectly influence the price of the ..

Amazon to close online operations in China

Amazon plans to close down online retail operations in China, admitting defeat to local e-commerce rivals such as Alibaba and JD.com. Amazon will continue other operations such as Amazon Web Services in China. Amazon entered China in 2004, when it acquired a local online book seller for USD 75 million. Prime membership programme of Amazon ..