iWorld

Amazon eyes another 100 mn users in India

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/06/amazon_0.jpg?itok=rq2UFoLY

MUMBAI: E-commerce has not even scratched the surface of its growth potential in the country - this according to Amazon India head Amit Agarwal. The giant will not shy away from another round of aggressive investments in this market. 

As per the reports, Agarwal said that the company is looking to add another 100 million users to its platform in India. He added that the company would transform the landscape of domestic e-commerce and take its prime subscription base in the country to 100 million. Earlier this year, the company said it has more than 100 million Prime users globally. Prime drives a significant part of its overall sales in India. 

Repeating the words used by CEO Jeff Bezos, on the occasion of the US company’s fifth anniversary in India, Agarwal said that Amazon is not even in ‘Day1’ of e-commerce in India.

As per the reports, Bezos had committed $5 billion investment for India since Amazon’s entry and  much of this has already been invested. The current numbers for Prime and the overall user base in India were not disclosed by Agarwal. He also didn’t reveal about the size of possible future investments. As per Kantar IMRB’s study of 32,000 online shoppers, 50 per cent of online shoppers chose to shop on Amazon India during the festive season sale this year. Moreover, Flipkart had claimed leadership over Amazon during the sale. 

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/ayushmaan.jpg?itok=hn2CXjYX
Bollywood star Ayushmann talks about his struggle with social media in the early stage of his career on #MeriRealLife

Anupama Chopra is back with another interview on #MeriRealLife – this time with Vicky Donor’s famous and critically acclaimed actor Ayushamann Khurrana on her YouTube Channel Film Companion.

iWorld Social Media
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/zee5.jpg?itok=_LYHr16e
ZEE5 introduces language specific packs

ZEE5 has announced special subscription packs for the Tamil and Telugu audience. Riding on the success of its language content, this latest addition will enable users to access premium Tamil and Telugu content at half the price.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/airtel.jpg?itok=9JnchNho
Adarsh Nair appointed chief product officer of Bharti Airtel

According to an Economic Times report, Adarsh Nair has been appointed as Bharti Airtel’s new chief product officer (CPO).

iWorld Telecom
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/14/amazon.jpg?itok=jhIEy8G_
Amazon Prime Video celebrates Diwali with Supari Studios’ latest commercial

Taking a slightly different route from most Diwali commercials, Supari Studios integrates the magic of creative storytelling in its commercial for Amazon Prime Video.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/bi.jpg?itok=tUyElXKS
Binny Bansal steps down as Flipkart group CEO

Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal has stepped down following an investigation into alleged "serious personal misconduct”, although he has denied the allegation.

iWorld e-commerce
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/ashish.jpg?itok=Zler_KL3
Nokia Networks' Ashish Chowdhary to lead Apple India ops

Ashish Chowdhary, the chief customer operations officer of Nokia Networks has been appointed as Apple India head.

iWorld Telecom
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/uc.jpg?itok=UtKEYBPj
2 Crore Users Celebrate Diwali and 11.11 Shopping Fest with UCWeb

Around 2 crore UC users celebrated Diwali and 11.11 UC Shopping Fest with UCWeb over the past 3 weeks.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/amazon.jpg?itok=taAJhsDj
Amazon Prime Video launches Hindi UI

Amazon Prime Video has taken localisation to a higher level by adding support for a Hindi user interface, including search, navigation and customer support in Hindi on the Prime Video app and on PrimeVideo.com.

iWorld Over The Top Services
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/11/13/rahul.jpg?itok=S0qqm8gW
Twitter appoints Rahul Pushkarna as head of content partnership, APAC

Rahul Pushkarna has been appointed as head of content partnership, APAC at Twitter. He confirmed his appointment through Twitter.

iWorld Social Media

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories