NEWS
Walmart to expand online grocery deliveries to over 40% US households by year-end
After Facebook, Google moves to ban cryptocurrency ads
What do iPhones, Halloween candy, and sushi have in common?
It's not you, it's me: How customers break up with sellers
Walmart challenges Amazon's grocery deliveries with ready to eat meals
Amazon stops sales of Nest products after tiff with Google
P&G joins Unilever to cut digital ad spends, return to basics
Airtel in pact with Google for low-cost smartphones
KFC issues high-profile, humourous apology for chicken shortage
Vodafone to take on Reliance Jio with competitive 4G plans
Airtel, HMD Global partner to offer affordable 4G smartphones
Amazon puts heat on BigBasket, others with food-only pilot in Pune
Readers told to mine cryptocurrency to read ads-free Salon magazine content
Teenagers increasingly moving away from Facebook: eMarketer
Airtel promises all Hotstar content, but delivers only some
BSNL’s new prepaid plan offers unlimited voice and data at Rs1,099 for 84 days
HDFC Bank ties up with Apple to offer cash back on iPhones, iPads
Mercedes apologises to China for posting Dalai quote on Instagram
Doritos to create crunch-free chips for women
Neighbours to ‘taste the thunder’ as Coke to take Thums Up global
Starbucks launches new credit card for coffee lovers
Facebook Inc bans advertisements related to cryptocurrencies and ICOs
New Apple India chief Coulomb may end online discounts
New marking technique could halt counterfeit goods
Nutella discount creates near riots in France, no-holds barred
Burger King mocks net neutrality repeal via “Whopper Neutrality”
Budweiser out of top three popular beers in US
Tata Motors releases first teaser of its upcoming hatchback, Tata Tigor Sport
Vodafone, Flipkart to offer entry 4G smartphones at Rs999
Amazon to open first supermarket without checkouts
Sony to continue selling Xperia smartphones
Thailand’s Siam Makro to enter Indian wholesale via 100% FDI
It’s raining discounts again as Flipkart sale follows Amazon
Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
Airtel plan offers Amazon Prime membership free for one year
Louis Vuitton keen to invest in Patanjali; Balkrishna not averse
Patanjali ties up with Amazon, Flipkart, others for big online push
JC Penny chief Marvin Ellison eyeing Sears’ appliance sales
McDonald’s, Taco Bell preparing to square off in low-priced menu battle
Amazon shipped over 5 billion items with Prime in 2017
Asda gives away trolleys of free veg left over from Christmas
Amazon barred by German court from misselling Birkenstok
Showing MRP, expiry date now a must for ecommerce firms
UK government advertising urges smokers to quit smoking in the New Year
Analysts lower iPhone X shipment projections for first quarter next year
Google may open physical stores in India for Pixel phones
Internal spat leads to closure of McDonald’s across east, north
Customer charged $350 over negative hotel review
McDonald’s to add vegan burger to menu in Finland and Sweden
Xiaomi India set to cross $2-bn revenue mark, grow beyond smartphones
Following duty hike, Apple raises prices of all iPhones except SE
Discounted fares likely soon for trains not fully booked
UK advertising watchdog, ASA could investigate Amazon for complaints over premium service's deliver delays
Amazon to sell Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices
Amazon claims 66% growth in Sept quarter; Flipkart disputes numbers
Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel partners with Intex to launch affordable 4G smartphones range
AT&T’s DirecTV Now, OTT TV streaming service surpasses 1 mn subscribers
After healthy November, carmakers offer big discounts in Dec
Can a rude waiter make your food less tasty?
When brands tempt us to lie, cheat and steal
Maggi Noodles in soup again as UP slaps it with Rs71 lakh fines
US shoppers rack up $6.59 bn in online Cyber Monday sales
Six in 10 food adverts during family TV shows push junk food: study
US Black Friday, online Thanksgiving sales hit record highs
Mars, Lidl, others withdraw YouTube ads placed next to those by predators targeting children
Workers at Amazon distribution centres in Germany and Italy strike on Black Friday
Macy’s suffers payments system crash on Black Friday
Tobacco companies to advertise hazards of smoking
Apple slashes margin on iPhone X in India by 30%; retailers upset
US Tobacco companies forced to carry anti-tobacco ads after two-decade legal battle
Apple iPhone X to retail on Airtel Online Store
With fresh Rs2,900 cr infusion, Amazon ups stakes in battle against Flipkart
Reverse strategy: Walmart makes some products pricier online than in stores
Flipkart set to launch its own smartphone, Billion Capture+
Amazon begins offering big discounts even on third-party goods
Fashion retailer Zara's customers find notes from unpaid workers pinned in clothing
Flipkart does soft launch of grocery delivery service in Bengaluru
iPhoneX ‘bridegroom’ rides horse, takes band to Thane store
SEC warns celebrities endorsing new virtual currencies could be breaking laws
Amazon launches Black Friday Deals Store online
Walmart to hold thousands of holiday season parties at stores
 

FEATURE
  You might be paying too much for ads on Google, Bing
  Before you dish out money to bid for a top-ranked ad position on a search engine, you may want to pause and make sure it's actually going to pay off, caution Chang Hee Park, assistant professor of marketing and Manoj Agarwal, professor of Marketing, Binghamton University
  Brand building: love in the time of likes
  In the digital world of low-cost sameness, businesses need to find an emotional connect as their best differentiator, says Manoj Agarwal,  co-founder of lifestyle events curator Xoxoday
  Indian consumer goods sector could grow 9-17% over 3 years: study
  India is at the cusp of the FMCG 'S-curve', with significant room to grow over the next 5 to 10 years – but the winning brands will be those that achieve greater household penetration, a CII-Bain & Co report says
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