The Challenges of Online Retailing in India
While online retailing holds great promise in developing countries like India, there remain challenges. Venture capital is flowing into this market, and some big players are fighting it out. This article, “Logistics Are Holding India’s E-Commerce Companies Back” (Bloomberg Businessweek, December 15, 2014 highlights some of the logistics challenges facing e-tail startups Amazon India, Snapdeal, and Flipkart — including the story of a man who bought a phone but received a brick (see image).
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