What draft e-commerce policy means for India’s retail sector3 min read . Updated: 08 Aug 2018, 01:09 PM IST
Apart from online retail firms such as Amazon and Flipkart, the India e-policy may also hit sellers on e-commerce platforms
New Delhi: Just a day before her retirement on 31 July, commerce secretary Rita Teotia tabled the draft e-commerce policy before a panel headed by commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu. Little did she know that her last act will draw severe criticism. The draft e-commerce policy, which effectively seeks to regulate all aspects of online retail and recommends strict restrictions, including curbs on discounts, may impact not just e-commerce companies, but also countless sellers working on those platforms.
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