WASHINGTON: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has accused the publisher of the National Enquirer of blackmail after it threatened to publish intimate photographs sent by the billionaire to his mistress if he did not cease his investigation into how the newspaper got the pictures. It comes after the tabloid, having accessed private text messages, last month reported Bezos had an extramarital affair with former news anchor and entertainment reporter Lauren Sanchez — a leak that led to his divorce. In a post on blogging platform…
The move comes despite intense lobbying by Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon.com to get an extension to the deadline
Ambani has been drip-feeding his e-commerce plans over the past few months in announcements that are no doubt being keenly watched by Amazon and Walmart.
Amazon said the conference would showcase how it is using advanced technologies for its range of services from online shopping to music and video.
NEW DELHI: India’s new curbs on e-commerce companies may not be enough to win over small store owners and traders in next year’s general election, with the key voting bloc still seething over what it sees as broken promises by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. From Feb. 1, e-commerce firms such as Amazon.com and Walmart-owned Flipkart Group will not be able to sell products from companies in which they have an equity interest or form exclusive agreements with sellers. Intended to prevent predatory pricing and deep…
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: India will ban e-commerce companies such as Amazon.com and Walmart-owned Flipkart Group from selling products from companies in which they have an equity interest. In a statement, the government also said that the companies will be prevented from entering into exclusive agreements with sellers. The new rules will be applicable from February 1. “An entity having equity participation by e-commerce marketplace entity or its group companies, or having control on its inventory by e-commerce marketplace…