Almost inevitably, the marketplace bears the brunt of the consumer’s ire. After all, it is their brand and often inducement that draws a buyer in and ensures a purchase happens.

So given this new reality of the marketplace, what else can the e-commerce players do so that they both continue to be seen as preferred destinations, yet do not bear the complete burden of their vendors’ actions?

It appears that railway ticketing site IRCTC has revamped its journey planner to sport a different look and user experience. While it sounds fancy, this is not the complete overhaul which the government has promised. The new look, being rolled out slowly to its 4 cr odd registered users, can throw some of the seasoned users off with the design. The key difference in the new IRCTC Journey Planner is in the second screen which appears…

Not a week passes by without some excitement in the newsroom. This week we saw one more fairly large exit by an Indian company. Web company Directi sold a large stake in the company in a $110 million deal.  The Electronics Systems Design & Manufacturing received a major shot in the arm as the Indian government approved 2 proposals to setup fab units in the country. We reported on the crisis at redBus after its…

The app developed along with Microsoft, will provide users another channel to book tickets beyond the portal. IRCTC expects the number e-ticket bookings to increase with the introduction of this app.