U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren called for breaking up Amazon and Indian retailers demanded a government probe of the company after an investigation showed the Amazon had copied products and rigged search results in India.
Unilever and Procter & Gamble, the world's top two advertisers, are seeking out younger audiences by reallocating some 2021 spending away from traditional TV and into video games, streaming services and media programs.
The plan to tighten rules on the fast-growing e-commerce market has run into internal government dissent, with the Ministry of Finance describing some proposals as "excessive" and "without economic rationale".
The Confederation of All India Traders has launched ‘E-commerce Per Halla Bol’ as a month-long campaign across over 500 Indian cities against what it sees as the monopoly of foreign-owned e-commerce businesses.
The Confederation of All India Traders has voiced its criticism of the Gujarat state government for signing an agreement with Amazon India, accusing the local authority of supporting anti-competitive practices.