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    A baneful govt failure in reaping benefits from e-commerce boon

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 24, 2021

    INDOLENCE on part of the government in setting up a regulatory mechanism and creating oversight on electronic commerce, or e-commerce, which has now become a...

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    Customers suffer for delayed govt regulation

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:21am on July 20, 2021

    The government’s delay to regulate the e-commerce business, which has become a $1.6 billion market, has allowed growing indiscipline in the sector, resulting in sufferings...

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    Commerce Ministry requests ACC to take actions against Evaly

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:46pm on July 07, 2021

    The commerce ministry has requested the Anti-Corruption Commission to take legal action against e-commerce company Evaly for allegedly embezzling about Tk 338.62 crore. A senior official...

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    Amazon wants critic atop US regulatory body sidelined

    Agence France-Presse . San Francisco | Updated at 10:41pm on July 01, 2021

    Amazon on Wednesday petitioned a key US regulatory agency to have its leader left out of any antitrust matters involving the company, arguing she is...

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    Banks, MFSs empowered to verify e-commerce delivery status

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on July 01, 2021

    Bangladesh Bank on Wednesday issued a set of guidelines that empowered payment service providers including banks and mobile financial service providers over transferring customers’ funds...

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    E-commerce site Dhama launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 01, 2021

    Proyas Manakib Unnayan Society launched an e-commerce website,, on Wednesday for facilitating the marketing of safe mangoes from mango-growing areas in...

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    E-commerce cos to get payment after delivery of goods: ministry

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:47pm on June 24, 2021

    The government on Thursday announced that e-commerce companies would get their payments after delivery of goods ordered by buyers. The commerce ministry officials made the...

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    Evaly applauds commerce ministry decision

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:04pm on June 24, 2021

    E-commerce marketplace Evaly has lauded the newly taken decision of the Ministry of Commerce that e-commerce companies will get the price of a product after...

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    Alibaba founder steps down as president of his school: FT

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:34pm on May 24, 2021

    Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, founder of ecommerce giant Aibaba, is going to step down as president of the elite business school he founded after having...

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    Covid-19 boosted e-commerce in 2020: UN study

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:32pm on May 03, 2021

    The Covid-19 pandemic provided a boost for e-commerce last year, but the digital windfall was not enjoyed equally across the board, a UN study found...