Court bars Snapdeal from selling Casio products, e-tailer to seek review

The district court of Delhi has restrained e-commerce firm Snapdeal from selling products of Casio, following a legal action initiated by the Japanese multinational Casio Computer Co against the etailer. According to the company, it had been receiving multiple consumer complaints regarding sale of counterfeit watches and calculators branded as Casio on Snapdeal. “The brand owners have to constantly confront and combat the counterfeits. The Indian judiciary has also recognized this need of the hour by fastening the liability on the anonymous entities operating behind the screens,” said SK Bansal,…

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Delhi HC restrains Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal from selling direct sellers’ products without consent

If you are an avid buyer of health and beauty products from the likes of Amazon and Flipkart, the Delhi High Court has some cautionary advice for you. While hearing a plea filed by Amway, Modicare and Oriflame alleging unauthorised sale of the products under their brands on the leading ecommerce platforms as well as chances of counterfeit goods, the court put the spotlight on several malpractices. Based on the report submitted by local commissioners, who inspected the warehouses of certain sellers on Amazon, Flipkart, Healthkart, Snapdeal and 1MG, the…

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Snapdeal launches Miniso products on its platform

BENGALURU: Online marketplace Snapdeal said on Monday it has launched over 150 products of Japanese low-cost brand Miniso on its platform. The products will be spread across categories like beauty, baby care, home furnishing, stationery, mobile accessories, and decor. Popular products include towels, brushes, concealers, power banks, and storage boxes, the company said in a press statement. Miniso products have been priced in the ₹190 to ₹790 range on Snapdeal. With the new partnership with the Japanese retailer, Snapdeal has expanded the selection of value priced international brands available on its portal. Miniso buyers on…

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