Indian e-commerce: laying foundations

India may be the next big thing for online retailers, but in the first of a two-part series, FinanceAsia examines how payment issues stand in the way of progress.

Indian e-commerce: laying foundations

India is often touted as the next mega technology play after China. With its vast population of internet-loving millennials and robust economic growth, it’s not hard to see why. There is a proviso though it could be a while before Indian e-commerce truly fulfills its potential, given the country’s onerous financial and logistical shortcomings must be adequately addressed.

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