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Walton launched its e-commerce platform Walcart at a programme in the capital Sunday. With the slogan of "Shohoje, Sobkhane, Nirapode," the platform wants to be the top e-commerce company in the country and bring a positive change in the sector. State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak inaugurated it as chief guest. Read Walton Plaza inks deal with Walcart Shomi Kaiser, president of E-Commerce Association of Bangladesh, Syed Almas Kabir, president of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services, Shahid-ul Munir, president of Bangladesh Computer Society, and Waheed Sharif, president of Bangladesh Association of Call Center and Outsourcing, were also present. Walcart, a B2B and B2C e-commerce platform, is offering products and services in more than 30 categories, including Walton products. Thousands of sellers across the country are connected to this platform. Read Walton, Walcart announce exclusive partnership
State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak on Sunday said the participation of young entrepreneurs in F-commerce (Facebook commerce) is on the rise significantly. “At least 400,000 new entrepreneurs are engaged in F-commerce. Bangladesh Bank is going to arrange small loans at 4 percent interest for the entrepreneurs who are engaged in F-commerce and Startup business,” he said at a virtual conference. Also read: Govt planning to formulate data privacy protection law: Palak The e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) arranged the virtual conference on Rural to Global E-commerce Policy Conference. LGRD and Cooperatives Minister Tazul Islam inaugurated the event. Palak also highlighted different initiatives taken by the government for e-commerce and its entrepreneurs in the first session of the conference. The LGRD minister said people are choosing e-commerce to sell and purchase goods, from food to luxurious products. “Though it (e-commerce) began small, now a sort of dependency (on e-commerce) has been created,” he said. Also read: Palak unveils software to bridge jobseekers with disabilities ... Addressing the function, Senior Secretary of Commerce Ministry Dr Jafar Uddin said the commerce ministry has formed a digital commerce cell to implement the digital commerce policy. “The work is on to finalise the digital commerce operation guidelines 2021. We keep the matter of inclusion of social media commerce entrepreneurs in the guideline under the consideration of the Commerce Ministry,” he said. Chief executive officer of Bangladesh Foreign Trade Institute (BFTI) Obaidul Azam, deputy governor of Bangladesh Abu Farah Md Nasser and Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS) Syed Almas Kabir, among others, spoke at the conference presided over by e-CAB president Shomi Kaiser, said a press release. Read Startup Bangladesh Ltd to invest Tk 100 crore for 50 startups marking birth centennial of Bangabandhu and Golden Jubilee of Bangladesh
As online shopping has become much more popular amid the Covid-19 pandemic, a section of unscrupulous e-commerce businessmen has started cheating unsuspecting netizens taking advantage of the lack of transparency.
People need connection with one another, particularly in times of crisis, to survive. e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) has shown how to ensure that and extend support.
e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) has formed a seven member committee including four teachers of Dhaka University to observe the business process of e-commerce platform Evaly.
State Minister for ICT Division Zunaid Ahmed Palak purchased a cattle from a digital cattle market (haat) and donated it to welfare platform Manabseba.com.
Prime Bank and e-Commerce Association of Bangladesh (e-CAB) on Wednesday have joined hands to facilitate financing for e-commerce entrepreneurs.