The commerce secretary said the government would verify the business models of various e-commerce companies in the country, adding that the ministry would issue notices to companies that do not comply with the recently introduced e-commerce policy.
“We launch Alesha Mart in January,” he said in a written statement. No products were sold that way in the first month. Then we started selling motorcycles with subsidies.
In particular, Bangladesh Bank, ICT Department, Competition Commission, Consumer Rights, e-Cab and all have had fruitful discussions. I have discussed and agreed on a few issues.
E-Cab has about 1,100 members, of which 14 are allegedly operating MLM businesses in the name of e-commerce.
CID Additional DIG Kamrul Ahsan said, “We have written to Bangladesh Bank on Thursday to freeze Dhamaka’s bank account. This action has been taken as part of the ongoing investigation into various e-commerce companies.”
DB Additional Commissioner of Police AKM Hafeez Akter told reporters at his BPM (Bar) office on Tuesday that Ishtiaq Ahmed, a victim of fraud, had filed a case under the Digital Security Act with the Adabar Police Station.
Retailers in Bangladesh see decline in mobile phone sales as e-commerce firms roll out attractive discounts
According to retailers in various markets across Dhaka, including Bashundhara, Jamuna Future Park, Motaleb Plaza, and Eastern Plaza, smartphone sales at retailers are declining as a result of attractive offers given by e-commerce companies.
'Digital Bangladesh’ run by the National Women’s Organization aims to provide e-commerce support to rural women through information centres.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has sent a letter to the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to take necessary legal action including a lawsuit against Evaly, a widely chatted and the criticized e-commerce company in Bangladesh.