Macy’s and Bloomingsdale start shipping to India among others


Bloomingsdale catalog in INR

In a press release, NYSE-listed Macy’s will start shipping its wares to India among others in a new global eCommerce initiative. While the majority of product assortment sold on will be available for international shipping, some product categories and lines are exempt. They include cosmetics, fragrances, furniture, mattresses, appliances and select accessories and apparel. With varying laws, global vendor partnerships and even electricity standards across the spectrum of 91 different nations, Macy’s is unable to sell some products internationally. Among Indian retail chains, Shopper Stop is already online, although their customer care email id is from Google,, as per this tweet. So, is Future Bazaar’s Pantaloon and Westside More and more retail chains will go online in near future.

About prasoonk

Prasoon Kumar grew up in the Bokaro Steel City of south Bihar, now Jharkhand. He studied Computer Science and Engineering in IIT Kanpur. For job he moved to the land of opportunity, United States. He was there in the bay area through the internet revolution of mid to late nineties. He spent time admiring the beautiful coastline of California among other things. He moved east coast to the New York after the turn of the millennium working in a brokerage startup. Afterwards, he is back to India for good. He has been working in the enterprises and internet startup, enjoying the city life. He has a beautiful wife, a young 5 years old daughter and 11 years old son.

Posted on June 28, 2011, in Economy & Business, India, USA. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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