US-based e-commerce firm Amazon’s India unit has set up a small business accelerator with teams spread across major cities to help more merchants get online. Like its rivals Flipkart and Snapdeal, The SMB Accelerator helps sellers set up an account, manage inventory and payments and also teaches business analytics. The global retailer which began its Indian operations last June with 100 sellers in 2 categories has now expanded to more than 4,000 sellers across 21 categories.
Source: Economic Times
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