The next online tonic: E-majors, corporate giants eye e-pharmacy business

When Seattle-headquartered Amazon announced its foray into e-pharmacy in the US recently, traders’ groups, pharma associations as well as big businesses in India took notice. Players with interest in this space are keenly looking out for Amazon’s next move and whether India would figure prominently in its e-pharmacy plans. So far, the American e-commerce major has taken only baby steps in the pharmacy segment in India and Amazon executives have pointed out there’s no timeline for a commercial launch in the country yet. All that the company is talking about right now is .....

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