Junglee.com, a comparison-shopping website recently announced a strategic partnership with Quikr.com, an internet and mobile based classifieds company. With this partnership, online buyers at Junglee.com can compare prices of new products across various online shopping sites. Also, they can find locally available pre-owned products listed on Quikr.com, on the shopping website.
As per the release, the product page will have the section titled, ‘Related Product Listings’ wherein consumers will be able to view relevant classifieds for other similar pre-owned products, based on the their location, all in the same section.
Initially, this new feature has been introduced for the Consumer Electronics’ category. One can find Quikr listings on the product’s page of MobilePhones, CamerasPointShootDSLR, Tablets, Laptops, Desktops, Scanners etc.
Also, it will be available to the customers only across 10 major cities viz. Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune.
“Today, the lines are fast blurring between ‘new’ and ‘pre-owned’, especially in hyper-active categories like mobiles, electronics etc. and our partnership with Junglee.com will ensure that brand Quikr continues to stay visible in the larger context of buying and selling online”, said Pranay Chulet, CEO, Quikr.com.
Junglee.com currently has around 30 million listings across 25 categories, from over 1,600 online shopping sites and 50,000 nearby stores. Also, it has over 10 million monthly visits and 4.2 million Facebook fans.
Quikr, on the other hand, boasts of more than 30 million unique users a month and is present in 940 cities. It operates in 13 categories and in 170 sub-categories which range from mobile phones, real estate, cars, services, jobs, entertainment, furniture, electronics and many more. Last year, Quikr has also attracted an investment of US$32 million led by Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm.
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