It is quite interesting when two ‘acclaimed’ ecommerce marketplace giants, competing for share in consumer eCommerce wallet, come together and say we shall do it together.
Future Group is planning to launch its e-commerce platform for the second time. The service will be live in October. Few years ago, it had tried to foray into the online retail space but without success.
Flipkart recently announced the launch of its own brand in tablets, Digiflip. The brand existed since 2012 as a computer accessories (headphones, speakers, pen drives) brand.
As India experiences a hope for growth with its recent leadership change, online industry gears up to expand. According to a recent post by Economic Times, E-commerce companies in India are projected to recruit over 50,000 skilled manpower across top class engineers / professionals from IITs, IIMs and a large number of ground fleet.
9Gardens is a startup for people who love gardening and want to buy gardening related materials online. Working with an idea to encourage home-gardening and develop self-sustainable living among the urban class, the platform acts as a one-stop shop for all the requirements that an amateur can come across – ranging from seeds, inputs, accessories and more – while growing fruits and vegetables at home.
While shopping for home decor items – one thing that every customer wishes for is to buy the items by matching them with their room.
Indian lifestyle eCommerce company, Koovs which had roped in Asos ex-chairman Lord Waheed Alli and Robert Bready as chairman and creative & retail director respectively, has plans to get listed on Aim, (formerly the Alternative Investment Market), which is a sub-market of the London Stock Exchange early next year.
eCommerce industry is booming in India, and mCommerce is following its lead. With both big and small online businesses developing special mobile websites and apps, it is evident that even they have realised how prominent this platform is.
For more than 60 percent of the online shoppers in urban India, social media plays an important part in influencing their purchasing decisions, a new study by Frost & Sullivan has revealed.
3otherthings, a product discovery platform working around social shopping for eCommerce and physical stores has unveiled its public beta version on Tuesday.
Amazon.in has recently forayed into Fashion and lifestyle categories with the launch of two new stores: Fashion Jewellery and Watches.
Buying art pieces can be an overwhelming commitment. Given the high costs on top of the obscurity that the work you have seen on a website or in a gallery will look just as good in your house – its a tough decision to make.
In the light of customer woes in product returns in ecommerce, Bangalore based fashion etailer Myntra has introduced a new tweak of product exchange facility for consumers.
The average cost of customer acquisition in e-Commerce today is around Rs 1,200. With the average ticket size for e-Commerce being relative low, most companies have realized that the current model as unsustainable in the long run.
The rules for successful commercial ventures are well documented and extensive. The rules for E commerce are not very different. To succeed you need to work wonders in every sphere – but make sure you get a devils grip on the 3 MUSTS:
MUST1: Build a strong consumer proposition
Think carefully about what you are going to sell.