In a country of 1.3 billion people, it comes as no surprise that online shopping is a big deal in India. Imagine the comfort of never having to leave your couch, browsing through a diverse selection of mobiles, electronics, clothes and furniture with multiple payment options to accommodate every buyer. Let’s talk numbers for a second. If numbers are to be believed, a recent study revealed that India’s e-Commerce revenue is projected to go from $30 billion, as it was reported in 2016, to a whopping $120 billion by 2020 alone. It’s apparent that Indian digital commerce is here to stay and seeing as it is growing at a rapid rate I’d say now was as good a time as any to jump onto the e-Commerce bandwagon, but first let’s talk about the top Indian e-commerce sites of the year 2016:
Amazon embarked on its journey with a mere virtual bookstore way back in 1994, and further expanded its operations into various departments such as Home, Kitchen & Pets, Automobiles, Motorbike & Industrial, Clothing & Accessories, etc. Its world-class products, brilliant customer support and easy payment alternatives make Amazon.in the top dog in this list of successful e-Commerce sites.
Ah, the wildly well-known Flipkart.com makes it to the list as a safe and reliable e-Commerce site. What started as an online bookstore way back in 2007, is now home to electronics, apparels, and gadgets and is rapidly expanding its offerings into various other household products. Whether you are a tech-freak, or love staying in vogue, this easy-to-navigate e-Commerce platform stores all your basic necessities under one roof. Its easy refund policy and stellar customer support make Flipkart.com a favorite amongst Indian online shoppers.
For the fashion forward and fashion conscious, Myntra.com has something for everyone with its fantastic collection of apparels, and accessories for men, women, and kids. You can also find personal care, and cosmetic products along with a huge collection of cushion & cushion covers, home décor products for your home here. Myntra.com is known for its easy, hassle-free shopping experience and easy return policy. Its consistent customer support is just the cherry on top!
A favorite amongst Indians for some of the most exciting shopping deals and discounts you’ll find on an online marketplace. Founded in 2010, Snapdeal has steadfastly held its place as India’s daily deals platform and has since come a long way with its extensive range of premium products such as apparels, accessories, motors & accessories, sports, fitness & outdoor, etc. It includes a unique category of real estate and financial services that can be further classified on the basis of unit type, location, and budget constraints. Its prompt delivery service and growing popularity are two of its biggest assets.
One of India’s favorite fashion portals, Jabong’s young and peppy vibe appeals largely to a young, vivacious audience. From Vero Moda to Adidas, you can run a quick search on any of your favorite brands online. It has several payment options for shoppers who prefer making payments via smart cards, or net banking, making it easily accessible to all. The discounted rates are an added bonus; the way to any shopper’s heart.
Now who hasn’t heard of EBay? The brand pretty much sells itself and has become synonymous with finding great products online at super competitive rates. Ebay.in gives you the authority to buy and sell just about anything your heart desires at great prices. The dizzying array of products you can find on EBay.in are truly astonishing and you can rest assured knowing there’s something for everyone on this platform. Be it the field of health & beauty, mobile & accessories, fashion, electronics, or home décor, this platform strives to meet each of its customers’ expectations with great zeal.
Shopclues.com has something for every pocket, big or small, no matter how narrow your budget is. Its attractive cashback offers ensure its one-time customers are converted in to returning ones. It exhibits a huge range of products including LED TVs, ethnic clothing, formal wear, computer & hardware, sports’ products, books, and tons of enticing products. The highly affordable, good quality products offered through this site make it a favorite amongst shoppers.
- Make My Trip
For all the people who love exploring exotic locations worldwide, Make My Trip offers feasible and hassle-free reservations of flights, and hotels. Planning a trip might have been tedious before but Make My Trip has taken the burden off your hands and made things infinitely easier. This website handles all your holiday related planning right from flight tickets, hotel bookings, itinerary planning, travel and more at some of the best prices one could offer. Handy for someone looking to hand off their holiday-planning woes to someone else, not to mention the great deals that come along with it, Make My Trip is undoubtedly every Indian’s trusted travel partner.
With all these options, and many more options coming up quite regularly, you would certainly conclude that Ecommerce in India is here to stay – and growing. Have a favorite? Let us know in the comments below!