In a place like India where festivities occur, every fortnight shopping has become a mandate. Generally, it is noticed that big shopping malls and branded stores are situated in metro cities only. This is the reason why online shopping has become popular these days. Online shops are available to everybody and are accessible just by a click. They offer a wide variety and an attractive shopping experience.
Shopping online has its own set of advantages. For instance, the online shops are open 24×7 and the buyer can purchase anytime of the day. Many online shops provide discount all round the year unlike conventional stores which are seasonal. In addition to that, the shipment cost of the product is free across the country. Amazon and Ebay are the brand leaders in terms of online shopping. Many other brands are gaining pace in the Indian market.
Some of them are listed below:
With over 11.5 million book titles, 14 different categories, more than 3 million registered users and sale of 30000 items a day, Flipkart is one of the leading e-commerce players in the country.
Home Shop 18
This online store is owned by Network18 Group. Home Shop 18 is the largest live shopping channel on the television. In 2008, Home Shop 18 has been awarded as the “best shopping site” by PC world magazine.
It is the largest internet commerce company present in India and has over one million turnovers. The catalogue for sale has options more than 3.5 million and manages 24×7-customer care centre set up in Bangalore.
The Indian edition of ebay.com is known as ebay.in . It is known by all that ebay.com is the number one online portal. Ebay.in has products priced according to the needs of Indian customer. It also supports small passionate business and individual set ups.
As the name suggests, Naaptol is the leading social shopping site for buyers, enthusiasts and merchants. It was launched recently in 2008 and growing to the best among online stores.
Future Bazaar was launched in 2007. It is backed by renowned retail brands like Pantaloons and Big Bazaar. FBIL (Future Bazaar India Ltd) headquarter is put up in Mumbai.
Indiatimes is an online shopping portal owned by Benetton Coleman – Times of India. They are famous for offering the lowest prices in electronic appliances. It is the emerging shopping portal on the internet.
Indiavarta online shopping portal is based in Chennai. This website is owned by Express Network Private Ltd.
Infibeam.com is a progressing online shopping store, which is set up in Ahmedabad. This portal offers services like physical inspection. It offers the customers a test drive for vehicles before they purchase it.
RetailsDirect is thought to the number one interactive store. It is provides with options from top rated brands. The website also provides the customer with reward points, bargains and other services.
Someother growing sites are: