Scrolling back to the pages of digital evolution, India had only a few handfuls of e-commerce websites to shop around. But today the country is home to many retail giants like Flipkart & Amazon who are battling out with each other to clinch the top position. One of the main reasons behind this huge transformation is the rapid increase in the number of online buyers and smartphone penetration. Yet another prime reason lies in the fact that purchasing goods through online portals are both easy, fast, and convenient. Plus, these online stores offer huge discounts and offers every now and then.
India based startup TalkCharge, best known as the country’s leading Cashback and Coupon website recently conducted a detailed research to know which are the leading E-commerce websites that are witnessing huge traffic from online users this New Year. As per the study, Flipkart, Amazon, and Shopclues are leading the competition. Tempting offers and huge discounts offered by these giants have helped them to increase their transaction volumes by three-fold as compared to the festive season sale last year.
Trending E-Commerce Sites this NEW YEAR
NNNOW is a powerhouse of more than 30 fashion brands is India’s first True Omni Channel Experience. A division of Arvind Internet Limited, NNNOW offers online users a unique and seamless shopping experience by linking online and offline retail shopping. Services like same-day delivery, same-day return, and a wide collection of inventories are some of the prime factors that has made this online portal a favourite among Indian customers.
Yet another leading e-commerce giant that has managed to win the hearts of online shoppers is Reliance Group’s AJIO.com, which has redefined the shopping approach of Indian people. The portal brings some of the trendiest and most exclusive brands from around the world with great discounts and offers. The holster of Australia, Kira Plastinina of Russia, and MDS of Singapore are some of the global brands that you can find here at this portal.
Established in 2010, KOOVS is a one-stop online portal for buying unique and trendsetter men’s and women’s western wear. As per recent reports released by KOOVS, the portal gained 8.6% increase in its revenue in FY19. Most of the apparels, jewelry, and accessories offered by the portal are designed in London. The company also has a tie-up with several renowned international brands and designers.
Owned and operated by Future Group, this discount retail chain founded in 2006 has made a strong online presence in the fashion segment with some of the most exclusive national and international brands like Levis, FBB, Vero Moda, Future Lifestyle, Pepe and others.
Launched in October 2012 by Suchi Mukherjee, this fashion retail brand is India’s first women’s social shopping website. LIME ROAD is the foremost choice among women fashionistas looking for bewitching apparel and alluring accessories. LIME ROAD is also India’s first social visual web platform and gives an opportunity for its users to earn from the scrapbook they create. One of the major benefits of shopping on LIME ROAD is the affordable price bracket for all the products.
Owned by the TATA Group, this e-commerce venture launched the first real Omni-channel experience in India called “phygital”. Unlike any other retail giants that boasts boast of thousands of brands, TATACLIQ focuses only on specific set of brand-authorised sellers. Police, Metro, Global Desi, ONLY, and Vero Moda are some of the popular brands found on this portal.
Launched in 2018, 2GUD is an independent online platform for refurbished goods owned and operated by Flipkart. With 400-plus categories, this portal is the best if you are looking for a quality refurbished electronic products with 3-12 month warranty at an affordable price.
Looking for USA made products? Ibhejo.com is the place for you. Their online website seems to be a litte user friendly, but the company delivers what they promote or promise. The on-time delivery of the product is excellent.
Launched in 2016, Makemyorders.com is one of the emerging online shopping stores that sells some of the best and latest trends in men, women, and kids category products. Their website is pretty much user-friendly providing smooth navigation to different categories, and the products are of high quality tagged under the reasonable bracket.
Probably, Ebay is one of the great multinational e-commerce platforms till date. The portal is best known for its excellent customer service and selling authentic products. If reports are to be believed, then Ebay has the potential to rule the Indian online market and grow by four-fold to $150 billion by 2022.
Wish It was not Amazon or Flipkart shopping apps that were downloaded the most in 2018, Wish.com was the victorious one. In terms of sales, the portal is third-biggest e-commerce platform in the USA. All the products found on Wish.com are sold directly from the factory. There is no third party involved, which means no discrepancy in the quality and of course low prices. From lightings to laptops, smart watches to sneakers and accessories, one can buy anything and everything from this portal.