Top 5 Best eCommerce Websites in India 2018
Electronic commerce means buying and selling of goods and services through Internet or from similar other networks. Electronic fund transfer, supply chain management, Internet marketing,online transaction processing, Electronic data interchange, inventory management system are the basic technology which enhances E-commerce technologies.
World Wide Web is being used by E-commerce which covers wider range of technologies like e-mail, mobiles and telephones. E-commerce is generally determined as sales aspect of e-business thus supporting financing and payment aspects in business. Below lists some of the important websites which helps in getting quick sales and purchase.
World’s largest internet retailer Amazon is one of the best E-commerce website in India. It is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994. Amazon.com website was started as a online bookstore and later expanded by selling furniture, food, toys, jewelry, software, video games, electronics, etc. Amazon India was launched in June 2013 by Amazon.com. Amazon has invested $5 billion in India to expand business. Across India, there are more than 20,000 sellers, authors and businesses using Amazon products and services.
Flipkart.com is an e-commerce website founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. Both are from IIT Delhi Alumni and also worked in Amazon.com.After leaving Amazon.com they joined their own website namely Flipkart funding 400,000. It’s headquarter is situated in Bangalore, Karnataka. At first it dealt with selling of books but now it focus selling online electronic goods and other products. Flipkart is ranked amongst the top 20 in the Indian website.
In 2010 it sold out CD s, DVDs, mobile phones and accessories, cameras, computers, computer accessories and peripherals, and in 2011, pens & stationery, other electronic items such as home appliances, kitchen appliances, personal care gadgets, health care products etc. In 2012 it further included A.C, air coolers, school supplies, office supplies, art supplies & life style products to its portfolio. Flipkart employs over 4500 people.
Flipkart.com ranks #502 in world according to Alexa traffic rankings. In Google page it ranks #6. It form an advertising revenue of $4.8 million. It receives 2.2 million page views in a day and generates $6,574 in advertising revenue everyday. Moreover it has certain losses 0.60% in traffic ranking. Loading time of an average page is 2.1 sec as it is much faster than 29% of sites around the world. The mode of payments include Credit card, Debit card,Net banking,e-gift vouchers, cash on delivery.
Snapdeal deals with online marketing of products including Mobiles, Electronics, Fashion accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Kids, Home and Kitchen, Sports, Books; and services like Restaurants, Spas & Entertainment. It was launched by Kunal Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, alumnus of IIT Delhi, in February 2010.
Snapdeal has acquired it’s the business in Bangalore-based group buying site, Grabbon.com in June 2010 and in 2012 it acquired esportsbuy.com an online based sports company in Delhi. It’s products were almost expanded retailing in various parts of the country. The subscriber parties include about 15 million having a presence of about 50 cities across India.
It ranks #576 in the world as per Alexa traffic ranking.It ranks # 5 in Google pagerank.The advertising revenue is about $4.2 million. It receives 1.9 million page views in a day and generates $5,729 in advertising revenue. It has suffered loss of 4.16 % in traffic ranking. The loading time of an average page is 1.6 sec which is faster than 46% of sites across the world.
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eBay is an online shopping website a consumer to consumer corporation which helps the people and businessman to buy and sell products worldwide. It is operated to almost 30 countries thus processing a Multi-dollar business. It has expanded it’s option from “set time” to “Buy it Now”. The Auction website has been found out in San Jose California on September 5, 1995 by French born Iranian American computer programmer Pierre Omidyar.
Lots of collectibles, decor, appliances, computers, furnishings,equipment, domain names, vehicles, and other miscellaneous items are listed, bought, or sold on eBay daily. In 2006 it has introduced Business & Industrial which gained popularity by creating surplus in business. In 2007 it introduced Paypal mode of payment. In 2008 it authorized Selling Manager Application program (SM apps)which allows integrating applications into eBay.com.
eBay ranks #544 among Alexa traffic ranking. In Google it has pagerank #6. The advertising revenue inculcated was about $4.4 Million. Moreover it receives 2 million pageviews per day which generates $6,066 in the advertisement revenue. Recently it has shown 15.13% growth in traffic rank. The pageloading time is upto 2 sec which is likely faster than 24% sites across the world.
eBay has a number of specialty sites. eBay Pulse provides information about popular search terms, trends, and most-watched items. It also includes discussion boards, groups, answer center, chat rooms, and reviews and guides. eBay also has mobile offering, including SMS alerts, a WAP site, Java ME clients, an Android OS application and an Apple iPhone application.
India’s largest e-commerce store for fashion and lifestyle products, Myntra was founded in the year 2007 to sell personalized gift items. It was founded by Mukesh Bansal along with Ashutosh Lawania and Vineet Saxena. Myntra started to selling clothes on 2010 and was a acquinted by flipkart on 2014 for an estimated deal of 2,000 crore. Today Myntra caters its shoppers with choice of apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear from over 500 leading Indian and international brands including Adidas, Nike, Puma, Catwalk, Inc 5, United Colors of Benetton, FCUK, Timberland, Avirate, etc.
The website launched the brands Fastrack Watches and Being Human. Myntra was awarded the “Best E-commerce Website for 2012” by IAMAI- India digital awards. Also it was awarded the “Best E-commerce Partner of the year 2011-12” by Puma India.