The tech disruptions of today, coupled with the favourable policy changes, have levelled the playing field for the ambitious small-scale sellers in India. When provided with the right tools and services, aspiring Indian entrepreneurs are utilising the stride of time in their favour, realising their aspirations via online selling. With the e-commerce sector in India is expected to reach USD 150 billion by 2022, even the sky cannot be the limit for the Indian sellers. To the same end, let us delve deeper into the top four e-commerce platforms helping Indian sellers realise their e-commerce dreams, with the right gamut of online tools and services.
Helping Indian sellers overcome the threshold problems in starting up their ventures, Shopmatic has been fuelling the e-commerce dreams of aspiring entrepreneurs in India. With its Shopmatic Go mobile app, entrepreneurs can set up online shops in just 2 minutes, start receiving online payments, promoting the store on social platforms, and overall managing the online business. The feature-rich platform of Shopmatic supports online sellers, right from creating a customized web-store to payment processing, logistics, promotions, analytics, and more. With its marketplace listing feature, Shopmatic helps sellers reach more customers by listing their products on Facebook, Amazon, eBay, and Lazada. The E-commerce Support team of Shopmatic offers complete support to the sellers, right from setting up the store to managing the complete online business.
One of the most popular and leading online marketplace in India, Flipkart offers a host of benefits for the sellers in the country. Selling on Flipkart is free and easy, with sellers only having to register and catalogue their products. Furthermore, in association with ‘Ecommerce Service Providers’, Flipkart supports sellers with a product photo shoot, logistics, cataloguing, packaging and more. It also runs a Seller Protection Program, to protect sellers from losses and ensures faster delivery through Flipkart Fulfilment services.
Another platform of choice for the Indian sellers, Amazon helps them in crossing the national borders and taking their offerings to the US and EU. Amazon offers easy listing tools for sellers to best showcase their products and takes care of shipping and delivery to offer the wholesome package of services. It also enhances the opportunities for sellers, via personalised recommendations, upselling and cross-selling products.
As India’s largest online B2B marketplace, IndiaMART connects buyers and suppliers. By getting on to IndiaMART, Indian sellers can access a wide network of buyers, who would be interested in their products. The platforms flaunt a 60% market share in India’s online B2B classified space and host small and medium-sized businesses and large-scale enterprises on its platform.