Zepo: India E-Commerce Census 2013-14. Your Neighborhood Businessman Goes Online!

Ecommerce is to small businesses today, what the telephone was in the 90′s – another great medium to take orders! 5 years ago, a designer running a boutique in the HauzKhas village in Delhi, wouldn’t have thought it was possible to sell her dresses all the way to a customer …

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Shopo Acquired by Snapdeal

Shopo acquired by Snapdeal- End of a niche Marketplace

Shopo the exclusive marketplace for handicrafts was recently acquired by the Marketplace biggie Snapdeal for an undisclosed amount. Shopo, founded 2 years ago and backed by Sequa was a niche market place providing sellers of handicraft works an exclusive platform. Post integration the sellers have been moved in to the …

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Review of Domestic Courier Services for eCommerce Businesses

Ever since we started with Zepo and even before that, we have dealt with courier companies in India on a first hand basis. And we have had agonizingly frustrating experiences with some. Logistics is to ecommerce what queues are to retail stores! The longer the wait, the more frustrated a …

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Kati Patang: Not the classic Bollywood movie but an online store for kites by a 19 year old!

Sahil Kukreja is like every other teenager; 19 year old guy, currently in his 2nd year of college. Being a true Amdavadi, he has been completely lost in the fervour of the upcoming Uttarayan festival. His love for kites and aspirations of being an entrepreneur is what led him to …

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600+ Online Stores go out-of-business overnight!

While the Indian e- Commerce scene has been busy celebrating its poster boy, Flipkart, and it’s recent round of funding, in a parallel universe, the atmosphere hasn’t been so jubilant. In the recent past, more than 600 online stores who were sharing the same e-Commerce platform went out of business …

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Can you start your eCommerce portal without a single product in stock? (Drop-shipping in Indian eCommerce)

So you are bitten by the entrepreneurship bug 🙂 And now you want to enter the hot eCommerce market in India by starting your own e-commerce portal! BUT HEY, you don’t manufacture anything.. and you don’t want to invest any money in stock either! So what will you sell? How will you do …

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A Review of Major Payment Gateways in India

There are tons of reviews on payment Gateways in India; So what prompted us to write one more? Because we feel that many of the old reviews have become less relevant over a period of time and are just an overdose for the first timers. So we wanted to prepare …

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