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Bushirt - The Emotional T-Shirts Place

Bushirt.com is a place to lay your hands on the coolest communication device- T-shirts. And if you thought this is another portal for customized T-shirts, think again. We have moved beyond customization; we have moved into a realm where everything is ‘by the people, for the people.’ – This is the mantra of Bushirt, we got from its website. To know more about Bushirt, we had a discussion with Niraj Rampuria, CEO and Founder of Bushirt.com.

Waiting for Your Order Delivered from Timtara.com?

Recently, we had a talk with Timtara CEO Arindam bose and published it in our forum. Within no time we received some 20+ comments and all talking negative about Timtara.com, we were surprised, this company got listed in top 20 hottest e commerce startup in DQ list. To understand the reality and  customers pain point we had shared these comments with Arindam. He assured us that he was reaching out to each and every dissatisfied customer.

A talk with Diana, Founder of Positiveluxury.com

Diana Verde Nieto founded Clownfish in 2002 – a pioneering global sustainability consultancy which she sold to Aegis Media in 2008. Born in Argentina, she has lived in Brazil,  New York, Singapore and China, but is now based in London. In 2011 Diana founded Positive Luxury, the  UK’S first online Consumer Guide  to Living Positively. The site bridges the gap between CSR and marketing by giving consumers access to brand’s social  and  environmental actions in a  simple,  jargon-­‐  free language at  click.  She has helped Unilever, Coca-­‐Cola and Nike amongst other clients with their Sustainability programs and was trained by Al Gore at the Alliance of Climate protection. Picked for the World  Economic Forum’s Young Global Leader  program in  2011,  she’s studied  at the Harvard   Kennedy  School on  Global Leadership  & Public  Policy,  sits  on  the  advisory  board  for  the YGL/World Economic  Forum  community and   is  a  member  of  the  Global  Agenda  Council  for  Sustai…

NaturalMantra – An Online Lifestyle Store Received Funding from Fremont Partners

NaturalMantra sells natural , organic and ecofriendly products to its customers.“Being natural is being as close to nature as possible” this is what NaturalMantra believes.  For natural products to be truly natural they have to be safe for humans to consume and have minimum impact on our planet thus making them sustainable. It is all about caring for the  health of  children and  planet. Recently, NaturalMantra received funding from Fremont Partners. To understand NaturalMantra better and what need they are addressing, we talked with Nishant Nayak, CEO and Founder of NaturalMantra.

Juvalia and You – An Online Fashion Jewellery Store

Two global trendsetters Anna from Russia and Livia from Brazil met in New York City and chatted about how they mutually enjoyed travelling the world collecting the best and most unique jewellery pieces from trendy, new upcoming designers. Years later, they created JUVALIA & YOU— an innovative and modern social selling company that offers today’s busy woman a career alternative, where she can achieve success and balance through a career in something she loves. Juvalia & You is incubated by Spingstar GmbH and Smile Group.  Smile Group is associated with Fashionandyou.com, DealsandYou.com and Bestylish.com. To know more about Juvelia &You, India, we had a talk with Chaitanya Aggarwal, Founder and CEO at Juvalia & You, India

HealthKart – Online Medical and Fitness Store

HealthKart is India's premier e-health store, where consumer healthcare products, such as diabetes supplies, nutrition supplements, home medical devices, baby care products etc can be ordered via internet and received at the doorstep. HealthKart sells authentic products, procured either directly from the manufacturer or authorized channels, as the best possible price to the consumer. In addition to selling healthcare products, HealthKart also offers free assistance and nutrition counseling. HealthKart was founded in March 2011 by IIT graduates - Prashant Tandon and Sameer Maheshwari who have significant experience in healthcare and technology domains, both in India and US. The founders are also MBA graduates of top tier US business schools. We had a chat with Prashant (Founder and Managing Director)  to know more about HealthKart and their plan going forward.

Yebhi.com - Current and Future Plans

Yebhi.com ( A brand of Big Shoe Bazaar)  -  Over 1100 brands, Interacts with over 5 million visitors every month and Ships 10,000 orders on daily basis. The state of art 100,000 sqft fulfillment center to ensure the inventory, the in-house delivery mechanism (Yebhi Express) to guarantee delivery within 24 hrs and the young and dynamic B-school graduates (Yebhi Champs) to ensure customer delight.  We got in touch with Mr. Manmohan Agarwal, CEO Big Shoe Bazaar (Brand owner Yebhi.com) to understand how he and his team was able to reach at this stage and what are their future plans.

What Should An Internet Retailer Do?

Online shopping in India has grown tremendously and in next few year it is going to grow exponentially. In the recent Gartner Report, Hype Cycle for Ecommerce,“Ecommerce in India” is showing “At the Peak”. This gives us a clear indication that Indian markets are going to witness spiral growth in this segment. Many brick and mortar storefronts  went online and others are planning to. Since opening an online store is no more a challenge, the next generation entrepreneurs have come up with only  "brick and click" model. Thanks to Ecommerce technology platforms such as Martjack, Shopclues, Bulidabazaar ,Magento and many others who are providing SaaS based solutions that in effect reducing the overall cost for an Internet Retailer.  

List of Online Shopping Websites in India

Looking for Best Online shopping sites in India or Top 10 ten 2016 shopping website in India. Many of you wrote to us about a post on List of online shopping sites. We tried to capture as many as possible since there are plenty of such online shopping sites and we can’t cover all. Here are few in which we are seeing some traction. This is just a list of online shopping companies in India. Whether you call it best shopping sites in India , cheap online shopping sites in India.

Please add in the list by putting names in the comment section that you think are worthy enough , we will add them. 
Below is the list.

WonderBra makes its India debut on Zivame.com

Zivame, India’s premier online lingerie store, features over 1000 lingerie styles to choose from: bridal lingerie, plus size lingerie, everyday wear, shapewear, lounge wear, nightwear and swimwear for women. The collection is curated and hand-picked from the top national and international brands like Hanes,Triumph, Ultimo, Lovable, Plié, Jockey,Amanté, Bw!tch, Enamor, Hollywood Fashion Secretsand many others. Recently Zivame has announced that WonderBra (Part of HanesBrands Inc), the iconic American brand of lingerie is making its debut in India through Zivame.com We got a chance to talk to Shekar Tewari, MD, HanesBrands Apparel India andRicha Kar, CEO, Zivame.com.

Augmented Reality : Is Conversion Happening ?

Augmented Reality is no more a buzz word for Internet Retailers. With the advent of this concept, the trend has changed the way  customers shop. People are trying out products before making any purchases. It  is really making shoppers life a bit easy to pick , try and choose their products while sitting at home. 

After seeing the interest among customers, many internet retailers have started mixing virtual world to the real world i.e. implementing augmented reality applications and making the life simpler for online buyers. But we wanted to go deeper and see whether the conversion is happening.  Whether Augmented reality is really helping in purchases to happen.

Couch Commerce for Online Retailers?

What is this couch commerce? Couch Commerce is nothing but purchases made using Tablets. it is also called “ C Commerce, T commerce i.e. Tablet Commerce” like, we all  know about fCommerce (Facebook Commerce),mCommerce (Mobile Commerce) ,eCommerce (electronic Commerce), it is just a new word in this alphabet soup. The trend is picking up for C-Commerce . According to Equation Research for Zmags, 70% of tablet usage is at home – specifically, either on the couch or in bed.