Products that can be stocked with zero or near-zero inventory cost, like digital movies, books and music, can benefit massively from the long Tail. Netflix and iTunes have done this to great effect.
Social shopping is on the rise with startups like Koolkart and Klouzly gaining traction, where you can create lists of items across various e-tailers and compare and share your wanted lists with friends, compare prices across sites, and make an informed and consulted decision. Mirraw.com, a Mumbai-based startup, not only brings the social shopping experience [...]
Jolivi has all the hardware that you would need to buy for your kitchen and dining table, except the modular kitchen and the dining table of course. Arranged in easy to navigate menus at the website, Jolivi.com is a simple, yet brilliant idea that would add fun to the heart of your home–the kitchen.
There has always been a conventional approach of looking into catalogs before buying some products. With the ecommerce boom, this is getting difficult. The tons of sites selling their wares online do little to help the customer, even if they have a list of bestselling items. The fashion-conscious buyer has to visit all those sites, and [...]
Bollywood actor Neha Dhupia has launched HerStyle (we earlier covered her ecommerce foray). HerStyle is an online store that offers International and national brands in lingerie, nightwear and alluring fragrances. In terms of technology, HerStyle runs on PrestaShop, a free open source ecommerce software and the site currently offers lingerie , nightwear, thermals , bags [...]
PepperFry, the eCommerce startup from the ex-Ebay heads, Ambreesh Murty and Ashish Shah, has gone live. The founders, in an interview soon after the $5Mn funding announcement, had mentioned that the venture would be focusing on Lifestyle segment that do not have an organized market or standardized products. The site currently hosts products in personal accessories and clothing, jewellery and [...]
There have been a lot of speculation regarding the latest valuation and series D funding of Flipkart. While a billion dollar valuation has been talked about and also been ridiculed, there wasn’t any credible name that came forward until now. A Reuters report names US based PE firms Carlyle and General Atlantic (was rumored earlier as well) to [...]