Bangalore: Indians have finally taken to shop online. Initiatives like Google’s online shopping festival was a blockbuster in the country, waned the remaining whatever apprehensions people had, to shop online. At the time you are about to call it a year, here are the top 12 online shopping sites in India, compiled according to Alexa rankings, that delighted the shopaholics on the go, at office, at home or simply whenever the urge to shop surfaced.
Naaptol was founded by Manu Agarwal in 2008 in Mumbai. The website was essentially a price comparison engine, but later evolved into an online market place. The company focuses on Tier 2 and Tier 3 retail markets, and also comes up with lowest possible prices on products. It’s the platform where merchants from different city can post their products and buyers can buy them.
According to Alexa, the site is particularly popular in Mumbai and Delhi. The fraction of visits to this site referred by search engines is approximately 15%. Alexa global rank of Naaptol is 1,809, its ranking in India is 136 and has 3,557 sites linking in.
Infibeam.com was founded by Vishal Mehta in 2007. It is an e-commerce company headquartered in Ahmedabad and is an online retailer for books, electronics, and automobiles in the country. The company has offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore.
According to Alexa, Search engines refer approximately 9 percent of visits to this site; about 36 percent of visits to Infibeam.com are bounces (one pageview only). Its Alexa global ranking is 1,966, India ranking is 135 and has 5,465 sites linking in.
Sandeep Aggarwal and Sanjay Sethi co-founded ShopClues.com in July 2011 in Silicon Valley. It is a fully managed marketplace that connects buyers and sellers online and offers a trusted and safe online shopping experience.
According to Alexa, the site\’s visitors view 7.0 unique pages each day on average. The site has a bounce rate of about 32 percent (one pageview only). Shopclues.com is particularly highly ranked in the city of Gurgaon. The Alexa global ranking is 2,050, Indian ranking is 129 and it has 775 site linking in.
Sanjay Suri, former architect at Amazon founded Tradus.com. Tradus.com offers online shopping for mobiles, cameras, laptops, clothes, jewellery, home appliances and many more at best prices, and also offers pay cash on delivery (COD) option. Tradus Coupon Codes is usually mailed to all their subscribers for current offers, so you should register your email to get the latest news and alerts from them.
The site is particularly highly ranked in the city of Gurgaon. The site\’s visitors view 8.9 unique pages each day on average. Sites Alexa global ranking is 1,330, Indian ranking is 92 and has 542 site linking in.
Yebhi.com is a life style online shopping portal, and it is a franchisee of Bigshoebazaar, founded in the year 2009. It is a one-stop-shop for all lifestyle products and offers the latest and quality product to its customers dealing in Shoes, apparels, Bags, Mobiles, Cameras, Sunglasses, Watches accessories and many more.
The site has Alexa global ranking of 1,277, Indian ranking of 89 and has 1,825 sites linking in.
Myntra.com is an online shopping retailer of fashion and casual lifestyle products, founded by Mukesh Bansal, Ashutosh Lawania, and Vineet Saxena in February 2007 and headquartered in Bangalore.
According to Alexa, visitors to Myntra.com view 5.6 unique pages each day on average. Its Alexa global ranking is 1,032, Indian ranking is 73, and has 1,153 sites linking in.
Though not a shopping site, Makemytrip.com does online transactions so it is included in this countdown. It is one of the most popular site to purchase International or Domestic Flight or Bus tickets, Hotel booking, holiday tours and packages. Founded in April, 2000, MakeMyTrip.com has offices in 20 cities across India and 2 international offices in New York and San Francisco, in addition to several franchise locations.
Makemytrip.com has Alexa global ranking of 929, Indian ranking of 64, and has 4,802 sites liking in.
HomeShop18 offers innovative and demonstrative retail experiences on TV and the internet. It is a venture of Network 18 Group that was launched as India’s first 24 hour Home Shopping TV channel on 9 April 2008.The television network can be seen on cable, satellite, and some terrestrial channels in India.
According to Alexa, the fraction of visits to the site referred by search engines is approximately 10 percent. Its Alexa global ranking is 928, Indian ranking is 928, and has 2,512 sites linking in.
The company was started by Kunal Bahl, a Wharton graduate and Rohit Bansal, alumnus of IIT Delhi, in February 2010, and is headquartered in New Delhi. It was started as a daily deal online platform and has later expanded into product retailing across various categories like Mobiles, Electronics, Fashion accessories, Apparel, Footwear, Kids, Home and Kitchen, Sports, Books; and services like Restaurants, Spas & Entertainment amongst others. Snapdeal.com offers daily deals and saving, for almost all the cities of India like Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Calcutta, Hyderabad and others, so you have to sign up for their email newsletter to know best offers.
It has the Alexa global ranking of 830, Indian ranking of 59 and has 3,443 sites linking in.
Jabong.com is a fashion and lifestyle ecommerce portal, owned by Rocket Internet. It retails apparel, footwear, accessories, beauty products, fragrances, home accessories and other fashion and lifestyle products. The site started operations in January 2012. Its co-founders were Arun Chandra Mohan, Praveen Sinha, Manu Kumar Jain and Mukul Bafana. To know the best offers you can signup for the email newsletter.
According to Alexa, search engines refer about 6 percent of visits to Jabong.com, and it has Alexa global ranking of 706, Indian ranking of 47 and has 1,294 sites linking in.
eBay is an American multinational internet consumer-to-consumer corporation that manages eBay.com, an online auction and shopping website in which people and businesses buy and sell a broad variety of goods and services worldwide. Founded in San Jose, California, on September 5, 1995, by French-born Iranian-American computer programmer Pierre Omidyar. eBay India is India’s one of the leading eCommerce marketplace and is a 100 percent subsidiary of eBay Inc.
According to Alexa, ebay.in\’s visitors view an average of 11.8 unique pages per day. Its Alexa global ranking is 371, Indian ranking is 23 and has 3,977 sites linking in.
Flipkart is an Indian e-commerce company headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka. It was founded by Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal in 2007. In its initial years, Flipkart focused on online sales of books, but it later expanded to electronic goods and a variety of other products. Flipkart offers multiple payment methods like credit card, debit card, net banking, e-gift voucher, and Cash on Delivery.
According to Alexa, Flipkart.com visitors to the site view an average of 8.0 unique pages per day, and it has a Alexa global ranking of 233, Indian ranking of 13 and has 8,207 sites linking in.
Source : Siliconindia.com