Online shopping is becoming more and more popular these days. In developing countries such as India, this trend has risen in the past few years. Lesser and lesser people now want to go out in the crowded streets and buy goods. Indeed, the population has grown so much that large cities and metropolitan, where most major electronics and other stores are, have become jam packed. Traffic conditions are bad, and it takes a lot of time and effort just to commute to those stores. Then, there’s a chance the product you are looking for isn’t available. And at these stores, not all the specifications are available to the customers.
Why then should you bother going all the way down to the stores, when the products can come right at your doorstep? There’s a plethora of websites where you can buy products online. Not all of them are good, but here, we have picked out the top 10 online stores that are good and reliable.
1. Home Shop 18
HomeShop 18 is owned by one of India’s fastest growing media group, Network18, which also runs popular television channels such as CNBC, TV18 etc. They have also launched India’s first 24 hour Home shopping TV channel! Home Shop was awarded the best shipping website of 2008 by PCWorld. At HomeShop 18, you will find a wide range of products such as appliances, kitchen accessories, cameras, mobiles, laptops, gifts. and more,
FlipKart offers a wide range of products from books online through phones & mobile accessories, laptops, computer accessories, cameras, movies, music, televisions, consumer electronics, gadgets, and more. Payments are accepted through various methods such as Credit / Debit cards, net banking, etc. It also provides the great option of Cash on Delivery for most products. FlipKart is the largest e-commerce player in India today.
3. eBay India
eBay is the largest shopping website in the world. And it has an Indian branch, where people in India can buy goods. It is India’s leading marketplace where users can virtually buy anything, from mobile phones, to fashion accessories to antiques and more. There are a staggering 50,000 categories you can choose from, which makes it one of the largest online shopping stores in India.
IndiaPlaza is another world’s largest e-commerce company with a catalogue of over 3.5 million products to on sale. It also has an in-house control of web technologies, warehousing, logistics etc. And based in Bangalore, IndiaPlaza provides a round the clock customer service in case any problems arise.
Future Bazaar is one of India’s largest online retailers. It is part of the same network that owns businesses like Big Bazaar, Pentaloons and eZone. It offers a wide range in cameras, consumer durables, home decor, home entertainment, appliances and electronics, mobile. It has a customer care based in Mumbai offering 24/7 services to people.
Although relatively new, this site boasts of a 4 million visitors per month. Infibeam deal with a wide range of products, and the offer cash on delivery for some of the items. They also offer inspection for goods and test drives for cars and bikes before you pay for them. Definitely one of the most reliable online shopping store.
Tradus.in is owned by ibibo from books to clothes they sell you everything. Tradus offers the Online Shopping in India to buy Books, Mobiles, Cameras, Watches, Apparel, Home Appliances, Ipods & Many More at Lowest Price & Free shipping although their refunding process takes more than expected time and they don’t ship all over India but still at no 3 on our list
Launched in January 2008, Naaptol has grown to become India’s leading comparison based social shopping portal, the one-stop destination for all shoppers, merchants and market enthusiasts.
Shop Online – Buy Mobile Phones, Laptops, Digital Cameras, MP3 Players, TVs and Hard Disks + Free Shipping .One of the unique feature of this site is item prices get reduce after selling in big quantity for example a 4 gb pendrive is listed at 350 if 5 people buys it price gets down at 320 if 10-15 people buys it gets down at 285 so on buytheprice is at no 5 on our top10 list
Fashion and You is an invitation-only online destination. It features the best International & Indian designer brands in luxury, hi-fashion and lifestyle experiences for men, women, children and your home.
Here was a list of the best online shopping stores you could shop from in India. If you know of any stores better than these, then drop a comment and we’ll review that store! Happy shopping :)
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